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Follow Your Instinct

The psychological dance of desire and empowerment between a curious cab driver and a seductive passenger.
3/5

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Directed by John Aponno, this short silent film delves into the intriguing world of a cab driver ensnared by the allure of a seductive female passenger. Frank de Jong takes on the role of the curious cab driver, with Caitlin Baank portraying the teasing and seductive passenger. The film unfolds as a psychological exploration of female empowerment, desire, and lust. The commendable standard of acting contributes to the film’s overall appeal.

While the narrative begins with compelling elements, it takes a somewhat predictable turn, although well-crafted with a consistent tone and theme. A potential enhancement could come from further delving into the mysterious nature of the female passenger, adding layers to the storyline. Nevertheless, the cinematography and post-production are skillfully executed, showcasing a well-crafted visual experience.

Aponno’s direction ensures a captivating atmosphere, and the film successfully captures the psychological intricacies of desire and empowerment. Despite its narrative predictability, the short film remains a commendable exploration of its chosen themes, elevated by strong performances and technical prowess in cinematography and post-production.

Brief Synopsis

Is it is wise to always follow your instinct, even if the signs are clearly not in your favor? In this short story, a woman in a taxi is giving the driver conflicting signals.
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Credits

Director(s): John Aponno
Writer(s): John Aponno
Cast: Caitlin Baank, Frank de Jong
Producer(s): John Aponno
Director of Photography: John Aponno
Animation (if applicable):

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Runtime: 4 min

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Follow Your Instinct

The psychological dance of desire and empowerment between a curious cab driver and a seductive passenger.
3/5

Review

Directed by John Aponno, this short silent film delves into the intriguing world of a cab driver ensnared by the allure of a seductive female passenger. Frank de Jong takes on the role of the curious cab driver, with Caitlin Baank portraying the teasing and seductive passenger. The film unfolds as a psychological exploration of female empowerment, desire, and lust. The commendable standard of acting contributes to the film’s overall appeal.

While the narrative begins with compelling elements, it takes a somewhat predictable turn, although well-crafted with a consistent tone and theme. A potential enhancement could come from further delving into the mysterious nature of the female passenger, adding layers to the storyline. Nevertheless, the cinematography and post-production are skillfully executed, showcasing a well-crafted visual experience.

Aponno’s direction ensures a captivating atmosphere, and the film successfully captures the psychological intricacies of desire and empowerment. Despite its narrative predictability, the short film remains a commendable exploration of its chosen themes, elevated by strong performances and technical prowess in cinematography and post-production.

Spotlight

No artists for this title have been featured on Spotlight.

Brief Synopsis

Is it is wise to always follow your instinct, even if the signs are clearly not in your favor? In this short story, a woman in a taxi is giving the driver conflicting signals.
Follow Your Instinct Short FIlm

Credits

Director(s): John Aponno
Writer(s): John Aponno
Cast: Caitlin Baank, Frank de Jong
Producer(s): John Aponno
Director of Photography: John Aponno
Animation:

Specifcations

Genre: ,
Country:
Language:
Year:
Runtime: 4 min
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