Award of Excellence – “Your Mileage May Vary” (Canada)

Title: Your Mileage May Vary
Runtime: 7 min
Country: Canada
Director: Hollie Olenik
Writer/ Cinematographer: Jackson Peters
Editor: Andrew Barton
Producer: Stephanie de Bem
Placement: Award of Excellence
Competition: December, 2020

Synopsis: A middle-aged woman makes a last-ditch effort to sell her eye-sore car to an optimistic teenage rocker. This goes smoothly until they find a time capsule of forgotten items from her youth. Bonding over discovered similar interests, they try to grapple the generational gap, nostalgia, and envy of each other’s lives. During the encounter, the woman begins to second guess her decision to sell the car.