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"FLAMINGOS is thoroughly remarkable in the way it packs dense, engaging
layers 
of honest emotional and spiritual musings in an extremely constricting
framework. Yet, through a well designed cinematography, Alli never lets the
film feel confined or limited.
--
Mike Everleth, Underground Film Journal


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BEATRICE, the Femme Fatale (Madeline H.D. Brown) & LESTER, The Lawyer (Robert Hamm)

FLAMINGOS (2012; 90 min. USA) Twin sisters Beatrice and Zoe are in love with Ray, a hypnotist-bank robber obsessed by apocalyptic visions. Though Beatrice and Ray are married, Ray absconds with free spirit Zoe after a bank heist to the Flamingo motel to plot their future together. Meanwhile, Beatrice files for divorce as two entities from a dream-like Bardo realm observe and influence them from afar in this heady cocktail chaser of amour fou, crime, and metaphysical mayhem.


Joe Estlack and Madeline H.D. Brown as star-crossed lovers
plotting escape from the end of the world as they know it.

starring
MADELINE H.D. BROWN as "Beatrice" & "Zoe"
and JOE ESTLACK as "Ray"

"Special praise is in order for Madeline H.D. Brown’s remarkable double
performance as the chilly Beatrice and earthy Zoe, Joe Estlack’s work as
the extremely off-kilter bank robber, and Alaska Yamada’s uncommon
energy as a Bardo denizen whose eerie presence is both disturbing
and liberating."
4 stars. - Phil Hall (filmthreat.com
)






also featuring...
ROBERT HAMM as Lester Beringer, divorce attorney
ILYA PARIZHSKY as the masculine entity in the bardo
ALASKA YAMADA
as the feminine entity in the bardo


When asked what my film 'FLAMINGOS' is about I say it's all about love --
how we rush towards it, flee far away from it and how sometimes, when we
stop rushing and fleeing, we find it within ourselves. And for those who
cannot stop rushing or fleeing, love swoons and crashes through
torrents of terrible longing.
- Antero Alli, director




~ BEHIND THE SCENES, PRESS REVIEWS, DVD/CD, I.M.Db, CONTACTS ~




Director's vision & bio, crew credits, soundtrack, screening history 
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MEDIA STORIES AND REVIEWS 
what the Press says about 'Flamingos' 

FLAMINGOS: THE DVD
from the director 

FLAMINGOS: THE SOUNDTRACK CD 
from the composer

FLAMINGOS on IMDb 




CONTACT THE FILMMAKER 

ph. 510-464-4640. e-mail: antero@paratheatrical.com
P.O. BOX 10144, Berkeley CA USA 94709 
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"I Put Spell on You" sung by Sylvi Alli
(from FLAMINGOS' soundtrack)

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