18 min 10 sec., Jun 2016 To what lengths will we go to resist our own self actualization? At what point did I realize that loving you was a pathology?
DOLLFACE tackles the web-like topic of the institution of marriage. Examining both the good and the bad, the film endeavors to explore everything from the societal, religious, and racial pressures surrounding the mystery of marriage to those that are self-inflicted, imagined, and even truly desired, through the characters of Dot and Max, a contemporary interracial couple faced with the curse of ultimate incompatibility.
What if marriage has lost its touch?
Are there human beings in this world who are fundamentally just not meant to be each other’s forever? And are Dot and Max two such people?