A Doomed Love Affair or a trap?
a film by
written by Tina Sotis
A1930s farmwife seduces the farmhand to kill her abusive
husband. This stylized production takes place around a
kitchen table--where characters' feelings are expressed
in furtive glances, not in conversation, eventually
building to a shockingly mature conclusion.
Kurt Lancaster teaches digital filmmaking
at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado. His short
films include, “Plato’s Cave” and the documentary Kultus:
one author's journey in the forbidden.” He is the co-author (along
with Cynthia Conti) of Building a Home Movie Studie
and Getting Your Films Online (Billboard Books,
Tina Sotis is an artist whose works have appeared in New
York, England, Arizaona, Connecticut, and Massachusetts.
Her work can be see at www.tsotis.com. "The Kitchen" is
Tina's first produced script, which evolved out of a
film class. About her art, she says, "I
use strong, hidden light sources, spatial devices, and
metaphors for the human presence to create an atmosphere
of solitude and introspection into which the viewer can
enter without interruption.
Michele Malach teaches media studies classes at Fort
Lewis College in Durango, Colorado. This is her first
Carl Smith has appeared in several plays, including the
Durango Repertory Theater's production of The Taming
of the Shrew. He lives in Denver, Colorado.
Bernard Wolsieffer is a member of the Durango Repertory
Theater. He most recently appeared in The Taming of