Watch: Offbeat Comedy Short 'You Are Whole' Directed by Laura Spini
"Do you ever suffer from feelings of weariness?" It's time to feature another excellent short film. This one is called You Are Whole, and it's written and directed by Laura Spini, playing at numerous film festivals all over the world before landing online. The short stars well-known actor Fred Melamed as a spiritualist missionary who becomes mistaken for a serial killer in a sleepy British seaside town. This takes a bit to get going, but it's pretty good. The comedy is dark but intelligent and she nailed the casting with Melamed. It's the kind of short that makes you think more than anything. Looking forward to seeing Spini make a feature.
Short description for this film from Vimeo: "An offbeat comedy short about a spiritualist missionary who becomes mistaken for a serial killer in a sleepy British seaside town." You Are Whole is written and directed by Laura Spini, produced by Laurence Brook. Featuring Fred Melamed, Paulette McMasters, Will Hazell, Toni Green and others. The short first premiered at the Palm Springs International Shortfilm Festival in 2015, and has played at many fests all over the world, including the Edinburgh, Manchester & Lisbon Film Festivals. For more updates, visit the film's Facebook page. To see more shorts, click here. Your thoughts?
Reader Feedback - 2 Comments
This Fred guy is an amazing character actor who is a few films short of becoming another JK Simmons.
DAVIDPD on Jun 7, 2016
Ok... It was very well done... But you are right... makes you think. I have no idea what I just saw though... is he talking to the audience? Very well done, lighting, cinematography, and acting was superb. A bit confused though.
Franklin Carpio on Jun 7, 2016
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