Delicately sketching a woman artist's emotional maturity, ALCHEMY is the sensitive, slightly obtuse first feature from filmmaker Suzanne Meyers.
The plot adopts a three-part structure. In the first segment, "Charity," Louisa Garrison (Rya Kihlstedt) is a sculptor in a sputtering affair with painter Ethan (D.V. De Vincentis), and unable to forget his past infidelity with a girl named Kitty. Ultimately, the doubts and resentment drive Louisa
away. Months later, Ethan dies in a car accident, and Louisa encounters the grieving Kitty (Erica Chahoy), who was indeed seeing Ethan up until the end. Somewhat calculatingly, Louisa befriends and comforts Kitty, but question...