CATHERINE I, II

By Vitaly SUMIN

VM PRODUCTIONS-US - as PROD / FIN

Fantasy - Development 2021

A suspense-filled fantasy about a dead fashion model resurrected by her lovers.

    • Year of production
    • 2021
    • Genres
    • Fantasy, Thriller, Action/Adventure
    • Countries
    • USA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Vitaly SUMIN
    • Writer(s)
    • Vitaly SUMIN
    • Producer(s)
    • Vttaly SUMIN (VM PRODUCTIONS-US), Ann BERGSTEDT (VM PRODUCTIONS-US)
    • Synopsis

    • CATHERINE (23) works as a model in the world of high fashion. VINCENT (25) is a student. These two young people live together. One day Vincent asks Catherine to marry him; she seems to agree, but, at the same time, admits that she really doesn't know what love is.
      The next day Vincent leaves to ‘discover’ the world. It was agreed that, once he returned, if they still loved each other, they would marry.

      Six months later, Catherine receives a postcard from Vincent who is in a foreign country. She learns that he has just married another girl. Desperate, Catherine meets by chance an academic, PAUL (34). After a discussion, Paul reveals to the young woman that he has managed to perform a surgical experiment that he calls a ‘resurrection’. Invited into Paul's laboratory, Catherine discovers the head of a dog separated from its body and placed above a laboratory jar fed by many tubes. According to Paul, the dog had died after being hit by a car several days previously. Much to the amazement of the young woman, the head is very much alive.

      Shortly afterwards, Paul and Catherine marry and are very happy together.

      A year later, leaving a luxurious hotel where she had participated in a major fashion show, Catherine is surprised to meet Vincent, who is waiting for her. Vincent confesses that he married to forget her. After a certain time, however, he had come to understand that Catherine was the one he loved. Nevertheless, Vincent is convinced that it's she, Catherine, who's responsible for the present state of affairs. A dispute follows. It is as she attempts to run away, that Catherine is killed under the wheels of a car on the busy avenue.

      After the funeral service, Paul slips, at night, into the cemetery, opens the tomb and removes the head of the deceased.

      Seeking money, Vincent burgles Paul's apartment. To his stupefaction, Vincent listens, without being noticed, to a conversation between Paul and Catherine's head. Armed, Vincent tries to steal the head. But Paul manages to convince him that without his, Paul's, help, the head couldn't survive.

      Paul and Vincent become friends. In order to prolong the life of the one they love, they need to acquire ‘all the wisdom of the world’. So, they start a secret firm of ‘head hunters’ to reveal all the hidden truths concerning science and money.

      Everything goes well until the day that their activities are noticed by the international Mafia. WILL (38), Mafia boss, asks Paul and Vincent to work for him. They refuse. When they return home, Catherine's head has disappeared. Thus, Vincent and Paul have no choice but to accept Will's offer.

      Paul and Vincent are then placed with Catherine's head in the laboratory of a castle, which is extremely well protected and cut off from the rest of the world. Being obliged to continue their research, one evening they request ‘female companionship’. While making love with the CALL GIRL (an illegal alien), Paul and Vincent suffocate her. Then Paul performs a transplant of
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Jun 02, 2021
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