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The Downside of Bliss (2021)

100 min | Drama

Many years after the death of his wife, a bereft Musician (Johnny Derek) returns home and finds his Daughter (Bliss) on his doorstep, desperate to provide care for her little girl. But when Bliss confronts him about his destructive ways, ...See moreMany years after the death of his wife, a bereft Musician (Johnny Derek) returns home and finds his Daughter (Bliss) on his doorstep, desperate to provide care for her little girl. But when Bliss confronts him about his destructive ways, Johnny must learn the value of family before Bliss dies of cancer and loses her daughter to foster care. Written by Pamela Huffington-Smythe See less
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Director
Writers
Ron Pucillo (screenplay by) (story by) | Carver Irish (technical consultant)
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Production Designers
Charlene Andrew | Alex Carerro (production design department) | Ambar Martinez (co-production_designer) | Natasha Pirouzian
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Updated Aug 25, 2020

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Jul 1, 2021 (United States)
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