Flirting at the Funeral
by Chris Keil
Release Date: Early September 2012
Flirting at the Funeral is a story about love, money, and lost opportunities, ranging
across Europe against a background of nancial crisis, terrorism and the power of the
At the pool-side, the evening breeze is fragrant with the scent of grilled lobster and
designer sun-block. Two German girls in starched white uniforms, buttoned up as tight
as barbie dolls, are serving champagne to the guests.
Dave Leaper sips his drink and dreams of death and vengeance. At a clinic in Southern
Europe a group of young lm-makers are recreating the songs, the slogans and the idealism
of the years of revolution, while an old man, mummi ed by wealth and power,
watches them and pays the bills. He pays and pays, missing nothing.