Mauvaises Têtes

"Love can make you lose your head"

The official website of Mauvaises Têtes (Bad Heads), an award-winning horror comedy short film written, produced and directed by Rebekah Fieschi. Made in the spirit of classic MGM and Universal monster movies from the 1920s/30s, it tells the story of an odd woman, Jenny, who loses her mind in the search for love and finds the perfect man in her own peculiar way.

Alice Dessuant
Jenny

Alice was born and raised in Paris,  she was a very shy child who acted out elaborate adventures with her toys and hoped to someday be a Jedi or Indiana Jones.  When she was seven she saw Edward  Scissorhands and now considers Johnny Depp and Tim Burton her inspiration to become an actress.  At 15 she began studying theater at the Cours Florent.  While in high school she and her friends created a theater company and put on plays in small Parisian theaters, they premiered a film in Paris this May in which Alice played the lead.  She also appears in an award-winning sci-fi webseries Ulysse.  In order to fulfill a lifelong dream of studying and working in New York, she applied to school without telling her family and is now doing just as she dreamed. Notable recent works include a lead role in an independent film directed by Jean Louis Miles, an appearance in the French soap opera Plus Belle La Vie, and a six month runin a Parisian play entitled La Récompense.


Lindsay Ryan
Ginger

As a New York native, Lindsay was exposed to the theatre and arts at a early age.  She grew up both competing in and performing Irish Dance which lead her to experience other types of dance, such as hip-hop, from which she discovered the beauty and joy of bringing dramatic expression to the stage.  This , she says, is what sparked the theatrical fire that always existed inside her.  Before graduating from high school, she managed to be part of one theatre club production going on to take her first official acting class in the fall semester of her sophomore year.   Immediately, she joined the University Theatre Department, and went on to learn a variety of techniques and methods while consistently performing in Studio and Mainstage productions.  Since graduation Lindsay has been involved in short films, commercials and stage plays such as Planet Honda, Luna Phases and Illusionarium.


Joe Zaso
Dream Boy

NewYork-based actor, filmmaker, model and cookbook author, Joe Zaso is a performer on the  stage and screen.  He has been featured in HBO's 2014 production of The Normal Heart and Martin Scorsese's The Wolf of Wall Street.  Dubbed by critics as a "Horror Himbo," Joe has appeared in numerous thrillers and science-fiction films such as Virus X, 5 Dead on the Crimson CanvasBeastBraincell and Darkness Surrounds Roberta.  He has also been seen in such award-winning short films as Perry St. and Revenge of the Egg.  Joe has modeled in the print ads for designer Michael Kaye and has been featured in ads for such companies as Legal Seafood.  Joe will also be featured in the 2015 calendar, Ripped Genes: The Mature Men Edition.


Diako Diakoff
Host / Lover Three

Diako was born in Belgium but has lived in the United States for many years.  He has been making music since 1979, having recorded 12 unreleased albums.  In addition to his life long passion for music, over the last several years he has worked as an actor in numerous short films.  This is his second time working with Rebekah Fieschi, having previously appeared in Two Sisters.  His recently recorded album Inside/Oustide is forthcoming.