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Mighty Movie Podcast: Mali Elfman on Do Not Disturb

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2011-06-03-Do_Not_Disturb_Glow_410.jpgShot on the proverbial shoestring over seven quick production days, Do Not Disturb is a curious little anthology film with some interesting names attached. Mali Elfman -- daughter of Danny -- wrote and produced, as well as starring in a couple of segments; Eric Balfour (Skyline) directs one segment and stars in another. Other helmers include music video director Petro Papahadjopoulos and Brandon Nicholas and daddy Danny chipped in a theme song, with other soundtrack contributions coming from Incubus' Mike Eizinger and Thenewno2′s Oliver Hecks. The stories, all set in one hotel room, run the gamut from a conventional drama featuring some teen classmates on a school trip, to an alien encounter, to a prostitute contending with a client with esoteric tastes in role-play, to a twist on the ol' involuntary organ-donor urban myth. Turns out some hotel rooms need a UV sweep -- some just deserve to be walled-up and forgotten about.

Click on the player to hear my interview with Mali.

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