Chained For Life

Directed By : Aaron Schimberg

USA / 2018 / 91 min

Technical Details :

Cast :

Jess Weixler, Adam Pearson, Charlie Korsmo & Stephen Plunkett

Produced By :

Vanessa McDonnell

Music By :

C. Spencer Yeh

Language :

English

Festivals & Awards :

Festivals :

Fantasia FF – Official Selection
FantasticFest – Official Selection
BAM CinemaFest – Official Selection
BFI London – Official Selection

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Synopsis :

On the set of a horror film with artistic pretensions, made in the United States by a great European auteur, the beautiful Hollywood actress Mabel admits to being outside her comfort zone. She plays the role of a blind woman and the film she’s in, already anticipated by the media to be in bad taste, deals explicitly with deformity. The production has even brought on several disabled actors, including Rosenthal, a nervous comedian with a major facial deformity. Mabel struggles to identify with him, but as their characters connect on camera, the actors do the same behind it. And as the film crew walks on the eggshells of political correctness and strange rumors begin to circulate about the abandoned hospital serving backdrop to the production, the boundaries between reality and fiction, fair representation and exploitation cinema, become excessively porous…

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