Based on a true story from actress Lili Taylor, (Six Feet Under, American Crime) The Duel is an experimental visualization of her father's private struggle with mental illness. Originally told on the award-winning RISK! podcast, Taylor recalls a harrowing afternoon in which she saved her younger brother from the dangerous reality of their father's sudden breakdown.
Directed by Sean David Christensen
Written & Narrated by Lili Taylor
Produced by Sean David Christensen, Kevin Allison & Aaron Gambel
Based on an excerpt from the RISK! podcast originally produced by Kevin Allison & Jeff Mercer
Katherine Marie Koenig
Director of Photography: Aaron Gambel
Editor: Sean David Christensen
Assistant Director: Jana Stella
Camera Operator: Richie Trimble
Gaffer: Mike DiRicco
Grip: Caleb Bucy
Set Dresser: Sarah M. Gonzalez
Miniatures: Sean David Christensen
Sound & Music: Rafael Anton Irisarri & Maggie Dave
Sound Mixing & Mastering: Black Knoll Studio
Production Assistants: Joseph Matarrese, Phillip Matarrese, Shaye Troha, Francesca Wainscott & Robert V. Wainscott
A RISK! production in association with Sean David Christensen & ReKon Productions.
Copyright 2017. All rights reserved.
Preorder the upcoming RISK! book featuring Lili Taylor’s story and others at: https://www.hachettebooks.com/titles/kevin-allison/risk/9780316478281/