THE SCREENING ROOM: John Larroquette, Matt Lutz and Autumn Hurlbert in Musical Comedy Short Film "Sudden Death!" (Video)
15 Nov 2012
Tony Award winner John Larroquette appears alongside Matt Lutz and Autumn Hurlbert in the award-winning short musical comedy film "Sudden Death!"
The short film, which is the brainchild of writer/director Adam Hall, has won more than 50 awards at 80 film festivals internationally.
The cast also features Doug Jones and Mark Christopher Lawrence. Songs were composed by Kahle McCann and Kenny Wood.
"Sudden Death!" is set in Los Angeles where the city "...has been overtaken by a virus known as Sudden Death Syndrome, a disease that causes it's victims to die suddenly and has only one symptom... spontaneously breaking into well-choreographed song and dance," according to press notes.
The film was produced by Melanie Hall and A. Nick Jones.
To view the 19-minute "Sudden Death!" click below.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.