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ECHO MEDIA - as PROD

Black comedy - Development 2017

A film starting out as a classic thriller, building slowly into a horror thriller, then veering off into a chase film, with action and suspense right up to the very end.

    • Year of production
    • 2017
    • Genres
    • Black comedy, Horror, Thriller
    • Countries
    • CANADA, FRANCE
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Synopsis
    • VINCE and ALEC team up with MAX STARRETT, a gangster making his come-back, and hold-up the bank of a strange forest village – ironically called Harmony. CAROLE SAINT-CLAIRE, is a journalist with an expertise in sensational stories of a trivial yet shocking nature. She is on her way to investigate and report on Harmony’s radical mayor and politician.

      After a flawless hold-up, MAX, VINCE and ALEC make their getaway, cutting through the forest roads at high speeds. In true gangster fashion, MAX betrays his two accomplices and leaves them stranded with nothing but a gun a few cartridges, in the middle of the dense creepy forest.

      In the meantime, CAROLE is driving her minibus in circles, lost in the wooded maze until her fate changes when she is hailed by VINCE and ALEC who take the opportunity to hold her hostage. But creeping in the surrounding woods, a hostile and invisible threat is watching their every move, tracking them to eventually hunt them down.

      CAROLE, VINCE and ALEC will soon realize that their only chance of survival is to run again, without stopping.

      In Harmony, hunting season is open. Every breathing thing is fair game.
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