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Thursday, August 28 • 7:45pm - 9:45pm
House of Last Things w/ RJ Mitte of Breaking Bad

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A mind-bending thriller set in Portland, Oregon about an unspoken tragedy and its effects on a house, its temporary caretakers and the owners, a classical music critic and his wife on a recuperative trip to Italy.

ALAN (Randy Schulman) is a successful classical music critic as reflected in his spacious Portland home. His wife SARAH (Diane Dalton) is an obsessively grieving woman, struggling with an unspoken tragedy, even after months of institutionalized therapy.

Upon Sarah's release, Alan forces Sarah into a trip to Italy. He has already arranged for a house sitter in KELLY (Lindsey Haun), young and lonely for commitment and the better things in life. Kelly is quickly joined by her younger brother TIM (RJ MItte), and her trashy-boyfriend JESSE (Blake Berris). It’s not long before the trio find themselves drawn into a web of disturbing revelations. Jesse suddenly decides to kidnap eight-year-old ADAM from the supermarket. But not all is what it seems with ADAM. There is nothing of him in the news, and from the moment he arrives, he seems to radiate innocent control over its hapless occupants. 

Sarah’s depression returns in Italy and Alan suddenly reveals a horrible truth. But that truth about a boy and the freakish accident that claimed his life, proves not to be nearly as disturbing as just who that boy was. Little Adam clearly in control now as Kelly, Jesse and Tim find themselves caught in a netherworld between hallucination and reality. Kelly and Jesse eerily unaware as they loose themselves to the house. Tim’s future far less certain in a HOUSE OF LAST THINGS.

TRAILER: http://youtu.be/-x7Pofy4arY

CAST: Lindsey Haun, Blake Berris, RJ Mitte, Randy Schulman, Diane Dalton, Micah Nelson
DIRECTOR: Michael Bartlett
PRODUCERS: Michael Bartlett, Rene Berndt, Liz Brandenburg, Shelly Heyward, Jon Manning, Kai Shelton, Michael Ward, Tim Whitcomb
COMPOSERS: Alessandro Ponti, Andrew Poole Todd

MUSIC: Teach Me Equals Featuring Vern Rumsey.


Michael Bartlett

Director, Cloudcover Films
Michael Bartlett studied at the Juilliard School in New York and the American Film Institute in Los Angeles. THE LITTLE GIRL WHO FELL FROM A TREE, a co-production for Tobis Filmkunst and Rialto Film Berlin was made in Berlin 's Babelsberg Studios and earned critical praise in Germany... Read More →

Cast & Crew

Andrew Poole Todd

Award-winning composer and violinist Andrew Poole Todd, is one of Oregon's most promising young talents. One of ASCAP's "Composers to Watch" in 2011, recently he completed the score for the upcoming horror film Deadly Revisions, and the psychological thriller House of Last Things, starring... Read More →

Thursday August 28, 2014 7:45pm - 9:45pm PDT
Mission Theater 1624 NW Glisan St, Portland, OR 97209

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