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We are used to seeing fictional films “based on a true story”, but this is a fictional story made in a documentary format about an eccentric man, squatting in an abandoned hotel, who claims to be 150 years old.
After the titular Augustus posts several videos on YouTube, a documentary film crew track him down him and record interviews about his life and supposed immorality.
Augustus openly shares his tales of travelling across America during the depression, befriending Andy Warhol, and living in Paris during the 1900 Expo.
Augustus has a peculiar and sketchy roommate called Tommy who, during filming,object’s to the presence of the crew and walks out, leaving Augustus depressed.
In the wake of Tommy’s departure, Augustus makes an unexpected admission to the crew that he’s actually a vampire. But what are they to really believe in his tales?
As with Jim Jarmusch’s recent Only Lovers Left Alive, this is another look at vampires that avoids the traditional horror view and treats them as people living their extended lives in an anonymous and rather mundane way.
The film perfectly replicates the documentary format, giving it verisimilitude, and making it a totally engaging and fresh take on the vampire genre.
This is the debut feature from Robyn Miller, the creator of the MYST and RIVEN computer games, and he brings much of those games’ rich and considered pacing to the film.
From Robyn Miller, the co-creator of Myst, comes a story of alienation and love in the digital age. Meet Augustus Gladstone, a "156 year old vampire" who seeks celebrity and craves connection via social networks. But the line between fantasy and reality is blurred when a documentary film crew prods too deeply into Augustus’ private life, sparking an irreversible chain of events. Best Film - The Oregon International Film Festival Official Selection - Sci-Fi-London 2014
A NOTE FROM ROBYN:
Greetings. We've attempted to make this bundle as comprehensive as possible, including not only the movie and the original soundtrack, but also a number of video shorts, HD visuals, and some previously unreleased items. If you enjoy our film (or any of the enclosed materials) please help us out by telling others about this bundle! A team of insanely talented artists and filmmakers spent over three years creating this film. You'll make all of them very happy if you share it, tweet it, like it, pinit, post it, or whatever you normally do to it...
Thanks a ton! And Viva Augustus!
Yours, Robyn Miller
This Bundle contains:
- The Immortal Augustus Gladstone 720p.mp4
- Trailer - Anything is Possible.mp4
- Trailer - Searching for Blood.mp4
- Augustus Gladstone Soundtrack.tbz
- Augustus Speaks Volume I.mp4
- Augustus Speaks Volume II.mp4
- _The Frozen Limbs_ and More.mp4
- Robyn Becomes Augustus.mp4
- Audition - Jimmy Chen.mp4
- Audition - Nicholas Sironka.mp4
- HOW-TO Make a Soundtrack.mp4
- Proof of Concept Video.mp4
- Poster 1400x2100.jpg
- Poster 4000x6000.jpg
- Soundtrack Cover 1600.jpg
- Production Edit Notes.pdf
- Augustus Gladstone Timeline.jpg
- Who was Robert Montesquiou.pdf
- Missing Poster.pdf