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Unfurnished Room for Rent Short Film (Full Length) – 1997 Animation

Unfurnished Room for Rent

Short Film (Full Length) – 1997 Animation

PG Parental Guidance
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As a trench coat-clad protagonist enters the room, the jazzy soundtrack and copious shadows promise a claymation exercise in film noir. But the room advertised in director Barry Prescott’s first short film is no ordinary rental. It soon becomes apparent that a more unusual threat is responsible for the lack of furnishings and tenants — and it threatens the man and his oversized revolver. Television has been accused of rotting brains, but this short takes the allegation to the next level. Unfurnished Room for Rent screened at the Palm Springs and Seattle film festivals.

Key Cast & Crew

Richard Baron

Director, Producer, Composer

Barry Prescott

Producer, Director, Animator, Writer, Composer

Paul Frewin

Composer

A TV with a mind of its own, a man determined to stop it.
– Tagline

Produced by

Coupleabucks

Acknowledgements

Creative Film and Video Fund of Creative New Zealand, a partnership between Creative New Zealand, The New Zealand Film Commission and New Zealand on Air.