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NARRATIVE SHORT | 14 MIN | 2013

THE ROOT OF THE PROBLEM

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In the candy-colored world of 1950s suburbia, a reluctant young housewife suspects that the friendly neighborhood dentist is hiding a horrible secret. Is it just the anesthesia at work, or is there something more sinister hiding below the surface?

Screening in Shorts Program: Deadbolt
Film Information
Year: 2012
Length: 14 minutes
Language: English
Country: USA
Premiere: New York
Cast & Credits
Director: Ryan Spindell
Screenwriter: Ryan Spindell, Mark E. Davidson
Producer: Ryan Spindell, Nathan Lavine-Heaney, Mark E. Davidson
Editor: Alessandro Soares, Benjamin Bumgarner
Cinematographer: Nathan Lavine-Heaney
Executive Producer: Marcia Bloomfield, Steven Weisberger, Teri Weisberger
Composer: Gregory Tripi
Cast: Brea Grant, Ptolemy Slocum, Alison Gallaher, Chad Jamian Willaims
Press Contacts

Print Source
Ryan Spindell
Trapdoor Pictures
Los Angeles, 90026
Phone: 850 567 2041
rspindell@gmail.com

Press Contact
Ryan Spindell
Trapdoor Pictures
Los Angeles, 90026
Phone: 850 567 2041
rspindell@gmail.com

US Sales Contact
Ryan Spindell
Trapdoor Pictures
Los Angeles, 90026
Phone: 850 567 2041
rspindell@gmail.com

International Sales Contact
Ryan Spindell
Trapdoor Pictures
Los Angeles, 90026
Phone: 850 567 2041
rspindell@gmail.com

About the Director(s)
RYAN SPINDELL was born in Maine and raised Florida. In 2007, he directed the TFF-selected short Kirksdale, which went on to screen at over sixty festivals and win dozens of awards. Now a freelance writer, director and graphic designer, he resides in Los Angeles. His first feature, The Mortuary Collection, is slated for production in 2013.

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