The Pages Of My Heart
DIRECTED BY: DEON GIBSON
FIRST AD: SHELLITA BOXIE
SHAILA VELAZQUEZ, MELISSA AMOS & DEON GIBSON
What's this film about?
Aaliyah Wilson is a 27-year-old talented actress and acting teacher who feels stagnant in her career and love life.
After graduating from one of the best-acting programs in the state, Aaliyah has high hopes for a successful career in television and film. However, she lives in sunny St. Petersburg, Florida where there are beautiful beaches but no big television and film productions. In order to maintain her career as an actress, she auditions for local commercials that don’t seem to be getting her anywhere. Disappointed that her career hasn’t exactly gone the way she expected, Aaliyah acquires a lackadaisical attitude that bleeds into, her love life.
Aaliyah’s love life takes a turn when she meets an attractive, aspiring journalist and poet, Aubrey Jones. After Aaliyah hesitantly agrees to go on a date with Aubrey, she realizes she may just have a chance at love when the two hit it off. The creative duo fall quickly and hard for each other, it appears they’ve both met their match. However, Aubrey and Aaliyah’s whirlwind romance doesn’t last long. When Aaliyah discovers that Aubrey’s been keeping something from her she regrets ever giving love a chance and decides to break it off. Aaliyah faces her biggest heartbreak yet when she suffers loss in the most unexpected way.
It is through tragedy and loss that Aaliyah finally discovers to get what you want, you have to take risks.