With stark simplicity,
this eerie fable draws us into the potent imagination of Miles as
he struggles to make sense of a wicked and arbitrary tragedy. Writer/director/editor
Fessenden (HABIT NO TELLING) crafts a kaleidoscope of sounds and
images, puppetry and cinema tricks to make a visceral analogue film-poem
about existential angst, the power of myth, the relativity of revenge,
and the perpetuation of aggression through time.
WEBER (George) Co-stars in the thriller THE CELL, and the
submarine actioner U-751. He stars with Brad Pitt in MEET
JOE BLACK, and with John Cusak in PUSHING TIN. Extensive film
credits include, Dangerous Beauty, THE PELICAN BRIEF, and
Oliver Stone's BORN ON THE FOURTH OF JULY. He has appeared
on Law & Order and NYPD BLUE, and extensively on and off
CLARKSON (Kim McClaren) most recently appeared with Jack Nicholson
in Sean Penn's THE PLEDGE, and with Tom Hanks in last year's
THE GREEN MILE. She was nominated for an Independent Spirit
Award for her role as the heroin addicted Greta, in Lisa Cholodenko's
Award winning independent film, HIGH ART. Other film roles
include Clint Eastwod's THE DROWNING POOL, Taylor Hackford's
EVERYBODY'S ALL AMERICAN, and Brian DePalma's THE UNTOUCHABLES.
Clarkson has appeared in numerous TV shows and theatrical
PER SULLIVAN (Miles) Made his film debut in ARMAGEDDON, and
went on to play Fuzzy, the dying orphan in the bubble in Lasse
Hallstrom's THE CIDERHOUSE RULES. Erik is currently starring
as Dewey on the hit TV show MALCOLM IN THE MIDDLE.
WYNKOOP (Sheriff) has been a regular player in Spike Lee films
including BAMBOOZLED, SUMMER OF SAM, HE GOT GAME, CROOKLYN
and CLOCKERS. He has been working in film since the 80's when
he appeared in MOSCOW ON THE HUDSON, GHOSTBUSTERS, and GOING
E. OXENDINE (Elder) is a New York based artist. This is Lloyd's
first film role.
SPEREDAKOS (Otis) worked for director William Friedkin in
the courtroom drama RULES OF ENGAGEMENT and can be seen in
the 1992 film SCHOOL TIES. Speredakos has appeared in numerous
television episodes including LAW & ORDER and NEW YORK
UNDER COVER, and in the series, SIRENS and RETURN TO LONESOME
Fessenden, writer, director, editor - winner 1997 IFP "Someone
to Watch Award"is the writer, director and editor
of the art-horror movies HABIT (1998 Spirit Award nominations
for best director and best Cinematographer) and NO TELLING,
OR THE FRANKENSTEIN COMPLEX. As an actor, Fessenden stars
in HABIT, co-stars in Ilya Chaikens debut feature MARGARITA
HAPPY HOUR (Sundance 2001) and appears in Martin Scorsese's
BRINGING OUT THE DEAD, Steve Buscemi's ANIMAL FACTORY, and
Brad Anderson's SESSION 9. He was actor, editor and associate
producer of Kelly Reichardt's critically acclaimed debut film
RIVER OF GRASS. Fessenden has created numerous video and film
features and shorts since 1979, and he has played and recorded
with the band JUST DESSERTS since 1987.
LEVY-HINTE, producer - is a film editor, producer, and post-production
facility operator. As an Editor he has worked on a wide range
of video and film projects, including When We Were Kings,
which won the 1996 Academy Award for best documentary. He
served as the Executive Producer of Jesse Peretzs First
Love, Last Rites. He was a Producer of High Art, a feature
film by Lisa Cholodenko that premiered in the competition
section of the 1998 Sundance Film Festival, and was released
in the United States by October Films. Under the Antidote
Films Banner, in partnership with Michael Hausmans production
company Cinehaus, he has recently completed American Saint.
He is the proprietor of Post 391, Inc., a post-production
facility; and is the co-owner of Dig It Audio Productions,
an audio post house providing complete sound services for
video and feature film.
STACEY, director of photography - shot Tom Gilroys feature
debut, SPRING FORWARD, and Brad Andersons HAPPY ACCIDENTS.
He was cinematographer on the indie hit TRICK, the Good Machine
cult classic, LOVE GOD, and the road movie, THE DREAM CATCHER.
Stacy was principle cinematographer on the TV series WONDERLAND.
, effects cinematography - was the camera assistant on Fessendens
HABIT and on Ed Burnss SHES THE ONE. Before moving
to New York he worked on big pictures like With Honors and
Natural Born Killers, and on the television series THE UNTOUCHEABLES.
Transitioning to director of Photography, Silver has shot
numerous short films, commercials and 2nd Unit on features.
His dv experience includes a documentary on an expedition
up Mt. Kilimanjaro on New Years Eve 1999.
DIBUCCI, composer - is an internationally recognized composer
working in film, concert performance and theatre. Her film
credits include the music for Twins, directed by Andrucha
Waddington; Stephen King's Creepshow directed by George Romero,
and the docudrama Journey, directed by Indian filmmaker Chitra
Neogy and released on Mystic Fire Video. DiBucci has composed
music for over 30 theatrical productions and has collaborated
with some of the leading figures in avant garde theater including
Leon Katz, Radu Penciliescu and the late John Michael Tebelak,
best known as writer/director of "Godspell". More
recently she has collaborated with director Gerald Thomas
on a variety of international projects including her opera,
"Grail: Portrait of Faust as a Young Man" which
received its premiere in 1997 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Ms
DiBucci's concert compositions have been performed at Carnegie
Hall, Alice Tully Hall and the Brooklyn Academy of Music.
She has received commissions from Kronos Quartet, Lincoln
Center Institute, Manhattan Wind Quintet and The Pittsburgh
New Music Ensemble. For the past 8 years, DiBucci has been
on the faculty at The Juilliard School teaching in both the
music and drama departments.
FILMS presents a MAGNOLIA PICTURES release of a
GLASS EYE PIX / ANTIDOTE FILMS production "WENDIGO"
PATRICIA CLARKSON JAKE WEBER JOHN SPEREDAKOS and ERIK PER SULLIVAN
casting SHEILA JAFFE GEORGIANNE WALKEN MARY-CLAY BOLAND
production design STEPHEN BEATRICE
original song TOM LAVERACK music MICHELLE DiBUCCI
effects photography JAY STEPHEN SILVER
director of photography TERRY STACEY
producer JEFF LEVY-HINTE
writer, director, editor LARRY FESSENDEN
©2001 wendigo productions