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Beatrice Brought Dessert

A dark comedy about three friends and their annual dinner party, during which they compete to stealthily kill a guest.

  • Lauren Young
  • Emma Radest
  • Lauren Young
  • Emma Radest
  • Brittany Baltay
    Key Cast
  • Kolton Harris
    Key Cast
  • David Socolar
    Key Cast
  • Eva Murray
    Key Cast
  • Lesley Gore
    "Sunshine, Lollipops, and Rainbows"
  • Itzhak Perlman
    "Por Una Cabeza" Tango from Scent of a Woman
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Drama, Dark Comedy
  • Runtime:
    12 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    May 13, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    2,400 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Director Biography - Lauren Young, Emma Radest

Hi there!

Lauren Young hopes you are having a lovely day. She's a senior at Connecticut College studying film and biology and working to better her ability to communicate stories through visual media so she can use her creativity to have an impact on the world. She's loved film since she developed the ability to love anything.

Emma Radest is also a senior at Connecticut College, studying film and music. She is passionate about telling stories through visual media. Over the summer, she worked at a drone cinematography company in Brooklyn, NY, where she continued to explore her enthusiasm for cinematography.

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Director Statement

Emma and Lauren wrote Beatrice Brought Dessert while inspired by the idea of stylistic camera movements and the mixing of humor and the macabre. Their goal was to create a group of unlikeable characters fighting for the spotlight, while still finding ways for the audience to identify with the protagonist.