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A mysterious door-to-door salesman shows up at Levi’s home begging for a shot to present his very Scientology-esque pitch. Before Levi knows it, he’s sitting in his living room with his mail carrier tripping out to some serious mystical weirdness that involves the band Sun Araw, a snake and horns. Matthew Lessner’s Chapel Perilous won the Short Film Audience Award at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, and it’s easy to see why. Star David Gerson, who plays Levi, charms us with mumbling, lethargic response to the madness (with a Capri Sun never far from hand). Spooky salesman Kris Park expertly straddles the line between home-invasion creep and quirky zealot. Meanwhile, we want to see the exuberant Bobby McGee is just about everything from...
- Alison Nastasi
Today’s film is the 2013 short Chapel Perilous. The film stars Kris Park, Bobby McGee, and David Henry Gerson, and is written and directed by Matthew Lessner. This is Lessner’s third short, and his first since he made his feature filmmaking debut in 2011. Chapel Perilous made its debut at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, where it won the Youtube Shorts Audience Award.
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- Deepayan Sengupta
2 items from 2014
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