The Obituary Show is a performance-to-camera by Augusto Cascales, based on a script by the poet CAConrad, starring Louis Romanus and Megan Peacock.
This satirical dark comedy tells a morbid family story of a single mother and her two dysfunctional grown-up children, Clifford and Freya Conrad.
The film is named after Clifford’s TV Show, in which he reads the obituaries from the newspapers, followed by his social commentary. Clifford is so disillusioned with humanity that he turns to the dead instead. His mother overindulges him, and Freya is not having any of it.
Driven by humour, despair, nonconformity, and a desire for justice, the film begs the question: where do we go when we have run out of hope?
13 Moons: Listen to the Golden Boomerang Return.
March 31st –– June 10th 2022
at Fluent, Santander, Spain
Vermont Internartional Film Festival 2022
Experiments in Queer Cinema curated by Angelo Madsen Minax
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