Going Under

Screenplay by Jessica Gohlke & Eric Werthman, Directed by Eric Werthman, Produced by Jessica Gohlke & Vladan Nikolic


RT: 98:00 min.

Peter (Roger Rees - THE PRESTIGE, THE WEST WING), a married psychotherapist, and Suzanne (Geno Lechner - SCHINDLER’S LIST, IMMORTAL BELOVED), a professional dominatrix, have been engaged in an affair of sensual dominance and submission in an S&M dungeon where they must abide by the rules. These rules are about to be broken when they agree to see each other on the outside. As Peter becomes increasingly obsessed with the troubled Suzanne, they embark on a sordid psychosexual journey into their tortured pasts through their most carnal desires.

GOING UNDER premiered at the Sao Paulo International Film Festival in Brazil before screening in numerous festivals including Cinequest, New Haven, Minneapolis/St. Paul and Sofia International Film Festival. The film won Best of the Fest at Northampton Film Festival, which was followed by a brief theatrical run in the US. It is currently being distributed on DVD by Blue Underground.