The Sandman

By Tom Soter

Before I improvised on stage, I improvised on film – in a series of Super-8 movies directed by Christian Doherty between 1971 and 1973. This is one of them, from when I was just a mere youth:

The Sandman
Directed by Christian Doherty. Filmed: 1973At leisure: Tom Soter, contemplating his misspent youth.At leisure: Tom Soter, contemplating his misspent youth.
With Alan Saly, Tom Soter
Shot on location in Crete, this bizarre film was one of Doherty’s last and best, a surreal picture of a friendship gone wrong that builds with relentless intensity to the twist ending.