Trust Me

Director: Bobby Houston
Screenwriters: Bobby Houston, Gary Rigdon

Institute History

  • 1989 Sundance Film Festival


Set within the hurly-burly Los Angeles art scene, Trust Me is a quick-witted comedy about stabbings in the back, metaphorical and otherwise. James Callendar (Adam Ant) is depressed. His trendy art gallery is failing, and if he doesn't solve his money problems soon, his Porsche will be repossessed. Worse still, a competing gallery has just made a fortune off the canvases of a recently expired artist of the month. When a handsome young messenger (David Packer) wanders into Callendar’s gallery and admits he’s a painter in his free time; Callendar’s malevolent mind turns to murder.

Screening Details

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