Cinema Therapy meets Zach Braff — Addiction & Grief in A GOOD PERSON

From Cinema Therapy.

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How do you cope with grief and guilt? Where do you turn when hardship feels insurmountable?

Licensed therapist Jonathan Decker and filmmaker Alan Seawright are joined by an actual very professional filmmaker, Zach Braff! They’re reacting to his new film, A Good Person. Zach shares his desire to tell a story about grief, addiction, and everyday struggles as well as the power of humor and human connection. Jonathan explains why the characters’ journeys feel authentic to real recovery experiences, and Alan praises the stellar cinematography, the realistic writing, and the transcendent performances by Florence Pugh and Morgan Freeman. Two acting legends! They all share the power of human connection in their lives and how this film resonates with their experiences. It was an absolute joy to talk with Zach and dive deeper into his vision and storytelling. This episode is spoiler-free, so you’ll have to see the rest for yourself in theaters.

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Cinema Therapy is:
Written by: Megan Seawright, Jonathan Decker, and Alan Seawright
Produced by: Jonathan Decker, Megan Seawright, Alan Seawright, Sophie Téllez, and Corinne Demyanovich
Edited by: Trevor Horton
Director of Photography: Bradley Olsen
English Transcription by: Anna Preis