Director: Steve Ellison (Flying Lotus) Run Time: 92 min. Format: DCP Rating: NR Release Year: 1970
Starring: Hannibal Buress, Ieasha Coston, Mali Matsuda, The Buttress, Tim Heidecker, Zack Fox
The psych-out nightmare feature directorial debut from Steve, the filmmaking alter-ego of Steve Ellison, better known as acclaimed musician Flying Lotus, KUSO takes those brave enough to tag along on a wild ride. Broadcasting through a makeshift network of discarded televisions, KUSO depicts the aftermath of Los Angeles’s worst earthquake nightmare. Viewers travel between screens and aftershocks into the twisted lives of the survived, experiencing a hallucination that feels like David Cronenberg meeting Ren & Stimpy.