Mutual Admiration Society (2014)

by Rouzbeh Rashidi


62 Minutes
U.K, Ireland

Cast & Crew

Concept & Directors: Rouzbeh Rashidi & James Devereaux

DoP: James Devereaux

Editor: Rouzbeh Rashidi

Sound: Rouzbeh Rashidi & James Devereaux

Soundscape: Rouzbeh Rashidi

Featuring: James Devereaux.

Further information

Shot on Nikon D3100 with Compact Lenses.

Post Production on Final Cut Pro.

Produced By Experimental Film Society and Drifting Clouds Cinema Group 2014.

Festival & Public Screening:

2015 – Lichtblick-Kino (Germany)
2015 – Filmbase (Ireland)
2014 – IndieCork Film Festival (Ireland)

Director profile

Rouzbeh Rashidi

Rouzbeh Rashidi (born in Tehran, 1980) is an Iranian-Irish filmmaker. He has been making films since 2000, at which…

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Surreal and mysterious, in equal parts absurd and intense, Mutual Admiration Society is part of the noted multi-film collaboration between actor James Devereaux and experimental filmmaker Rouzbeh Rashidi. Based entirely around a silent, tour-de-force one-man performance by Devereaux as a man who appears to be haunting and threatening himself, Mutual Admiration Society uses startling visual techniques and editing rhythms to create a claustrophobic hall of mirrors with Devereaux’s tormented protagonist at its centre.

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