The Soothing System is a short film written and produced by Mari Meyer and Sarah Cronk and directed by Erik Spink. It was shot on location in City Island, The Bronx and Manhattan in 2016 by Director of Photography Amitabh Joshi. Post-production wrapped in September 2017.

The film is inspired by the Edgar Allan Poe short story The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether and reimagines this classic tale in a contemporary setting with female leads.

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