February 13, 2011

Trompe L'oeil - by Tyson James Dale

For his final thesis film, Tyson James Dale created this beautiful short film entitled Trompe L'oeil.

A business inspector is sent to inspect an old theatre. When he arrives on location, there's no theatre, only an empty lot with a charismatic mime who is looking to perform for him. The mime now has to perform various theatre positions, in order to convince the inspector that his "theatre" is up to code, and indeed real. But as the title suggests, everything is not what it seems...