"FLAMINGOS is thoroughly remarkable in the way it packs dense,
engaging layers 
of honest emotional and spiritual musings in an
extremely constricting framework. Yet, through a well designed
cinematography, Alli never lets the film feel confined or limited.
"

 
-- Mike Everleth, Underground Film Journal



The Torrid Tale



Madeline H.D. Brown as "Beatrice" and Robert Hamm
as "Lester" the Divorce Attorney who falls for her.
Alaska Yamada as "Bardo Girl".

FLAMINGOS (2012; 90 min. USA) Twin sisters Beatrice and Zoe are in love with Ray, a hypnotist-bank robber obsessed by apocalyptic visions. Though married to Beatrice, Ray absconds with free-spirited Zoe after a bank heist to a seedy motel to plot their future. Meanwhile, two entities from a dream-like Bardo realm influence their fates from afar in this heady cocktail chaser of amour fou, crime, and metaphysical mayhem.






Joe Estlack and Madeline H.D. Brown as star-crossed lovers
plotting escape from the end of the world as they know it.

"Special praise is in order for Madeline H.D. Brown’s remarkable double
performance as the chilly Beatrice and earthy Zoe, Joe Estlack’s work as
the extremely off-kilter bank robber, and Alaska Yamada’s uncommon
energy as a Bardo denizen whose eerie presence is both disturbing
and liberating."
4 stars. - Phil Hall (filmthreat.com
)






starring
MADELINE H.D. BROWN as "Beatrice" & "Zoe"
and JOE ESTLACK as "Ray"

also featuring...
ROBERT HAMM as Lester Beringer, divorce attorney
ILYA PARIZHSKY as the Bardo Psychopomp
ALASKA YAMADA
as the Bardo Girl


When asked what my film 'FLAMINGOS' is about I say: it's all about love --
how we rush towards it, flee far away from it and how sometimes, when we
stop rushing and fleeing, we find it within ourselves. And for those who
cannot stop rushing or fleeing, love swoons and crashes through
torrents of terrible longing.
- Antero Alli, director




~ BEHIND THE SCENES, PRESS REVIEWS, DVD/CD, I.M.Db, CONTACTS ~




Alaska Yamada as Bardo Girl
Vision statement & bio, crew, soundtrack, screening history 
Click above image for details


MEDIA STORIES AND REVIEWS 
what the Press says about 'Flamingos' 

FLAMINGOS: THE DVD
from the director 

FLAMINGOS: THE SOUNDTRACK CD 
from the composer

FLAMINGOS on IMDb 




CONTACT THE FILMMAKER 

antero@paratheatrical.com
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