Return to Zero

Synopsis: RETURN TO ZERO is based on the true story of a successful couple preparing for the arrival of their first child. Just weeks before their due date they discover that their son has died in the womb and will be stillborn. Lives and relationship forever altered by the loss, they try to cope through denial, escape and alcohol, but nothing can save their marriage. And that's when they discover that they're again pregnant (from a last ditch 'save the marriage' getaway to Las Vegas), and must come together to face a turbulent and terrifying pregnancy.
Genre: Drama
Director(s): Sean Hanish
Production: Cannonball Productions
  Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 7 nominations.
104 min


Thought. Action.

I know I've said it to you

a million times,

But I'm really serious now.

You got to do a vision board.

I know you think it's weird.

When I was 30,

I really wanted to open my life

up to new possibilities.

So I set

a really clear intention,

And I made a weird vision board.

It just helps focus your energy

On putting the right thoughts

and actions out there

To attract the right people

and situations to you.


that we talk about in here,

They're just tools to help you

get the life that you want.

But you have to be willing

to do the heavy lifting.

You really think that

the thoughts you put out there

Affect what happens to you?

I do.

You know, I don't give a rat's

ass that you need more men.

You're 10 days

behind schedule already,

Which is some kind

of world record

Since you only started the job

last Thursday.

When he sees us both here,

he's gonna know something's up.

So let me handle it, okay?


Your ineptitude, it's smashing

through the space-Time continuum.

You ought to get

a Nobel prize for that.

No, I'm not wearing the hat.

Hey, bud!




Yeah, I got your text.


You got it right the first time!


is it with you two?

It's a "Y" chromosome thing.

You were missed.

No, I was not.

So, what's wrong?


Why would you think

something's wrong?

You're both here.

Forget about the hat!

Listen, I'm not gonna

sue myself.

But if I could make money

out of that, I would.

Now get out of here.

It's Ned. Again.

The same goddamned thing?


Well, Ned's insurance covers it,

but we were thinking...

yeah, I don't pay you

to think, stats.

Oh. That's right.

I'll just gonna stand here

and be a girl.

Okay, dad. Dad. We got to figure

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Sean Hanish

Sean Hanish is an American film writer, producer and director best known for Return to Zero and Sister Cities. He is also a multi-award-winning commercial director and the President of Cannonball Productions. With the success of his first two feature films, Sean has established "A business template that has allowed Hanish to make more movies on his own terms — and even turn a small profit for investors."Sean is a member of the Directors Guild of America (DGA), the Writers Guild of America (WGA), and the Producers Guild of America (PGA). more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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