EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT SUDDEN BIRTH* (*BUT WERE AFRAID TO ASK)
The true story of how the Berkeley police department, the Nazi invasion of the Netherlands, an Academy Award® winner and Mr. Spock of STAR TREK fame are all connected by 1966’s SUDDEN BIRTH, one of the most unintentionally hilarious and disturbing educational films ever created.
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From an abandoned World War II bunker in Italy to the Tribeca, Edinburgh and Sydney Film Festivals, Scott Calonico’s short films have been shown around the globe. His movies have also been featured content on sites, including Comedy Central, Vanity Fair, The Atlantic Monthly, Ch4, Boing Boing, Dangerous Minds, OUT magazine, and VICE. In 2014, his short film THE SILLY BASTARD NEXT TO THE BED received the audience award for Best Short at the Full Frame Film Festival in Durham, North Carolina. Along with Jeff Radice, he is currently developing his first feature length documentary BETRAYAL, the story of an East German triple agent turned 1980s Wall Street investment banker.