THE FAR SIDE OF LAUGHTER

 

WINNER Excellency in Filmmaking
— Evolution International Film Festival
WINNER Honorable Mention Film
— Art Center Film Festival

THE FAR SIDE OF LAUGHTER 
written & directed by Darine Hotait
Cerebral psychological thriller
8 minutes | 2010 | Cinephilia Productions
Shot on 35 mm at Art Center stage, Pasadena, CA.

Synopsis
The confusion of a young woman trapped between religion and sexuality leads her to see her womanly fantasies transform into nightmares. 

Trailer 'The Far Side of Laughter'

Team

cast: Jessica Erin Sylvia, Brian Carter, Sonya Mahgrefteh, Razia Noorzay, Elizabeth Koshak.  
director of photography: Chris Saul
production design: Ying-Te Julie Chen
editor: Abazar Noorizad
Original score: Nathan Matthew David 

 

FESTIVALS

. Chicago Short Film Festival
. Portland Oregon Women's Film Festival
. Salento International Film Festival

DISTRIBUTION

Distributed by the Journal of Short Films
A publication by the Ohio State University
DVD volume 31
Order copy HERE

 

Watch 'The Far Side of Laughter'

 

More films by Darine Hotait 

ORB (coming soon)

ORB (coming soon)

I SAY DUST (2015)

I SAY DUST (2015)

BEIRUT HIDE AND SEEK (2011)

BEIRUT HIDE AND SEEK (2011)

COMMAND OR TRUTH (2009)

COMMAND OR TRUTH (2009)