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July 17, 2011

The Rise And Fall Of John Tesoro

Rise and Fall of John Tessoro

Director: Angela Gibbs
2010, Trinidad+Tobago / USA
English
Narrative short 35 minutes / 16+

 

John Tesoro is a government minister on the Caribbean island of Castara. With an election coming up, he takes to TV for a live interview with journalist Emmanuel Brown, who confronts him on his corrupt track record and dodgy personal life. A political satire with Trinidadian Gerry Bednob (The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Zack and Miri Make a Porno) in the title role.

About the director

 

Angela Gibbs is an award-winning American actress, filmmaker and screenwriter. Her first film as a director was The Ties That Bind (2006), which was followed by another short, The What Goes Around Short Film 2009.

 

 

 

Tue 27 Sept 7.00pm, The Little Carib Theatre
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