FEATURE LENGTH FILM (90min)
PRODUCTION: APRIL and NOVEMBER 2022 in SOUTHERN VERMONT & NYC, USA
POST-PRODUCTION: DECEMBER 2022 – MAY 2023 at THE GRANDPOST & VIENNAFX, AUSTRIA
SHOOTING FORMAT: 16bit REDCODE RAW 8K / COLOR
CAMERA: RED RAPTOR
LENSES: LEICA R
SOUND: DOLBY SURROUND 5.1
Peter M. Marton
Running away from his problems and responsibilities, David is a lost soul. His social nature and naivete make him affable, but a lifetime of bad luck and poor decisions has left him isolated, scared, and easily manipulated. When the going gets tough, David gets going. It will take hitting rock-bottom for Tarel to truly accept his place in life.
A group of people who, from the exterior, seem to offer a haven of community and healing amidst the ruins of the environment. Under the guidance of their charismatic leader, they play into the cliché of the self-sustaining, minimalistic settlements that we typically see in post-apocalyptic stories. They are not overtly harmful but their interactions with our two heroes leave us questioning the complex interplay between free will and abiding by the rules.
Jennifer is a single mother and human re- source director at a laboratory. Her deter- mined nature and ability to embrace tough decisions have helped her work her way to a prominent position. Despite her steely business persona, she is a loving mother who wants to do the “right” thing. Unfortunately, going with her gut often clashes with her pragmatism.
Archer discovers has evidence of a dangereous chemical leak at one of The Laboratory . The corporate leadership seeks to rationalize any potential consequences that could affect profits, even though it meansignoring their social responsibility.
Pliny was a clerical associate for the military. His work has left him deeply disillusioned and suspicious. Upon returning to civilian life, he watched his marriage disintegrate and his friends suffer bothmentally and physically. His anger, fear, and frustration fuel his mission to reach the Hadley Obelisk, where he hopes to expose the truth about a top-secret government surveillance program he believes is the source of his, and his country’s, problems.
A group of locals who regard themselves as defenders of individual rights against the presumed interference of the federal government. They unexpectedly cross paths with David and Pliny.