Art Blog - Ian Harnarine - Empty Kingdom

An estranged father returns home to an unwelcoming son and wife in Ian Harnarine’s heartfully humurous and deeply thoughtful short Doubles With Slight Pepper. A subtly potent drama focusing on the realistic and metaphorical strengths of family blood. Check out more after the jump.

Official synopsis as follows:

“In rural Trinidad, Dhani struggles to support himself and his mother by selling doubles (Trinidad’s quintessential street food). When his estranged father returns from Canada unexpectedly, Dhani must decide if he will help save his father’s life despite their strained relationship.

 

DOUBLES WITH SLIGHT PEPPER was written and directed by Ian Harnarine. It was shot in March 2011 at various locations throughout the island of Trinidad. Using an entirely local cast the shoot lasted for 7 days.”

Scroll down below to stream the fully embedded short.

Art Blog - Ian Harnarine - Empty Kingdom

Art Blog - Ian Harnarine - Empty Kingdom

Art Blog - Ian Harnarine - Empty Kingdom

Art Blog - Ian Harnarine - Empty Kingdom

Art Blog - Ian Harnarine - Empty Kingdom

Short film for DOUBLES WITH SLIGHT PEPPER.

Doubles With Slight Pepper, 2012

Ian Harnarine


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