Filmmaker’s Name and Title: Stephen Winterhalter - Director
Film Name: Other People's Heads
Length of film: 13 min
In 50 words or less, what’s this film about?
Other People's Heads is set in a grotesquely decadent world where 12 legal officials are presiding over guillotine executions that go bizarrely wrong when the prisoners have an unexpected reaction to death. The officials have to then come to terms with the unbelievable horror they witness.
What inspired you to make this film?
All of the self-righteous behavior I was seeing on news day after day inspired me to make this satirical film.
Name your Top 3 Films of All Time:
Rear Window, A Clockwork Orange, Trouble in Paradise
What’s your connection to Mississippi? (If you don’t have one, why did you apply to a Mississippi festival?)
I don't have a connection to Mississippi but after reading that there is fried catfish and sweet tea served at this festival, I thought, this sounds like a fun event I'd love to attend.
Anything else you want the audience to know about your film:
My goal was to create a conceptual film that could represent different absurdities in life. Hopefully the audience’s personal experiences add new meanings for the film.