The Color Wheel

Alex Ross Perry, USA 2011, 83’
Listen Up Philip

Brother and sister Colin and JR are too similar not to hate each other. Their trip from Pennsylvania to Boston is the perfect vehicle for a festival of narcissistic monologues and one-upmanship of cynical retorts. Anything goes!

The Color Wheel: Film Review DIY filmmaker Alex Ross Perry constructs a road trip about stagnation, fueled by anger and post-mumblecore irony. (The Hollywood Reporter)

Piotr Czerkawski

Alex Ross Perry

Born in 1984 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, Alex Ross Perry is a film director, screenwriter, and actor. He is a graduate of the film faculty at New York University. After graduation, he worked for two years at a video rental company in the East Village, where he met many of his later collaborators, including cinematographer Sean Price Williams. In 2009, he directed Impolex, his full-length debut, inspired by Thomas Pynchon's iconic Gravity's Rainbow. His later films screened at the world's leading festivals, such as Sundance, Berlinale, and Locarno IFF. In addition to films, he also regularly directs music videos.

Selected filmography

2009 Impolex

2011 Paleta barw / The Color Wheel

2014 Do ciebie, Philipie / Listen Up Philip

2015 Królowa Ziemi / Queen of Earth

2017 Złote wyjście / Golden Exits

2018 Her Smell

2020 Paul Schrader: Man in a Room (short doc.)

Cast & Crew

director Alex Ross Perry
screenplay Carlen Altman, Alex Ross Perry
cinematography Sean Price Williams
editing Alex Ross Perry
music Preston Spurlock
cast Carlen Altman, Alex Ross Perry, Bob Byington, Anna Bak-Kvapil, Kate Lyn Sheil
producer Alex Ross Pery, Bob Byington
production Dorset Films
sales Factory 25
language English
coloration b&w
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