The Two, dir. Jairo Garcia

NYU, 2019.

Short film costume design.

The story of The Two is based on the Heaven’s Gate Cult mass suicides that happened in 1997. Leo (Tom Martin) falls in love with Emma (Laura Frenzer) and follows her into the cult of UFO worshippers led by Wade (Thomas Walsh) – a charismatic elderly man with a troubled past. As everybody prepares for the suicide ritual in belief that it would take their souls to the next level, Leo makes a final attempt to convince Emma to run away with him.

 

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