Short Film: Richard Monte’s Liberation

An attractive woman dancing to rock and roll music while painting in a bikini. Check. Don’t let the simple concept fool you, though, Liberation is deeper than it sounds. I can think of all sorts of thematic elements in this trippy short film from Richard Montes. Starring Jade Puga, Liberation clocks in at seven and a half minutes long and sees an artist finding inspiration from a news report of a young girl having been kidnapped by a violent cult. This, of course, is met with deadly consequences. Liberation is definitely something out of the norm, so I highly encourage you to watch the short film below!

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Written by Michael Therkelsen

(Senior Editor)