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Disappearance In A Minor Role

by Dumbsaint

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    Exquisitely packaged cassette tape with 3-panel J-card, in a custom designed box with hot-foil lettering, featuring all the tracks from Part III, II and I, plus one bonus track.

    For international orders (outside of Australia), please visit

    Pre-order includes immediate download of 3 tracks in the high-quality format of your choice (MP3, FLAC, and more), plus unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app. You'll also get the complete album the moment it’s released.
    digital album releases 08 August 2014
    item ships out on or around 08 September 2014
    edition of 25 

     $15 AUD or more


  • Pre-order of Disappearance In A Minor Role including immediate download of 3 tracks in the high-quality format of your choice (MP3, FLAC, and more), plus unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app. You'll also get the complete album the moment it’s released.

    This download package includes 14 extended tracks from and inspired by the film, including twenty minutes of new music from Part I, plus all the tracks from Part III and II. Also included are a selection of behind-the-scenes photographs from the filming of Part II and l, courtesy of Christina Mishell Maras.
    releases 08 August 2014

     $12 AUD  or more


Bad TV
Still Up
Another Person's Treasure
Return Appearance(s)
Slow Dance
Gabrielle's Theme
An Infringement
The Rendezvous
Minor Disappearances
End Titles (Bonus Track)


"Four women become involved with a mysterious organisation that purports to connect them with acting roles they can truly “disappear” into. The short film series focuses on three of these aspiring actresses – Gabrielle, Sara and Celeste – as their stories diverge and realign, looking at the dramatic ways in which each of their lives are altered by this strange experience. As the women experiment with their new characters and fight to escape old bonds, we learn more about the enigmatic company and gradually discover just how far it will go in order to maintain authenticity. Disappearance In A Minor Role is a three-part film series about reinventions and reprisals. A story of luck, loose ends and the sinister underside of ambition."

The enigmatic first and second instalments, Part III: Celeste and Part II: Sara, were released online in March and May respectively. Deliberately released in reverse order, the final piece, Part l: Gabrielle, acts as both beginning and end to Disappearance In A Minor Role – answering many of the puzzling questions raised throughout the unfolding film series, while inevitably prompting some new ones. Written, filmed and edited entirely by us, complete film is the result of 90 hours of location shooting and 450 hours of editing over twelve months. This marks a turning point, not only in completing the elaborate, fragmented narrative of the Disappearance In A Minor Role series, but setting a new technical standard for our film work.

Watch the teaser trailer for Part I: Gabrielle -
Watch Part III: Celeste -
Watch Part II: Sara -


releases 08 August 2014

Dumbsaint is:
Ron Prince - Guitar
Michael Tokar - Another Guitar
James Thomas - Bass
Nick Andrews - Drums

All Music By Dumbsaint

Part III
Recorded at Top End Sound Studios, Sydenham, July 2013
Recorded, Mixed & Mastered By Daniel Arena

Part II
Recorded at The Lairhouse, Banksmeadow, November 2013
Recorded by Aaron Dart, Daniel Lawrence & Stephen Helman
Mixed & Mastered by Stephen Helman (

Part I
Recorded at Top End Sound Studios, Sydenham, February 2014
Recorded, Mixed & Mastered By Dylan Mitrovich

Additional Production By Dumbsaint

Cover Photography by Corinna Conforti

Layout by Ron Prince

Inspired by the artwork of Charlotte Bracegirdle

​Film ​By Dumbsaint

​Nerida Bronwen
Kate Wadey
Bailey Thompson
Sam Smith
Rhys Votano
Jenna Louise Bowden
Ryan Madden
Nicholas Capper
Jessica Grant
Darcie Irwin-Simpson
Sigourney Luz
John Doe

Photography By:
Christina Mishell Maras

Special Effects Make-Up By:
​Vanessa Sing
Chelsea Wilson

Special Thanks To:
Catie McHugh
​Mariel McClorey
Joshua Gibbs
​Mark and Marina Tokar
Shaun Allen
Blake Mitchell



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Dumbsaint Sydney, Australia

Dumbsaint is a four-piece instrumental band from Sydney, Australia. They combine cinematic music with original narrative film projections, performed in synch. Utilising the screen on stage as an integral 5th member, the band seeks to present an installation where sound and image interact in unexpected ways. ... more

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