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Discontent • 25m
Directed by Lois Weber and Allen G. Siegler • 1916 • United States
Starring J. Edwin Brown, Charles Hammond, Katherine Griffith
Director Lois Weber also provided the script for this short family drama, which follows a discontented Civil War veteran who leaves the home for aging soldiers where he has been living and moves in with his wealthy nephew. Focusing on the tensions that arise as a result, DISCONTENT offers an incisive exploration of change, family dynamics, class, and happiness.