Trapped in an Elevator

This comic “folk opera” begins when a man forgets his wife’s birthday. Carlton Jones buys a bagful of expensive presents in an effort to appease his beloved. He takes the elevator on his way to her but it breaks down, leaving him trapped with five other people: a woman and her unruly teenaged daughter, a man who was forced to end a relationship with his fiancée, and two women who find out they share more than a friendship.

Trapped in an Elevator (2009)








Romel Hall

Romel Hall

Romel Hall

Romel Hall was born in Barbados in 1979. A graduate of the University of the West Indies, he has written, produced and directed several plays. He is the director of several short films, including Trapped in an Elevator (ttff/11). In 2009 he formed his own production company, Hall-e-Wood Productions, which has developed and produced Barbados’ first-ever sitcom, Keeping Up with the Joneses, as well as the feature-length movie version of the show.

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