Filmmaker’s Name and Title: Damian Samuels (Director, Producer, Writer, Actor)
Film Name: The Five Wives & Lives of Melvyn Pfferberg
Length of film: 17 minutes
In 50 words or less, what’s this film about?
Dumped on his wedding day, Melvyn Pfferberg wonders how he can find true love. Then he sees a TV advert for a gadget that guarantees romantic success, the ‘Cupidatron’: a helmet allowing the wearer to see the future of themselves with anyone they shake hands with. However, finding love, it seems, isn’t an exact science…
What inspired you to make this film?
Falling in love with every girl I met and imagining what our lives would be like together.
Name your Top 3 Films of All Time:
The Rocky Horror Picture, Midnight Run & Trading Places (+ Mel Brooks & Woody Allen)
What’s your connection to Mississippi? (If you don’t have one, why did you apply to a Mississippi festival?)
Want to learn how to spell it without using spellcheck
Anything else you want the audience to know about your film:
Stay for the credits as we have an original song sung by Melanie C (Sporty Spice from The Spice Girls)