24 October 2014 at 12.15pm | Comment on this article
The opera explores the seemingly perfect relationship between a young man – Alex - and his new girlfriend Lea. But as time goes on, Alex becomes suspicious that there might be more to Lea than meets the eye.
‘I was looking to plant a seed of doubt about Lea in the viewers’ minds,’ says the trailer’s director Ruairi Watson. ‘We see her and Alex blissfully in love outside her flat, but behind closed doors we see another side – an uncanny, inhuman side – to her.’
Ruairi worked closely on the film with the production’s director. Watch an interview with Thaddeus Strassberger about what has inspired Glare.
‘It’s a simple love story that starts on a very hopeful note of new love blossoming,’ says Thaddeus. ‘The drama that ensues is figuring out and testing the limits of perfect love versus something that is completely artificial and therefore not perfect.’