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Short film from United States, 23 minutes
Screens Saturday, February 28, 2015
Screening Block 1: 10am-1pm
The Man is a disgruntled and disturbed citizen, a loner on the mean streets of New York City and New Jersey, as he ventures into isolation and violent misanthropy. He deals with tragedy by dispensing his own form of justice on the criminal low lives that “keep on hurting the good people.” In doing so, he attempts to help young prostitute Gina to free herself of her abusive pimp, Johnny Ramone. Eventually using two hand guns, he sets out to rid the world of the people “doing terrible, horrible disgusting things to other human beings.”
About the Director
Among Sam Borowski’s highlights are directing/producing Night Club, Academy-Award Winner Ernest Borgnine’s final theatrical feature. It also starred Natasha Lyonne, Paul Sorvino and Oscar-Nominee Sally Kellerman and was one of Mickey Rooney’s final films. In 2010, he wrote/directed The Mandala Maker, which qualified for the Oscars in the Live-Action Short category. He wrote/produced the feature documentary, Creature Feature: 60 Years of the Gill-Man with Oscar-Winner Benicio Del Toro.