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Brutal Relax Show

A young woman meets her new boyfriend’s friend group at his housewarming party. The house seems haunted, and as the night progresses she is terrorized by ghosts of the past. A short film about the horror of heartbreak.

  • USA
  • 2023, 12 min
  • Director: Emma Westenberg
  • Director of photography: Trevor Wineman
  • Editor: Emma Westenberg
  • Screenplay: Elle Malan
  • Music: Found Objects
  • Sound: Found Objects
  • Cast: Clara McGregor, George Basil
  • Art Director: Emma Westenberg
  • Producer: Jacki Calleiro
  • Production: Epoch

29.2. 20:30 Praha | Bio Oko

Emma Westenberg

Emma Westenberg

Emma Westenberg is a Dutch director born in Berkeley, California and based in Los Angeles. She studied at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam and the Cooper Union School of Art in NYC. Emma’s work can be described as a mix of classic visual tropes with influences from fashion and fine art, subtly integrated to create her unique, distinctly pop aesthetic. Her feature directing debut, You Sing Loud, I Sing Louder (2022), starring Ewan McGregor and his daughter Clara, screened at KVIFF.