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"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




Synopsis, Reviews, Credits




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

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 and metaphysical mayhem.



REVIEW, CREDITS, TRAILER, DIRECTOR STATEMENT





"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, MORE REVIEWS, I.M.Db, FILMOGRAPHY, CONTACT




MADELINE H.D.BROWN as Beatrice


BEHIND THE SCENES
Vision statement & bio, crew, soundtrack, screening history 

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

FLAMINGOS on IMDb 



This movie shot on Canon XL2

CONTACT THE FILMMAKER

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Antero Alli - filmography



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