Dave Slade (Nicholas M. Garofolo) faces a myriad of and external struggles in trying to figure out what’s real or surreal. He encounters the threatening presence of Terranova,(Dakota Wollmer) a huge woman who claims she’s from the future, and he experiences terrible nightmares that illuminate this dilemma she presents to him along with a Mystery Woman (Francia Fonseca). His Landlord, Mary Lee, (Rosie Xu) is a positive presence who helps him waddle through the murky waters of his polluted mind as Old Man (Dave Sweeney) mysteriously guides him to his destiny. Directed, Produced by and Written by Dave Sweeney Nicholas M. Garofolo Associate Producer, Cinematography and music by Marc Fratto, featuring “Glitter” by Giant Flying Turtles. Won “Best Psychedelic Fantasy Short Film ” at Retro Avant Garde Film Festival NYC.
“Imagine shouting into an empty well, and not even having an echo”
Planet Earth is dying. In the fallout of a catastrophic nuclear war, the few remaining survivors float aimlessly above the planet in individual escape pods, looking down helplessly as nuclear gas clouds dissolve the few remaining areas of land mass. One of these survivors, Mandy Sweats, has lost contact with the other survivors – and their only salvation seems to be a mysterious frequency, beaming in from a place way out in the cosmos. But the frequency seems to have insidious intentions…
Frequency From Deep Space is the 4th short film from ‘drag thing’ Mandy Sweats. Drawing inspiration from the surreal horror of JG Ballard and the camp silliness of 70’s Doctor Who, it deals with the gnawing desperation of isolation by dragging it to its most frightening conclusion.
This is a sciencefiction shortfilm on blurring between dream and realstate or
LUCID DREAMING. Its about a girl who wakes up to get in a dilemma whether she is in a dream world or a real world because the room she wakes up is not her room but still the things happening are similar to her old thoughts in awake state. Soon she remembers that she had once wished to hide under the bed so actually her imaginations are turning true