Written by and starring a 14-year-old girl, Purgatory House is a snapshot of how it feels to be a teen in today's world. The film chronicles the after-life journey of a lonely teen who abandons her life of turmoil and drug addiction, only to find herself caught somewhere between heaven and hell. Will she accept her drab existence or finally discover within herself the power to change.
Plot Summary:Filmed back in 2001 with miniDV cameras and edited on early home-based computers, "Purgatory House" marked the very beginning of the democratization of film. Written by and starring a 14-year-old at-risk girl, Celeste Davis was the first youngest sole-credited feature screenwriter. This gritty, grassroots film chronicles the after-life journey of a lonely teen who abandoned her life of peer pressure only to find herself caught between Heaven and Hell. Here she will remain stuck a 14-year-old forever unless she can find within herself the courage to change.