Trailer to the short film “Les Esclaves,” directed by Jessie Mast. (IMDB)
Two friends live as slaves in ancient Italy. One of them hates their master, but the other reveres him. When tragedy strikes their master’s house, both slaves must decide what is more important: to be free, or to stay alive.
We either despise what holds us captive, or we adore it.”
Minneapolis professional harpist Stephanie Claussen helped write and perform the soundtrack to this short film, shown at the Minneapolis Underground Film Festival in 2013.