As a lover of Alex Prager‘s always cinematic, never less than intriguing photography, how could I resist hitting the play button on her latest venture: a short film starring vibrant redhead Bryce Dallas Howard. The film is titled Despair; but with stunning colour, Hitchcock-like suspense, and an array of prim ’60s fashion flowing through the scenes, the only thing we’ll despair over is if Prager never goes on to make a full-length feature film. There’s an inkling that her focus on detail and cinematography could flourish into something akin to Tom Ford’s in A Single Man – and we’ll be the first to declare that wouldn’t be a bad thing.

View the video after the jump.

Bryce Dallas Howard in Despair



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