Health issues are finally forcing the elderly Myrtle out of her house. She's foul-mouthed and bigoted to everyone, including Season, her latest fresh-out-of-school caregiver. The truths the two women learn from each other leave both forever changed.
"Thank You, Amelia Earhart" is an unflinching look at a woman whose heart takes her on a dark and conflicted journey which ultimately teaches her that love never dies."
- WorldFest Houston international jury, April, 2023
"Between the dynamic filmmaking team of Al and Brandi Mertens, the deeply personal nature of the material, along with Al’s genuine artistic vision and willingness to take risks, ‘Thank You, Amelia Earhart’ succeeds in doing what few films do: it leaves a lasting impression.”
- Hollywood Weekly Magazine cover story, June, 2023 https://issuu.com/hollywood/docs/al_mertens_print