Based on a true story by actress Lili Taylor, The Duel is a visualization of her father's private struggle with mental illness. Originally told on the award-winning RISK! podcast, Taylor recalls a harrowing afternoon in which she saved her younger brother from the dangerous reality of their father's sudden mental breakdown.
SCREENING | FRIDAY, JULY 14TH |CROWLEY THEATER
SHORT |Texas Premiere | USA 6min.
Sean David Christensen is an artist who works in graphic design, music and experimental documentary. His films have screened internationally, and his artwork & animation have been featured on Buzzfeed, The A.V. Club, Gawker & Fandor. Christensen lives and works in Phoenix, AZ.
CAST: Lili Taylor (voice) Richard Neil, Katherine Marie Koenig, Matthew Miller, Melanie Case,
RISK! in association with Rekon Productions presents THE DUEL:
Director: Sean David Christensen
Written & Narrated by Lili Taylor
Produced by Sean David Christensen, Kevin Allison & Aaron Gambel
Based on an excerpt from the RISK! podcast originally produced by Kevin Allison & Jeff MerceR
Director of Photography: Aaron Gambel
Editor: Sean David Christensen
Assistant Director: Jana Stella
Camera Operator: Richie Trimble
Gaffer: Mike DiRicco
Grip: Caleb Bucy
Set Dresser: Sarah M. Gonzales
Miniatures: Sean David Christensen
Sound Editing & Music: Rafael Anton Irisarri & Maggie Dave
Sound Mixing & Mastering: Black Knoll Studio
Production Assistants: Joseph Matarrese, Phillip Matarrese, Shaye Troha, Francesca Wainscott & Robert V. Wainscott