Why Watch? To celebrate The ABCs of Death 2‘s search for the second 26th director, we’re posting 13 contest entries for 13 days. All of which start with M is for.
Today’s is Magic from Neil King.
It features a magician plying his trade in front of a theater audience, and the natural misdirection and question of what he’s going to do with his lovely assistant fuels the tension. The camera work is free-floating and dreamlike (although the pink smoke helps), but the powerhouse of the piece is actor Christian Prentice who sleazes out a mood-swinging monologue with deranged glee.
What Will It Cost? Around 3 minutes