Synopsis: An aging millionaire begins to doubt the motivations of his young wife.
Notes: Originally made for the 2009 Bloodshots Vancouver, a 48 hour horror film contest. Recipient of "Honorable Mention" by the jury. Shot on Tri-X Super 8 film and hand processed to a negative, one light transfer to SD DV by a Workprinter XP. Still photos sequence were shot on a Nikon DSLR & edited by our photographer, Ariel Kirk-Gushowaty.
The music was written and recorded live to cassette tape by Bill Beattie & Alex Zhang Hungtai (of Dirty Beaches), in the basement of the decaying mansion we shot in whilst the film was being shot upstairs. All dialogue and sound effects were recorded in post & mixed by Bill.
Our contest elements: Genre: Giallo, Weapon: Clothes Iron, Prop: J&B Scotch, Dialogue: "What kind of game are you playing."
Bloodshots 2009 (Vancouver, Canada)
Szeged Super 8mm Festival 2010 (Hungary)