November 12th, 2012
Filmmaker Chris Sullivan Talks Midwest, Production and the Implications of the Word ‘Ugly.’
“Chris Sullivan’s animated film, “Consuming Spirits,” made its Chicago debut with a special private screening in September of 2011. Following a deluge of reviews and coverage since the Tribeca Film Festival this April, the feature-length film premiered at the Chicago International Film Festival.
... the film comes together in a fragmented but powerful narrative about the complications and consequences of love, longing, disappointment and bitterness, punctuated by the dysfunctions of life in the small Appalachian town of Magusson.”