Artist and graphic novelist Mark Andres has adapted his unique storytelling method to the screen with a series of feature films depicting science fiction and traditional horror stories. Departing in theme, Three Days Drowning tells the story of an artist commissioned by a wealthy couple to paint their portrait. As the painting progresses over several days, the artist begins to learn more about his mysterious subjects and to question his own motives and past. We begin to discover that both subject and artist are not as honest as they appear to be. Created using a particular mix of drawings and minimal movement, director Mark Andres has begun to breach territory between moving image, idea and conceptualization.
Appears in: 43rd Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival
Other Films by Mark Andres
Self-described as a “kinographic novel,” The Somnambulists combines stylized drawings, inter-titles and music to fashion an intriguing combination of graphic novel and early silent cinema. In the year 2047, a new drug called Somnambula, which does away with the need for sleep, arrives to a city below the Moon’s surface. As the residents wander about …