From directors Mackenzie Leigh Barmen (who doubles as the cinematographer) and Misti Dawn Garritano (credited as the primary writer and lead actress) comes a story about a married couple. And to say any more than that would spoil the fun for the viewer!
‘Nox’ doesn’t suffer from this symptom plaguing the indie film scene, balancing both style and substance to near perfection.
Tom was kind enough to take some time out of his busy schedule to answer some more interview questions. He talks independent filmmaking and how much he admires Will Forget, both as a person, and as a gifted actor.
For one, this film will resonate with independent filmmakers, and even with cinephiles, who understand the challenges that one faces when making a movie—regardless of budget, length, or location. Once you familiarize yourself with the quirky nature of the line delivery and subtle touches of light comedy, there’s so much to love about this 12 minute short.
The look and feel of the 80s, or at least what we’ve come to expect from the retro-aesthetic, is fully realized by the cinematography from Brain Morgan and the production design. On the topic of costumes, ‘Italian Turtles’, and more specifically, Mary Ortega, avoids the common exaggeration-overly expressive outfits-in favor of simplicity.
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I highly suggest that you seek out more independent projects like this one. Doll It Up’s comedy, accomplished by Cox and the supporting cast, will kindle a few laughs at the very least.
Who says that two con artists can’t double as pseudo-paranormal investigators who stumble upon a groundbreaking discovery?