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Contest Name :2007 Feature Winners, Submission Date :02-26-2008, Uploaded By : Ted
Directed By :  Ted C., ,,
Shot On: Sony, Edited On: Final Cut Pro,  Crew Members: 4  Duration: 4.11 mins
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Inspiration: The secrets that linger like a residue after one dies. The long take sensibilities of the Dardennes, Bela Tarr and Sokurov.
Other Info: Ken tries to hide his best friend s secrets from his new widow. An irreverent romp through grief, loyalty and porn.
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the single take is a bold choice, and carried off very successfully. It throws a huge responsibility onto the actors, who meet it really well, even if the narrative - hiding a guy's porn collection from his widow - seems weirdly at odds with the mood and emotional tone of the film. But it's ambitious and impressively done. {Jury Member}
Unique story that keeps you interested throughout.  
Wow! I've seen a lot of films done in one shot, but it's rare that I see one this effectively shot. It's brilliantly blocked out and planned, and even though it's a natural, one-shot approach, the camera moves and turns are well-motivated and serve the story perfectly. 
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