MELIORA

By Pradeep SHAHI

SHY FILMS - as PROD

Thriller - Development 2014

Meliora is an ocular odyssey; a journey through a labyrinth of the protagonist’s past and present, all in search for the answer of a simple question - “What are you afraid of?”

    • Year of production
    • 2014
    • Genres
    • Thriller
    • Countries
    • UNITED KINGDOM
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Pradeep SHAHI
    • Writer(s)
    • Paul HUTCHINSON
    • Producer(s)
    • Harry HAROON (SHY Films), Victor YARBROUGH (SHY Films)
    • Synopsis
    • Michael is a ruthless and authoritarian businessman, but his success has come at the cost of his family life. Alone, alcoholic and cold hearted Michael despises his father...his only living relative. Michael goes about life in a cold, detached manner and seems incapable of expressing emotion or caring for anyone outside of himself. His contentious behavior makes him unbearable and unapproachable. His daily life is dictated by a fear and paranoia of a mysterious shadowy figure- is this paranoia or a manifestation of something more sinister.
      As the story unfolds, he finds himself trapped in a peculiar room; white pristine walls encompassing a solitary and menacing black wall. His clothes tattered and burnt black with soot and grime as he enters the world of surrealism- a truly alienating atmosphere yet the presence of the mysterious shadowy figure looms over his head. Trapped in the room with a raging inferno nearby and no exit in sight, is this a figment of his imagination? Or is this a sign of things to come?
      Back in the real world a catastrophic event looms in the horizon. Michael is undergoing therapy sessions to find the root of his fear and the meaning of the shadowing figure. In doing so Michael has to confront his painful past and thus begins his path of redemption, but will it be cut short by the mysterious shadowy figure. By now, he finds himself amidst one of the greatest tragedy in modern times and the death of in compassionate and hateful Michael looks certain but is it?
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Sep 01, 2014
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