Faustbook is my first feature film which spanned over a 5 year shooting time. The film began with two like minded individuals who shared a passion for a wide range of esoteric subjects, alternative history and the Holy Bible. The intent was to make a completely improvised film based on a purely intuitive process. We set off on this journey with many things in mind but no set plans. Subconsciously, we would construct the film until it revealed it's true identity. Jacob and I had always joked about his last name and it's significance but slowly over time it became clear that this film was about the Faust legend. Jake took over my old job funeral directing and slowly learned of the secret world of caring for the deceased. In the end I was left with a very creative, funny, dark piece of work. This is a living memorial to a friend and an artist who worked at the highest degree, sometimes that is too much to keep you contained within this temporal world. To anyone who watches this film I ... Written by
A troubled mortician embarks on an odyssey for truth about life and death.
25 April 2006 (USA)
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Aspect Ratio: 1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?
Jacob Faust, the star of the film, really was a funeral director for 3 years. His memorial service was held in the Little Chapel of Roses at Glen Abbey Mortuary, the very place where Jacob directed services himself. See more