Scenes Of InquiryBy Michael Saul Productions
This quartet of short experimental films from gay filmmaker Michael J. Saul (Crush) feature themes of first love, coming out, a gay teenage vampire and the beauty of youth.
Morning Dance (1988) Created from a childhood memory of first love and private obsession, "Morning Dance" became more of a lament to loss of innocence and beauty.
Dominus (1991) Crafted from a local new story about a teen found dead in his backyard pool after a confrontation with his father over the boy's sexuality.
Hover (1996) A gay teenaged vampire wallows in his self-imposed exile, while his savvy mother helps ensnare victims for him.
Don't Read Now (2006) A three-panel video installation exploring the beauty and tragedy of youthful love letters.
Reasons to Buy
- Get a glimpse at the early work of gay filmmaker Michael J. Saul - the man behind True Love, Crush and Go Go Reject.
- This DVD features in-depth interviews with Saul where he explains his intentions with each film and where he was at in his life at the time that they were made.
- Though the films are largely experimental, they show the early promise of a very talented and versatile filmmaker.