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Multi-Facial (1995)

 -  Short  -  July 1995 (USA)
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A short film about the problems that accompany an actor as he auditions, due to his multi-ethnic appearance.

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Phillip Jones ...
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Greg Thomas
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Chico (as F. 'Valentino' Morales)
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David Rainey ...
Alton
August Roc ...
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Colette Duvall ...
Silver
Barry Burns ...
Rogers
Cheryl Adam ...
Kate
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A short film about the problems that accompany an actor as he auditions, due to his multi-ethnic appearance.

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Diesel took the film to Cannes in hopes of finding sponsors for his next film, Strays (1997), but was unsuccessful. See more »

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The short that launched a brand.
28 April 2004 | by (los angeles) – See all my reviews

It's always interesting to see glimpses of stars before they were household names. Playing the role of casting director, I try to spot something that might indicate their massive potential, or alternatively, that they've grown a lot in their ability since then. In the case of Multifacial, Vin Diesel's self-penned and semi-autobiographical short, it is clear that this actor is going places.

There is something undeniably compelling about him. I first noticed him in the supporting role in Boiler Room, primarily for his voice. There's that deep gravelly tone that demands your attention. Couple that with his powerful physicality and you can see that this guy just needs the right role to exploit his talents. And where the Lundgrens and Rocks of Hollywood offer similar packages, Diesel brings an unquestionable intellect and vulnerability to the screen to set himself apart. Multifacial teaches 3 things:

One - a simply shot film (ie: cheap) can still make an impact, providing the story is engaging. Two - if the storyline feels "doccie", economical and imperfect shots actually help give cred to the film. Three - If an unknown actor is talented, even a tiny low budget short can garner the attention of the biggest player in Hollywood.

Evidently that's what Spielberg thought, as he contacted Diesel on the strength of this - check it out for a good chuckle, a glimpse of Diesel's comedic ability, and the star's take on the experience, looking back on it now.


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