Vera wakes up in a boat, in an unknown world. As soon as she gets off the boat, the sound of a screaming child echoes non-stop, awakening a gruesome monster inside her. Vera flees for her life, but will eventually have to confront the monster. With each new cry of the child, black spots appear on the woman’s body, as if a monster is trying to escape from her. She runs away from it, but in this short drama she ends up in a nightmarish trip through a dark world. However, she keeps fleeing, she will eventually face the monster within herself.
This film was made in collaboration with BNNVARA.
Dutch Film Academy
Edson Da Conceicao
Main character Vera
Remarks from Jury shortcutzamsterdam
“Stunning, a 10 on all levels, acting, art direction, VFX, cinematography, music sound, directing. One of the best short films I have seen as a jury member of Shortcutz.”
Roel Reiné | Director (Marvel’s Inhumans, Black Sails, Redbad)