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FOOL ME ONCE

Directed by Paco Farias
SHORT NARRATIVE 14 Minutes New York Premiere
FILM GUIDE FOOL ME ONCE
Maureen Ackerman, a clever, coquettish housewife, starts her day like any other -- the morning crossword, tea, breakfast, after which she sees off her husband with an obligatory kiss and a wave. Then her lover shows up. After seducing her, he gives her a beautiful diamond necklace and challenges her to get it past her husband. Intrigued by both the diamonds and the dare, Maureen concocts a plan involving a pawnshop and a "lost" claim ticket. What follows is a fast game of deception and greed where the tables turn and even the best-laid plans become unraveled.
Drama
About the Director(s)
PACO FARIAS, a native of Eagle Pass, TX, received his BA in Drama from Stanford University and an MFA in Drama from the University of Minnesota. His short film Yellow Hammer was awarded Director's Choice for Best Comedy at the 2006 Smogdance Film Festival and Best Screenplay at the 2006 Beverly Hills Short Film Festival. He is currently working on his feature script, Calaveras, with writing partner Winter Mead.

Film Info
  • Year:
    2006
  • Length:
    14 minutes
  • Language:
    English
  • Country:
    USA
  • Premiere:
    New York
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