Before it was a feature film, ‘AWOL’ was a Sundance Award-winning short film about love and desperation in a small town.
Given few options for her future, lesbian teenager Joey decides to join the military. Will a romance with a married housewife give her a way out?
Directed by Deb Shoval.
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This description is from the short film’s original source, which can be found here: AWOL