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Phenobarbital (2017)

Fiction (Short)
12 Minutes

A cult has committed mass-suicide by overdosing on phenobarbital, and Tippi, now widowed, is barreling down a country road to find the young woman who seduced her husband into the cult. 

James, whose recent divorce has sent him spiraling out of control, dozes off at the wheel on the same highway. Their collision sends James spinning even further down this dark spiral as their miseries overlap. 

Now a frazzled and confused James must atone for one death by causing another.


Written and directed by Jorge Rubiera
Produced by Raul Rubiera
Music by Abbey Rader and John McMinn