Running Time: 18 minutes
Director: Arthur Halpern
Writer: Arthur Halpern
Starring: Bill Barnet, Bigi Ebbin, Mark Hervey, Vin Knight, Cam Kornman, Fredda Lomsky, Marty McDonough, Kelly Miller, Brian Patacca and Peter Picard.
Miscellaneous: Part of the Boys on Film 2: In Too Deep collection. Finalist in the Iris Prize.
… in 5 words:
I have no freaking idea.
… in 25 words:
Despite not understanding how, why or quite what happened, my overall enjoyment was unaffected. There was something intrinsically surreal and beautiful in its final half.
… in 50 words:
Some films fail to explain things or provide key information and are bad as a result. With Futures & Derivatives, Arthur Halpern has crafted a short which works because of the lack of explanation. Along with the music and cinematography, everything ties together in a beautiful if not surreal way.