Utopia debuted the official trailer for The Civil Dead, the award-winning indie comedy starring Clay Tatum, Whitmer Thomas, Whitney Weir, Budd Diaz and Robert Longstreet
Directed by and starring Clay Tatum and Whitmer Thomas, The Civil Dead premiered at the 2022 Slamdance Film Festival where the film won the Audience Award; and is is rolling out in Alamo Drafthouse theaters across the country with live Q&As from the directors, starting on February 3rd, 2023.
Clay (Clay Tatum) is a loner photographer who enjoys a mundane life with his artist wife Whitney in Los Angeles. Whitney advises Clay, who has been creatively stagnant and unemployed for months, to go out and be productive while she’s out of town and not to “just lay in the living room and drink beer.” While taking photos out in a park, Clay happens upon his long-lost friend, Whit (Whitmer Thomas). After a night of catching up, Whit discloses an unsettling secret to Clay, which puts a strain on his marriage and causes him to question his own sanity.
Watch the official trailer for The Civil Dead.