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Or, The Whale

The not entirely true story of how the American edition of Herman Melville's famous epic got its unusually awkward, and ridiculously over punctuated, full title.

  • Mark Kiefer
  • Mark Kiefer
  • Mark Kiefer
  • Eddie Nason
    Key Cast
    "Herman Melville"
  • Jack Bulger
    Key Cast
    "James Harper"
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  • Genres:
    Comedy, Period
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 5 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 1, 2021
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
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Director Biography - Mark Kiefer

Mark Kiefer is an award-winning writer and filmmaker based in Boston. His short films have screened at the Palm Springs International Comedy Festival, Woods Hole Film Festival, Nantucket Film Festival, Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival, New York City Independent Film Festival, Lone Star Film Festival, Memphis Comedy Festival, Houston Comedy Film Festival, Baltimore Comedy Festival, Atlanta Comedy Film Festival, Austin Short Comedy Film Festival, Austin’s Battle of the Sketches, and the New York Film Loft’s Love Actually International Storytellers Showcase, among others. He was a producer of the indie sitcom pilot M.V. Blues (mvblues.com), a buddy comedy set and shot on Martha’s Vineyard in 2011. He has written three feature length screenplays, including a period drama set in 1930s Germany, a thriller set in modern day New York, and a buddy comedy about Native American heritage set on Nantucket. He is a graduate of Wesleyan University in Connecticut.

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