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Sudden Death! (2010)

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Los Angeles has been overtaken by a virus known as Sudden Death Syndrome, a disease that causes its victim to die suddenly and has only one symptom... spontaneously breaking into well-choreographed song and dance.

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Adam Hall

Writer:

Adam Hall
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Matt Lutz ... Nathan Carlson
Autumn Hurlbert ... Rachel Hughes
Doug Jones ... Jonathan Wright
John Larroquette ... Commander Jenkins
Mark Christopher Lawrence ... Jim
Wes Hall Wes Hall ... Billy
Kahle McCann Kahle McCann ... Todd
Beth Castle Beth Castle ... Alison
Mylinda Royer ... Kathy
Daniel J. Roberts ... Innocent Guy
Iván Kamarás ... Thug (as Ivan Kamaras)
Melissa Disney ... Model
Bonnie MacBird ... Well Dressed Woman
Eric Lombart Eric Lombart ... Wannabe Filmmaker
Selah Victor ... Jogger
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Los Angeles has been overtaken by a virus known as Sudden Death Syndrome, a disease that causes its victim to die suddenly and has only one symptom... spontaneously breaking into well-choreographed song and dance.

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Finally, a musical where everyone dies.

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Short | Comedy | Musical

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 July 2010 (USA) See more »

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Mildly Fearsome Films See more »
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Dolby Digital (5.1 surround)

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Color
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The Cure
(uncredited)
Music by Kenny Wood and Kahle McCann
Lyrics by Kahle McCann
Performed by Matt Lutz, Autumn Hurlbert, Doug Jones and Beth Castle
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Sudden Death! is worth watching
13 August 2010 | by Beth-817-798887See all my reviews

Sudden Death! is a witty, fast-paced musical short film with a strong ensemble and bold leads.

Director Adam Hall clearly understands the formula for making a successful movie musical. He takes the best qualities from the musical theater genre (jazz hands and all) and effortlessly translates a script and score that is worthy of a full blown stage production to the silver screen. Viewers will be able to appreciate his grasp of the film medium as he channels his confident vision making no apologies for all the quirky eccentricity in his piece.

Matt Lutz and Autumn Hurlbert lead the cast with their stunning vocals as star-crossed scientists racing against time to find a cure for the deadly "Sudden Death Syndrome." Meanwhile, funny man Doug Jones serves up his fair share of laughs as the quirky head scientist leading the research team. Kahle Mccann steals the show as Todd, a scientist who, despite the fast pace of the piece in general, manages to dispense brilliant one-liners that viewers won't see coming.

I highly recommend this short film. It is a refreshingly original and strongly executed production.


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