James Menelaus Rush 20min

Original title : Lacerate

Directed by : James Menelaus Rush

With : Eloise Mignon, Robyn Nevin

Lacerate (2022) is a fiction by James Menelaus Rush, selected in the “Competition Prix SAUVAGE CORTO” section of the 19th edition of the Paris European Film Festival, Europe by Europe.

Synopsis :

Gloria, an aspiring painter, drives on an empty tank. Under her skin something bothers her. Hands steadfast at the wheel, refusing to fill up, she tempts fate. Colliding with unspoken grievances she must reframe herself amongst missing paintings.



“I wanted to make a film more focused on questions than on answers. A film that would be both realistic and concrete but would allow each viewer to leave having experienced something different.”
James Menelaus Rush, Film Freeway.

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