A dark comedy about friendship & the film industry.
Lesser of Two Evils is an eccentric and emotional tale that examines both the strengths and the frailty of friendship. The story focuses on lifelong friends Patrick, Josh and Francis, who have just lost the entire budget for their film at a Native American casino. Francis, the writer and creative force behind the film, gives up all hope and is left unconscious after a raging drinking bender, leaving Patrick and Josh, his naive and selfish counterparts, to try and devise a solution before it's too late. In the process of coming up with ideas to save themselves and the film, they encounter some friendly and bizarre characters including a blind drug dealing Vietnam war veteran, and a charming southern bell hop with a severe head injury. With many satirical twists on both Hollywood and the film making process itself, this dark comedy explores the concepts of good and evil, and the constant battle between the two that takes place within all of us.
CAST & CREW:
Harrison Reinwald - As the Writer, Director, Editor, and Producer, Harrison is extremely proud to be near completion on his first full length feature film. Raised in Texas, Harrison was able to hone his craft at music industry giant C3 Presents, as a video editor and cinematographer. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Mike Mushkin - After much work on professional film sets such as "Kill Your Darlings" "Musical Chairs" and "The Dark Knight Rises," Mike is the driving force on set serving as the Assistant Director, Boom Operator, Producer, AND portrays the character "Francis."
Elaina Schwennsen - With a degree in photography from Pratt Institute, Elaina applies her knowledge as the Lighting Technician and keeps everyone on point as the Script Supervisor and as a Producer.
Conny Klapper - Also a veteran of many professional film sets, Conny spends her time behind the camera as the Director of Photography.
Brendan Jordan - After many appearances on the NYC stage, this marks Brendan's onscreen appearance as one of the two leads in the film. His talent and comedic timing are impeccable, allowing his energy to translate directly to any audience.
Michael Morello - After studying at the Strasberg Institute and a stint producing local NYC art shows and Shakespeare plays at Webster Hall, Michael's performance as second of the two lead roles is absolutely electrifying and one that should not be missed.
Gerard - Fresh off his unforgettable debut as the priest in "Hip Priest," Gerard steals every scene he is in as the unforgettable Rufus Stubbs.
Harrison Unger - With an impressive resume consisting of both stage and screen, Harrison brings his character to life in what is one of the funniest roles ever captured on camera.
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