The Cold and The Quiet

Colleen Griffen

Isolated over the Christmas holiday by her own anxiety, a young college student finds herself responsible for a stranger's troubled children as she struggles with the unsettling connection between her own unraveling mental stability and the cold, quiet dark of their broken home.  Written by, produced and directed by Illinois filmmaker Colleen Griffen, co-written by and starring Katie Oellerich, executive produced by Joe Chappelle, who is also currently producing the NBC series CHICAGO FIRE.

The Cold and the Quiet made its Chicago Premiere at the Midwest Independent Film Festival in April 2014, earning the award for Best Actress for that year.

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