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MALLEUS HUNTER AND THE BLACK HAEG

AN9ME STUDIOS ENTERTAINMENT - as PROD

Horror - Development 2014

An 1880’s bounty hunter is hired by a sheriff to recover his daughter from a purported witch that’s taken up residence in a Northern ghost town. He was not prepared for what awaited him.

    • Year of production
    • 2014
    • Genres
    • Horror, Western, Thriller
    • Countries
    • CANADA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Writer(s)
    • David CAMERON
    • Producer(s)
    • David CAMERON (An9me Studios Entertainment)
    • Synopsis
    • In the Helena Morning Capitol, November 7th, 1882, there is an account of the disappearance of twelve women in the foothills of Montana. On the trail of federal fugitive, Malleus Hunter, Deputy Marshall Tom Sullivan discovered what was described at the time as the most horrific scene of human sacrifice ever encountered. The butchered remains of ten of the women-- their skin removed-- was sewn with wire into the Lodge-pole Pines surrounding the Northern mining town of Contention.The brutal act, it was mistakenly reported, was the result of a residual massacre by a tribe of Lakota Sioux, following the Battle of the Little Bighorn. The truth, however, was deemed too shocking for the residents of Montana state. That a sacred woman of the Lakota Sioux, raped at the hands of the cavalry soldiers that killed her sons, had given birth to a bastard son in the year that followed. Exiled from her tribe, for the drowning of her newborn, she sought her revenge through an obsession in witchcraft. Fueled by the blood of the women she killed, she cast a curse onto Contention, ensuring the mine would be abandoned and that no one would ever set foot in the town, ever again. Among the missing, one Ailsa Hewitt and sister Jacquelyn; daughters to the Sheriff of Virginia City, Jim Hewitt. Their bodies were not among the victims. Upon his arrival into Virginia City, Marshall Sullivan was to find his fugitive, Malleus Hunter, locked up into the city’s jail, held in light of his fugitive status. Until now, the tale of Malleus Hunter and Black Haeg has been kept from Lakota legend for fear of what the very mention of her name would cast upon even the most ardent of disbelievers. But there can be no mistake, the Black Haeg of the Lakota Sioux was not a myth. It was not simply a story. And in her cruelty, and malice towards mankind, she was unforgiving to even the kindest of her own people.
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Oct 01, 2014
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