Two old pals attend an old friends funeral and find there is more to his death than him being dead.
The director of such quirky, low-key films as In the Soup (1992) and 13 Moons (2002), filmmaker Alexandre Rockwell has had an uncanny penchant for making the most of the small, quiet moments that other filmmakers might gloss over in favor of meatier drama. As a result, Rockwell’s ability to craft complex, multi-dimensional characters — warts and all — gained him a dedicated following in the world of independent filmmaking. A native of Massachusetts and the grandson of animators Alexandre Alexeieff and Claire Parker, Rockwell spent most of his teenage years making short films in the suburbs of Boston. Instead of college, Rockwell chose instead to go to Paris and work with his grandfather. Later studying filmmaking at the Cinemateque Francois, the aspiring director had already crafted a number of short films by the early ‘80s and was able to display his work at both Boston’s Institute for Contemporary Art and New York City’s Association of Independent Video and Film… read more