The commitment of marriage;
The joy of routine;
The perils of true love.


Dale Raoul & Ray Thompson

A film by

Todd Felderstein

Written by

Jeffrey Fischer Smith, Julie Nichols & Todd Felderstein


As a loving couple of 30+ years goes about their morning routine, it soon becomes evident that Mae's husband Edgar has deviated from what has become second nature. Today he has something on his mind though struggles to find the perfect opportunity to share what troubles him with his one true love. That is when Mae takes matters in her own hands. She confronts her husband as to why the sudden change of protocol. Edgar must now reveal to his wife a truth that will change their lives forever. 


- Best Script: 2019 Classical Arts Film Festival - 

(Jeffrey Fischer Smith, Julie Nichols & Todd Felderstein)

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About the Film



As the commitment of marriage has slipped into a routine of habit in this short film, Edgar, Mae's husband, suddenly changes the status quo as he struggles to muster the gumption to share with his life long love a truth that will alter their schedule for the rest of their days. 

Cast & Crew


A film by Todd Felderstein

Based on the play "Reservations" 

by Jeffrey Fischer Smith


Dale Raoul ... Mae

Ray Thompson ... Edgar

  • Directed by Todd Felderstein
  • Executive Producers - Jeffrey Fischer Smith & Julie Nichols
  • Written by Jeffrey Fischer Smith, Julie Nichols & Todd Felderstein
  • Cinematographer - Nick Ramsey
  • Editor - Shelby Baldock
  • Production Design - Marisa Stelly
  • Boom Operator - Gabriel Carnick
  • Sound Mix - Sean Hayes
  • Assistant Camera/Gaffer - Jordan Fliehler 
  • 2nd Assistant Camera - Kitty Hu
  • Composer - Luke Bakker

Film Festivals (2018)


  • Short & Sweet Hollywood (WiP, 2017)
  • Flathead Lake International Cinemafest
  • Hollywood Reel International Film Festival
  • Director's Circle of Shorts
  • Audience Awards
  • L.A. Cine Fest - Semi Finalist
  • Shorts at the Seaside (U.K.)
  • Genre Celebration Festival (Japan)
  • Vagabond Film Festival (U.K.)
  • Classic Arts Film Festival (Winner: Best Script) 

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