Teen-written feature film directed by Jay Craven and starring Bill Raymond, Rusty Dewees, Tantoo Cardinal, John Griesemer, and an ensemble of teen actors. Written collectively by 41 teens. In Jest tells the story of a gaggle of small-town teens scrambling against all odds to stage their “bizotic” school play, which advocates vegetarianism through its “mild” theme of cannibalism. Around the bend, adult mentors navigate their respective mid-life crises, hunt a suspected horde of invading skunks, and prepare for a crucial school bond vote that may well determine the future of not only the school, but the town itself.
Makes Groucho Marx look serious.– Times-Argus