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Noise Matters, An Independent Story

Posted on 26. Jul, 2011 by in Production

Noise Matters, An Independent Story

Anyone familiar with the independent film world will know that the freedom afforded to the filmmakers working outside the studio system comes at a price, namely the small or often nonexistent advertising budget at their disposal once their work is completed. What this means for us lovers of cinema is that most of these films are hard to find even when navigating the indie world and of course they are nearly impossible to find by the general public. Fortunately once in a while one of these films makes its way to us and so we shall talk about it.

Noise Matters is the feature-length directorial debut of director Matias Masucci. It chronicles the story of a fictional band of noise artists as they struggle to remain together despite the highly dysfunctional lives they lead on the outside. The main character is a noise puritan in every sense of the word dedicating his time to the search of the perfect sound which causes him to be somewhat alienated from the other less devoted members of the group, an abstract painter, an anal retentive recording producer and a music therapist turned revolutionary. The group is called Shame On You and I couldn’t think of a more appropriate name, their world is inhabited by a series of characters as strange as they are ranging from art critics to child therapists and from loose women to support groups organizers helping people overcome alien abductions. To top it all off of course there is their manager, a con-artist par excellence who is so busy scamming everything and everyone that it makes it hard not to like him. It is in fact the manager who starts troubles in order to make further profits from his “beloved” band when he decides to convince them to record and album with the luring promise of fame and fortune, everyone goes for it except for the noise puritan and things get from bad to worse.

The film was produced from start to finish by the director through his brand Independent Society and is set to enter the film festival circuit in early 2012 and we hope this wondeful movie will find its way to you as it did to us.

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