Dealing with insurance companies can often be hell, but surely if you see the agent face to face, they’ll help you right?
|Director(s)||Sam Guest, Julia Baylis|
|Screenplay By||Sam Guest, Julia Baylis|
|Date Released (Sundance Film Festival)||1/28/2021|
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With a week before Daisy’s wheelchair ramp being potentially repossessed, she hopes a meeting with an insurance company agent will lead to her claim being processed. But whether Rudy will actually do so is anyone’s guess.
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- Reason(s) for Film Rating: There is violence and cursing.
- Jump Scares/ Laughs/ Tear-Jerking Moments: N/A
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After an accident, Daisy had a T11 vertebrae injury that required her to be in a wheelchair and get a ramp installed. Now, more than a year since the accident, she is just trying to get the money from the insurance company to pay it off.
Rudy is an insurance agent that gives the industry a bad name.
Sharing The Frustration of Dealing With An Insurance Company
Whether or not you have employer-sponsored insurance, dealing with insurance companies and the medical industry, in general, can be a pain in the ass. Especially when you begin to feel they want you healthy enough to keep paying into the system but never sick enough to truly need them for then you are a liability. And I swear to you, as you watch Daisy deal with Rudy and the receptionist, it makes you take a deep breath in and a deep breath out to calm your blood pressure.
Yet, with Rudy being who he is, and unapologetic about it, that makes everything that happens to him the sweetest comeuppance.
Rating: Positive (Worth Seeing)
I’m not going to lie, when it comes to Wiggle Room, it originally wasn’t on my list of things to watch, but Gibson caught my eye, and something about her presence made me want to know Daisy’s story. And as we saw people blow up on staff members of the insurance agency, yet her remain calm, I just wanted to see her succeed. And for that, Wiggle Room receives a positive label. For in a sea of shorts, it does what you so badly want when you have far too many options: hooking you early and rewarding you for sticking around.
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