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Desert Cathedral - UK Premiere

Desert Cathedral

UK Premiere

Beautifully shot and directed, ‘Desert Cathedral’ is a bold commentary on broken values, American masculinity and suicide.” – IMDB

A truly moving true story about a family man from suburbia who has lost his way in life. Integration of archival footage throughout makes the experience both captivating and haunting as his psychological breakdown is revealed through video/audio diaries which in-turn is balanced seamlessly by another incredible performance by Lee Tergesen.

Screening will be followed by a filmmakers Q and A *

(United States)
Language - English
Psychological/True Story
85 Mins
Director: Travis Gutiérrez Senger
Writer: Travis Gutiérrez Senger
Stars: Lee Tergesen (Oz, Generation Kill, Monster),  Chaske Spencer (The Twilight Saga), Phil Andrade.

A broken real estate developer, played by Lee Tergesen (Oz, Generation Kill, Monster), mysteriously disappears into the Southwest in 1992, leaving behind a series of VHS tapes to his employer and family. Without the aid of the police, his desperate wife hires a private investigator, played by Chaske Spencer (The Twilight Saga), to locate his whereabouts and bring him home. Based on a true story, this evocative narrative blends actual archival materials and found footage to create a unique cinematic experience. 

The haunting debut feature from Travis Gutiérrez Senger features the brilliant cinematography of Michael Ragen and a powerful score from Saunder Jurriaans and Danny Bensi (Enemy, Last Days in the Desert).



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