Lili Taylor's The Duel

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

Lili Taylor
Richard Neil
Katherine Marie Koenig
Matthew Miller
Melanie Case

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.


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