“Addicted bliss degenerates into an unfulfilling relationship ‘A NEW YORK LOVE STORY ‘” via Hollywood Independents

“Filmmaker & star Apolla Echino is engaging as Delphine, an assertive intelligent woman, yet at times desperate for affection, in this gripping story of what  may seem at first glance to be a  promising romance.  Her love interests referred to as Painter, is played charmingly, seductively and deceitfully by  Richard Short.  It is made clear  that other interests from Painter permeates their dating, therefore preparing the groundwork for what will  progressively devolve into a destructive and addictive relationship.  The only spectators who seem to fully comprehend her compromising situation are her friends,  who through bitter feuds and quasi interventions, attempt to help her see the reality of the terminally damaging relationship she has created for herself.   By allowing painter to continue to “hook her” with his sweet nothings as she is lead to increasingly more embarrassing moments of disillution, Delphine slowly begins to  realize painter may not be the best suitable candidate for her affections. Upon arrival to a place of resignation where frustration and resentment are interwoven with the lust and the unrequited love Delphine feels for  painter, it’s too late to control the outcome or sever ties to this addicted and suffocating reality. Unable to separate these feelings, even during her romantic seductions by painter,   Delphine will propel the eventual  decay of not only her hopes for a possible exclusive relationship with this unsuitable candidate, but will also chip away at her self esteem leaving it hollow inside and in a place of submission where her willingness to keep this destructive addictive relationship alive will overshadow any good reasoning and common sense.  By the time...