Death Suit

Mike Matei / December 19th, 2004

“Death Suit”

Made for the 48 Hour Film Project, 2007.

The 48 Hour Film Project is a wild and sleepless weekend in which you and a team make a movie—write, shoot, edit and score it—in just 48 hours.

On Friday night, you get a character, a prop, a line of dialogue and a genre, all to include in your movie. 48 hours later, the movie must be complete.

Then it will show at a local theater, usually in the next week.

-from the 48 Hour Film website

Made for the 48 Hour Film Project, 2004.
Genre: Spy
Prop: Rolodex
Character: M. Drake (Magician)
Line: “Get a move on! There’s no time to lose!”


  • Will

    April 8, 2010 at 6:28 pm

    I like the bed scene. Where did the music come from?

  • April 9, 2010 at 2:00 am

    “they’ve been playing diamonds in the muff!”

  • Jime

    April 13, 2010 at 3:47 pm

    Where did you get the footage of that building/stadium falling down? That was awesome.

    Oh man so awkward that he talks to his co-worker about “trouble in the bedroom” while he has her horizontal, tied down to a table. That was brilliant. The end didn’t really do it for me, but hey, when you’re making a film in 48 hours with lack of sleep–there ya go. It was good for what it was, though the first half was superior to the latter in my opinion.

  • cpfan2000

    April 15, 2010 at 1:08 am

    THEY’VE BEEN PLAYIN’ FUCK ME HEARTS, FUCK ME SPADES….HAHA that was the best. I laughed my ass off on that part!

  • April 22, 2010 at 1:19 pm

    Lol! Good you see you have committed actors.

  • June 23, 2010 at 11:17 pm

    hhahahaha! what a great and funny movie 😀

  • barracuda

    August 26, 2010 at 12:18 pm

    Music is of the hook

  • videogameobserver

    October 3, 2010 at 12:22 am

    the homeless guy reminds me of one of the red vs. blue guys

  • October 13, 2010 at 10:29 pm

    I have never seen someone get their head knocked off by a Rubber chicken, this was delightfully quirky good stuff James I have no idea why I looked over so many of your films.. though my favorite is still Kung-fu werewolf from outer space that one was great.

  • blazbluesonic

    May 29, 2011 at 3:08 am

    that made absolutely no sense.

  • Born in the wrong time.

    June 2, 2011 at 1:19 am

    Dude this movie if fucked, up but oddly entertaining.

  • NPigeon

    July 5, 2011 at 10:35 pm

    Interesting and entertaining. Good job

  • Inkrypted

    July 6, 2011 at 12:47 am

    I feel like I have been transported to an art house dimension and back again.

  • viJilance

    July 6, 2011 at 6:46 am

    what the fuck did i just watch? I’d rather analfist a Cactus than watch this fuckery again

  • BobJohnson

    July 6, 2011 at 9:33 am

    I love the part where they said “fuck”.

  • Mr. Fusion

    July 6, 2011 at 9:59 am

    well… that was… interesting, but enjoyable.

  • Freaknut

    July 10, 2011 at 6:43 pm

    Ha! Loved it. This might be a good project to elaborate on.

  • Deeke

    September 4, 2011 at 6:16 am

    Hope to see this included on the DVD collections!

  • threj0760

    September 10, 2011 at 10:48 pm


  • JeanFrancoisRoy

    November 20, 2011 at 12:37 am

    ok to be honnest with you, i’ve withness a lot of thing you made and it’s awsome, but this shit, i mean it make no sense…. at all. i’d rather play castelvania 2 simon’s quest then listen to this again!! but seriously i love what you do keep it up man!!

  • James92UK

    January 10, 2012 at 9:48 am

    Haha brilliant but very weird. Really nice choice of camera angles and nice sound quality.

  • stt32m

    January 31, 2012 at 3:24 pm

    Haha!!!! “They’ve been playing fuck me hearts, fuck me spades” This was so sweet!!!!!

  • February 3, 2012 at 10:03 pm

    good sound, and nice camera work for the most part, the story was garbage.

  • PiotrTrusewicz

    March 29, 2012 at 4:57 pm

    actually , quite funny if you understand it :))) after all it’s all joke, what did you expect – jurassic park in 48 h ? 😉

  • michael138

    May 1, 2012 at 7:05 am

    love the play on the rubber chicken joke

  • iz7z

    September 4, 2012 at 11:22 pm

    i liked it lol

  • goode212

    November 17, 2012 at 9:41 pm

    hmmm. hmmm?

  • DrTuv

    December 7, 2012 at 11:08 am

    Did not see that coming.

  • culwin

    February 25, 2013 at 6:56 pm

    The detective guy was pretty good.

  • March 3, 2013 at 12:46 am

    James, this is my honest critique…and I understand you only had 48 hrs to do the ENTIRE film from start to finish, from concept/idea to having a film ready to watch. Everything was very enjoyable, up until the very end. I was actually interested in seeing what was going to happen, and then this anticlimactic ending happened. I wish you were able to actually write in an ending for this one. But, like I said, everything else was great. Great music, great camera work, great characterization (except the wife character, but that’s related to the ending) and I gotta say, for only 48 hours, that’s pretty damn impressive.

  • mater711421

    March 8, 2014 at 2:06 am

    I must say the editing in this is quite well, for independent film makers in 2004.

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