Baghead (2008) is an indie comedy-drama film directed by Jay Duplass and Mark Duplass. The film centers on the lives of four aspiring actors who are struggling to make their mark in the entertainment industry. The main characters are played by Ross Partridge, Steve Zissis, Greta Gerwig, and Elise Muller.
The plot follows the four friends as they attend an underground film festival, where they get inspired to make their own movie. They retreat to a remote cabin in the woods to brainstorm and write a screenplay. However, their creative process is disrupted by the sudden appearance of a mysterious figure wearing a bag over their head. As tensions rise and relationships are tested, the friends must confront their fears and uncertainties while trying to figure out who or what is behind the baghead.
Baghead (2008) has been praised for its unique blend of comedy, drama, and suspense, as well as its exploration of the trials and tribulations faced by struggling artists. The film showcases the Duplass brothers' signature naturalistic dialogue and improvisational approach to storytelling, which has made them prominent figures in the indie film scene.