It is about a high school student named Freya McAllister (Navi Rawat) who begins hearing voices in her head and ends up misdiagnosed as having schizophrenic catalepsy. She spends nine years in an institution before a government doctor (Peter Horton) for the National Security Agency realizes Freya might instead be telepathic – and he promptly whisks her away from the institution and commences training her on an isolated farm for the NSA. —Wikipedia
Michael “Breck” Eisner (born December 24, 1970) is an American television and film director.
Eisner was born Michael Eisner in California, the son of Jane Breckenridge, a business advisor and computer programmer, and Michael Eisner, the former Walt Disney Company chief executive. Eisner attended Harvard High School (now Harvard Westlake), Georgetown University, and the University of Southern California’s film school.
For a directing project at Georgetown, he filmed a contemporary riff on Alice in Wonderland, shooting scenes in the vast empty attic of Healy Hall on the campus, as well as in an abandoned circular trolley-car tunnel under Dupont Circle in the District of Columbia. At USC, he directed his MFA thesis film, Recon, which starred Peter Gabriel. He also directed a Shakespeare play on the campus.
Eisner had used some of Digital Domain’s processors to render images for his film, and the company suggested he meet with some commercial… read more