When Marian is on the run, she goes to the only place she knows is safe: her childhood home. She is greeted by her estranged sister, Vivian, a stay-at-home housewife struggling to conceive and on the verge of a failing marriage. Though the two are identical twins, they live opposite lives. Marian’s mysterious return disrupts Vivian’s small-town routine, and the sisters must learn to reconnect and reconcile. When Marian's haunting past finally catches up to her, their separate worlds collide, catapulting both sisters into grave danger.

Directed by: Erin Vassilopoulos
Written by: Erin Vassilopoulos and Alessandra Mesa
Director of Photography: Mia Cioffi Henry
Edited by: Jenn Ruff and Erin Vassilopoulos
Original Music by: Jessica Moss
Producers: Benjamin Cohen, Grant Curatola and Patrick Donovan
a LOU Films production 

Walking and Falling  |  Narrative short  |  8'  |  color  |  16mm film  |  2014  |  Watch 

Walking and Falling  |  Narrative short  |  8'  |  color  |  16mm film  |  2014  |  Watch 

Walking and Falling  |  Narrative short  |  8'  |  color  |  16mm film  |  2014  |  Watch 

Walking and Falling  |  Narrative short  |  8'  |  color  |  16mm film  |  2014  |  Watch 

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Music video for The Wants  |

3'  |  color  |  2021  | 

When Marian is on the run, she goes to the only place she knows is safe: her childhood home. She is greeted by her estranged sister, Vivian, a stay-at-home housewife struggling to conceive and on the verge of a failing marriage. Though the two are identical twins, they live opposite lives. Marian’s mysterious return disrupts Vivian’s small-town routine, and the sisters must learn to reconnect and reconcile. When Marian's haunting past finally catches up to her, their separate worlds collide, catapulting both sisters into grave danger.

Directed by: Erin Vassilopoulos
Written by: Erin Vassilopoulos and Alessandra Mesa
Director of Photography: Mia Cioffi Henry
Edited by: Jenn Ruff and Erin Vassilopoulos
Original Music by: Jessica Moss
Producers: Benjamin Cohen, Grant Curatola and Patrick Donovan
a LOU Films production 

When Marian is on the run, she goes to the only place she knows is safe: her childhood home. She is greeted by her estranged sister, Vivian, a stay-at-home housewife struggling to conceive and on the verge of a failing marriage. Though the two are identical twins, they live opposite lives. Marian’s mysterious return disrupts Vivian’s small-town routine, and the sisters must learn to reconnect and reconcile. When Marian's haunting past finally catches up to her, their separate worlds collide, catapulting both sisters into grave danger.

Directed by: Erin Vassilopoulos
Written by: Erin Vassilopoulos and Alessandra Mesa
Director of Photography: Mia Cioffi Henry
Edited by: Jenn Ruff and Erin Vassilopoulos
Original Music by: Jessica Moss
Producers: Benjamin Cohen, Grant Curatola and Patrick Donovan
a LOU Films production 

When Marian is on the run, she goes to the only place she knows is safe: her childhood home. She is greeted by her estranged sister, Vivian, a stay-at-home housewife struggling to conceive and on the verge of a failing marriage. Though the two are identical twins, they live opposite lives. Marian’s mysterious return disrupts Vivian’s small-town routine, and the sisters must learn to reconnect and reconcile. When Marian's haunting past finally catches up to her, their separate worlds collide, catapulting both sisters into grave danger.

Directed by: Erin Vassilopoulos
Written by: Erin Vassilopoulos and Alessandra Mesa
Director of Photography: Mia Cioffi Henry
Edited by: Jenn Ruff and Erin Vassilopoulos
Original Music by: Jessica Moss
Producers: Benjamin Cohen, Grant Curatola and Patrick Donovan
a LOU Films production 

When Marian is on the run, she goes to the only place she knows is safe: her childhood home. She is greeted by her estranged sister, Vivian, a stay-at-home housewife struggling to conceive and on the verge of a failing marriage. Though the two are identical twins, they live opposite lives. Marian’s mysterious return disrupts Vivian’s small-town routine, and the sisters must learn to reconnect and reconcile. When Marian's haunting past finally catches up to her, their separate worlds collide, catapulting both sisters into grave danger.

Directed by: Erin Vassilopoulos
Written by: Erin Vassilopoulos and Alessandra Mesa
Director of Photography: Mia Cioffi Henry
Edited by: Jenn Ruff and Erin Vassilopoulos
Original Music by: Jessica Moss
Producers: Benjamin Cohen, Grant Curatola and Patrick Donovan
a LOU Films production 

Discharged from the hospital after a partial face transplant, Eva is struck by an intense curiosity about her donor.

 

Written and Directed by: Erin Vassilopoulos

Director of Photography: Mia Cioffi Henry

Production Design: Maite Perez-Nievas

Costume Design: Olga Mill

Editing: Ron Dulin and Erin Vassilopoulos

Producers: Emily Iason and Alex Scharfman

Film Processing: Colorlab

Film Scan: Metropolis Post

Cast:

Alexia Rasmussen

Laila Robins

David Warshofsky

Zuzana Stivinova

Discharged from the hospital after a partial face transplant, Eva is struck by an intense curiosity about her donor.

 

Written and Directed by: Erin Vassilopoulos

Director of Photography: Mia Cioffi Henry

Production Design: Maite Perez-Nievas

Costume Design: Olga Mill

Editing: Ron Dulin and Erin Vassilopoulos

Producers: Emily Iason and Alex Scharfman

Film Processing: Colorlab

Film Scan: Metropolis Post

Cast:

Alexia Rasmussen

Laila Robins

David Warshofsky

Zuzana Stivinova

SUPERIOR

Feature Film, 2021

On the run, Marian returns to her hometown to hide out with her estranged identical twin sister, Vivian, a stay-at-home housewife struggling to conceive and on the verge of a failing marriage. Though the two are identical twins, they lead opposite lives, and Marian’s mysterious return disrupts Vivian’s small-town routines. As the sisters struggle to reconnect and reconcile, Marian's haunting past finally catches up to her, causing their separate worlds to collide and catapulting both into grave danger.

Directed by: Erin Vassilopoulos

Written by: Erin Vassilopoulos and Alessandra Mesa

Cast: Alessandra Mesa, Ani Mesa, Pico Alexander, Jake Hoffman

Producers: Benjamin Cohen, Grant Curatola and Patrick Donovan
Director of Photography: Mia Cioffi Henry
Editing: Jenn Ruff and Erin Vassilopoulos

Production Design: Maite Perez-Nievas

Costume Design: Allison Pearce
Music by: Jessica Moss

Film Processing: Kodak Film Lab

Film Scan: Technicolor
a Factory25 release

Upcoming theatrical screenings

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 Festivals: 

2021 Sundance Film Festival

2021 Cleveland International Film Festival

2021 Gasparilla Film Festival

2021 BAMcinemaFest

2021 North Bend Film Festival

2021 Sarajevo Film Festival

2021 Helsinki International Film Festival

2021 B3 Biennial of the Moving Image

2021 São Paulo International Film Festival

2021 Denver Film Festival

2021 Thessaloniki International Film Festival

2021 American Film Festival in Poland

2021 Exground Film Festival

2022 Dublin International Film Festival

2022 Glasgow Film Festival

2022 Pendance Film Festival  

Press:

New York Times

Talkhouse

Variety

Observer

Filmmaker Magazine

Nylon

HUFFPOST

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