The Agony and the Ecstasy | Chicago Reader

The Agony and the Ecstasy

A program of six shorts. In Mark Summerville's Testdrive (1996), a cross-dressing teenager takes a borrowed Mazda into the suburbs of Aukland. Andrew Porter's Nobody I Know is about an adolescent who has yet to realize there's no hanging onto childhood. Pamplona by Night, written and directed by Chicagoan Reid Schultz, is the story of an artist under pressure to prepare for a show when he discovers that the man who broke his heart in another country now lives nearby. Myke Zykoff's Seven Virtues (1996) provides alternatives to the traditional virtues. The Debutantes (1996) by Bill Oliver is about a painter living in New York who returns to Georgia for his sister's society debut. The dialogue-free Rid of It by Greg Sirota explores a man's ambivalence about an opportunity to realize his fantasies.


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