Nancy Froeschle: Edwin and Maudey
An excerpt from Edwin and Maudey, a short film written by Nancy Froeschle.
Would you do it all again?
Edwin smiles at her. Takes her hand in his and kisses it.
Both seem a little drowsy.
You bet your boots I would.
Maudey’s eyes tear up a little.
I’m going to miss you. I’m going to
miss you, my sweetheart.
Edwin nods. All his love for his wife is contained in his
I’ve got you, Maudey – For always.
Sleepy, they both lean back in their rockers. Keep watch over
each other until their eyes close. Eventually the chairs stop
Do you know how challenging it is to concentrate on art with tears? This is a seriously beautiful short film. When Nancy shared this script idea that soon after became a short film, I couldn’t get it out of my mind. And when I got a sneak preview I was even more deeply in the story. What a life, what a story, what an ending! Beautiful.