From the Episode: Okay, Cupid

The Hunter and the Swan Discuss Their Meeting

| February 27, 2013

NYU / 2010 / 8 minutes / English / Color

“It was, well, it was fate. It was the right robe.”

Ever wonder what it would be like to hang out with a mythical huntsman and a bird? A Brooklyn hipster couple finds out the hard way when they double date with a magical swan and her boyfriend hunter. Over dinner, the swan takes issue with the hunter’s anecdote about their first date and asks him a very personal question. His answer causes the evening to go one direction — downhill. Their tiff begs the question: how do we bait our beloved prey? Written and directed by Emily Carmichael. Cinematography by Ben Richardson (Beasts of the Southern Wild). The film was an Official Selection at the 2011 Sundance, Dallas and Nashville film festivals. Principal cast: Ryan Link, Elizabeth Stewart, Lauren Sharpe and Brendan Donaldson.

The Hunter and the Swan

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