MALDOROR: A PACT WITH PROSTITUTION
Director: Micki Pellerano & Nate Archer
United States, 2004, 10 min
Cast:Marissa Johnson, Jay Honstetter
Crew:Original Score: Daniel Mitha - Production Design: Jason Thibideau and Christian Holstad - Makeup: Vashti Windish
Sales:Micki Pellerano - Brooklyn, NY
Based on the epic prose poem by Lautreamont detailing the metaphysical adventures of the sinister Maldoror. This episode involves Maldoror's hallucinatory encounter with an entity in the form of a glowworm that promises him enlightenment in exchange for the murder of a wraith called Prostitution. Maldoror, enraged, slays the hideous worm and makes love to Prostitution sealing his arcane initiation by which he is enlightened and transformed into a demon enemy of humanity.
About the director
Micki Pellerano graduated in 2002 from NYU with a degree in Experimental Theater. He lives in Brooklyn where he studies the paranormal, makes artwork, and writes for counter-culture publications.
Nate Archer has a broad backround in experimental video and music production. He currently lives in San Francisco where he actively contributes to film projects with versatility.
Cast & Crew will be available for Q&A after the screening.