The short that started it all. Conceived and written
by Sybil Darrow and Directed by Dean
Pollack, "Piece A' Cake"
premiered at Hollywood's famous Egyptian Theatre
as part of The American Cinematheque's Women
In Film series.
made a comedy, Sybil and Dean certainly expected
the laughs that came from the audience, but what
they didn't expect was the overwhelming amount
of emotion and tears the film also elicited from
female viewers. Many women came up to them after
the screening and said that before seeing the
short they felt so alone in their struggles as
women, and now finally knew there were others
just like them.
was then that Dean and Sybil realized that they
had to expand this story into a feature called