THROUPLE

Directed by: Phillips Payson 2015 | 88 min.

Section: Made In Hawaii

Premiere: World Premiere

Film Website

Countries: United States

Languages: English

Genres: Black Comedy, Crime, Erotic, Romantic Comedy


Synopsis

After a short-lived career in the erotic fitness industry, young couple James and Lexi find themselves washed up and estranged from one another. In the hope of a fresh start, the couple moves from New York to Puna, a secluded Hawaiian jungle town on the edge of an active volcano. Once there, the pair become entangled with the neighbors living on either side of their property: a mysterious recluse, and a young polyamorous “throuple.”

The problems that James and Lexi thought they left on the mainland continue to arise on the island, and their interactions with the throuple cause them to take a look at and question their own sexual dynamics. As their relationship begins to unravel, Lexi holes herself up in the studio while James agrees to help the throuple dig a hole on the edge of their property, a task that proves to be much more complicated than originally expected.

The situation is exacerbated when the group decides to steal a backhoe in the dead of night. Hilarity, murder, and mayhem ensue between the pair and their new circle of friends as they struggle to move forward and ignite a mystery that will challenge and define the virtues of each character.

This film will be preceded by the short film: TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES OF INTIMACY.

Screenings

Sunday, November 15 8:15 PM Dole Cannery D Date Passed
Plays with:  THROUPLE w/TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES OF INTIMACY TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES OF INTIMACY
Monday, November 16 3:00 PM Dole Cannery D Date Passed
Plays with:  THROUPLE w/TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES OF INTIMACY TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES OF INTIMACY
Saturday, November 21 8:30 PM Hilo Palace Theater Date Passed

Cast & Crew

Director Phillips Payson
Producer Zoe Eisenberg, Paul Valdes
Cast Mikaal Bates, Caitlin Holcombe, Ayinde Howell, Todd Litzinger, Samantha Scaffidi, Jordan Turchin, Ingrid Vollset
Cinematographer Shabier Kirchner
Editor Phillips Payson
Writer Zoe Eisenberg
Other Crew Anderson Andrews, Ayinde Howell, Andrew Johnson, Robin Metz, Jake Miller, Andrew Payson, Josh Perault, Diego Siragna, Annie Stiefel, Jon Taft
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