FAILURE! features a tour-de-force performance from cult superstar Ted Raimi as James caught between a rock and a hard place. Due to a massive debt with his bank, James is given one hour to choose between financial ruin or murder to protect his family. With Merrick McCartha , Noel Douglas Orput, Melissa Diaz.
'Think a more natural and less showy Tarantino – that’s both engaging and engrossing.'
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'A tour-de-force performance by Ted Raimi combines with some brilliant camera play to make Failure! an absorbing one-take wonder that keeps the viewer guessing.'
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'At times the film has the feeling of a farce. Others its’s far darker with James coming to terms with matters that recalls the depths that Al Pacino played Michael Corleone in The Godfather Part II'
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'This is an impressive achievement, and a fun showcase for one of genre cinema's most beloved - and distinctive - personalities.'
'Raimi’s worn-down, yet tenacious rich guy in a mansion, who sheds all sorts of qualms in order to get through the evening is a keeper of a performance. It’s funny'
'Jack’s serial failure (!) is Raimi’s triumphant success'
''Shot in one single take with no cuts, no tricks and no excuses, FAILURE! is a smart genre-bending thriller from an exciting new voice on the Mexican scene.'' - Frigthfest London 23
"Filming 'Failure!' was challenging as the tension in this thriller is built around 87 tight pages shot in one single take. – one smistake at minute 86 and we would have to start all over again," says star and producer Ted Raimi, cast as a man who finds himself in extraordinary circumstances. "[Luckily] I had a talented production team and a great director behind me. They made it all possible."
A PROMOTORA NAE and SPACEBRAIN ENTERTAINMENT Production, Written and Directed by ALEX KAHUAM, Produced by ALEX KAHUAM, MARCO DE MOLINA, KAYLI FORTUN, TED RAIMI, JOSE D. RODRIGUEZ