Five Days Gone (2011)

Five Days Gone (2011) Five Days Gone (2011)

About the Film

Five Days Gone is the debut feature from writer/director Anna Kerrigan. An edgy update on the Chekhovian tradition of a week in the country gone awry, Five Days Gone is a witty drama that explores themes of family, intimacy, class and sexual politics. This digital film was shot over three weeks in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, and New York City in May of 2010. It is the first production of Jack Fish Films and is produced in association with Pilot NYC.

Filmmaker Bio: Anna Kerrigan

Anna Kerrigan is a screenwriter, playwright, and director based in New York City. Under the mentorship of Neil Labute, Anna wrote and directed Five Days Gone, her first feature film. A 2004 graduate of Stanford, she received the University’s Robert Golden Medal Award for her thesis production The Poor, which she wrote under the mentorship of Artist-in-Residence Cherrie Moraga. While at Stanford, Anna wrote, directed and produced short films and served on the Board of the Stanford Film Society, continuing a career in cinema she began at age 16 as a Production Coordinator on a 35 mm anamorphic thesis film at USC. In 2009, Anna was invited to join the Ensemble Studio Theater’s Youngblood Playwrights group for promising playwrights under 30. She has developed a number of screenplays and plays both in New York and at the Williamstown Theatre Festival where she also assisted Obie Award-winning director Alex Timbers. She works as a freelance writer for online, alternative, print and on-air advertisements as well as in Television and Film production. Anna has also held jobs as a dogwalker, publicist and barista. Anna is currently represented by William Morris Endeavor.