Empyrean_2013Sadie’s always kept her balance by being in control and staying independent, but when her father, Jim, is suddenly diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, she must return to her secluded family home to help her family care for him during his final days. As the tumor ravages his mind and memory, Sadie struggles to adapt to his erratic behavior and to keep the peace among her family as they each search for a way to accept his impending death. Sadie must overcome the chaos within her father’s mind, her family and herself, in order to let go as gracefully as possible — without the goodbye she so desperately needs. This film is a work in progress.