The Latest • Drama, Short Films, 23-Mar-2022
Two con women in a romantic relationship take a man prisoner in his own home. “Bandits,” directed by Natalie Fält, is a stylish pulp crime drama, a darkly poetic noir about dissociation and twin flames. After kidnapping and robbing a man, two lovers - Sweetie and Rose - keep him captive in his bed. When Rose leaves, Sweetie is left alone with the prisoner, where she begins to project a twisted metaphysical bond. Exceedingly atmospheric, Fält’s film stars two NoBudge regulars, Kate Adams and Anna Cordell, in performances brimming with intensity. -KA. Directed by Natalie Fält. Starring Kate Adams, Anna Cordell, Mark Polish. Director of Photography Patrick Jones. Editor, Colorist: C Diaz. Produced by Jesy Odio, Anna Heinric. Executive Producers Adam Lisagor, Roxana Altamirano.
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