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Octavia: Elegy for a Vampire
2017, regia di Dennis Leroy Kangalee
Scheda: Nazione: USA - Produzione: New Poet Cinema - Soggetto: Dennis Leroy Kangalee - Sceneggiatura: Dennis Leroy Kangalee - Fotografia: Erik Swain - Art Director: Corinna Jeanine Fleck - Musiche: Dennis Leroy Kangalee - Formato: Color.
Cast: Numa Perrier, Brian Anthony Wilson, Mtume Gant, Joel Brody, Dave Mazzeo, Summer Hill Seven, Aixa Kendrick, Joanne Perica, Ian MacRae, Rommell Sermons, Brennyn Lark Langhorn, Militia Vox.
Plot Summary, Synopsis, Review: IMDb - thecrowdfundingcenter.com - kicktraq.com - graveyardshiftsisters.com - vampires.com - indiegogo.com - indiewire.com: «Octavia:Elegy for a Vampire (or Endless Shards of Jazz for a Brutal World), is film about a 150 year-old black vampire whose suicidal urges, a result of the apathy in the world, have prompted her to find someone who will help her die. Part poem, rock opera, a Brechtian play — this is not a traditional horror/vampire genre film as there is no exploitive nudity or violence. The horror is symbolic and representative of the world’s spiritual paralysis. This is a cubistic portrait of a woman trying to come to terms with the perennial problems of racism, misogyny, apathy, and the startling lack of consciousness in the world. Throughout her spiritual journey, we see various chapters and aspects of her life as an activist, punk rocker, and cleaning woman. This film will be a meditation on colonization and lost love among the malaise of our times and will be highly experimental, formally, more akin to the work of Bill Gunn and Nicolas Roeg and will require extremely disciplined and intellectually adventurous participants».