"40-min euro-western explores character choices
against the backdrop of striped mountains and six-shooters."
From young experimental director Paul Blair comes a story about
choice and consequence, fate and luck. Funded independently and
researched for over a year, "Bandit" is a short with the scale as wide
as the West itself. In the visual style of 60's Italian Westerns,
this short intertwines two adjacent stories... one a tale of discovery,
the other of betrayal.
Surrounded by piles of bodies and a noose around his neck, Leonard
wakes up with no memory of the events that led up to the massacre that
surrounds him. Choosing to help rather than abandon the men around him,
Leonard meets a mysterious cast of characters that have their own
agendas: some dangerous, some friendly, and some both. A parallel
tale reveals Leonard's past, and the two merge in the end to reveal just
how The Mustachioed Bandit Meets His End.