We here at Varied Celluloid always hold out a helping hand to the independent film community and today marks another entry into the wild and wonderful world of low budget indie filmmaking. Beneath the Veneer of a Murder is an experimental short film that really plays around with narrative structure. Read on and get the skinny!

The Plot: This short film details a high stakes con-game between several people. There’s Tom, the well-to-do husband of Daisy. Then Judd, the psychotic friend of Lolita who is looking to extort money from Daisy. Bartlesby is the head of Tom’s security and is roughed up by Judd after he attempts to track down Daisy who he fears has decided to turn her back on him. On top of everything, all of these complicated twists and turns are revealed with only one live action sequence.