An Interview with Amy Hesketh, Director and Writer, and Jac Avila, Star of Barbazul by Mike Haberfelner March 2013 Your new movie Barbazul – in a few words, what is it about? It’s about a psycho with a blue beard who kills his lady friends in brutal, violent ways. Amy, what were your inspirations when […]
Le Marquis, Part One: The Museum A review by Rich Moreland, April 2017 Le Marquis de la Croix is a film by Amy Hesketh that features Jac Avila and Mila Joya. It is available for download or on DVD from Vermeerworks. This is the first of a five-part series on the film and combines a review […]
OLALLA, THE ABSTINENCE OF BLOOD By Carlos Gutiérrez A. (cultural journalist and literature professor) Published on Monday, 25 July, 2016 in the Sucre newspaper: Libertador American filmmaker Amy Hesketh, living in Bolivia, just premiered her new film at the Mexican Film Festival FERATUM (showcasing horror and science fiction films). This film has received good reviews. […]
Jac Avila has created a definitive film version of the Marquis DeSade’s JUSTINE. The film, based on DeSade’s famous novel about the misfortunes of virtue, is in my opinion true to the book’s spirit and content in a way no other version has ever been.
The release of Justine “From Jac Avila and Amy Hesketh, the creators of the extreme Inquisitional historical horror of MALEFICARUM, comes a new film based on DeSade’s famous novel, JUSTINE. Unique and challenging transformative “Sadistic Surrealism” that would have made Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dali envious. Highly recommended!