The Root Of The Problem

Shorts in Competition: Narrative

New York Premiere

USA | 14 MINUTES

THE ROOT OF THE PROBLEM

Horror, Thriller, Comedy, Science Fiction
In the candy-colored world of 1950s suburbia, a reluctant young housewife suspects that the friendly neighborhood dentist is hiding a horrible secret. Is it just the anesthesia at work, or is there something more sinister hiding below the surface?

Screening in Shorts Program: Deadbolt

CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Ryan Spindell

RYAN SPINDELL was born in Maine and raised Florida. In 2007, he directed the TFF-selected short Kirksdale, which went on to screen at over sixty festivals and win dozens of awards. Now a freelance writer, director and graphic designer, he resides in Los Angeles. His first feature, The Mortuary Collection, is slated for production in 2013.
Director
Ryan Spindell
Screenwriter
Ryan Spindell, Mark E. Davidson
Producer
Ryan Spindell, Nathan Lavine-Heaney, Mark E. Davidson
Editor
Alessandro Soares, Benjamin Bumgarner
Cinematographer
Nathan Lavine-Heaney
Executive Producer
Marcia Bloomfield, Steven Weisberger, Teri Weisberger
Composer
Gregory Tripi
Cast
Brea Grant, Ptolemy Slocum, Alison Gallaher, Chad Jamian Willaims

CONTACTS

Press Contact
Ryan Spindell
Trapdoor Pictures
Los Angeles, 90026
Phone: 850 567 2041
rspindell@gmail.com
Print Source
Ryan Spindell
Trapdoor Pictures
Los Angeles, 90026
Phone: 850 567 2041
rspindell@gmail.com
International Sales Contact
Ryan Spindell
Trapdoor Pictures
Los Angeles, 90026
Phone: 850 567 2041
rspindell@gmail.com
US Sales Contact
Ryan Spindell
Trapdoor Pictures
Los Angeles, 90026
Phone: 850 567 2041
rspindell@gmail.com