Evan Sutton, English
The Sweetest Song
The film is an original interpretation the story of Orpheus, set as a modern cowboy ballad. The script sets out to tell the story of Orpheus and Euridyce entirely through music and without dialogue, and will be narrated in verse to evoke the impression of a Homeric Hymn. This short film will feature the original music of Alex Malloy and Evan Sutton, and will be directed by Evan Sutton. The project is an assignment for Prof. James Claus' Classics 432, 'Classic Myth in Film.' Lucas Gonczy will produce audio and assist with filming and video editing. The script was written by Evan Sutton, with collaboration from Sean Musick. The total length of the finished project is estimated at 15-20 minutes. Production will be completed on or before March 13, 2002.