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Egress

A sci-fi short that explores transgression and personal sacrifice.
4/5

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Directed by Clarito Zapanta, from a script by Zapanta & Rudy Williamson, ‘Egress’ is sci-fi action film that follows a former militarian and her transgression against a calamitous regime (Enji Corp). Becky Byrd leads the cast as Kess, an ex-Enji Corp soldier who attempts to save one of the last remaining worlds in the solar system. Justin P. Slaughter co-stars as Adam Huxley, an Enji Corp solider who is tasked with intercepting her plan. The film explores themes of redemption, sacrifice and conspiracy.

The 34-minute film opens with breath-taking landscapes of an Earth-like planet. The audience is introduced to an ailing Kess as she stumbles across the terrain with a stolen bio-weapon. Her ill-health is initially unclear. Kess has escaped the autocratic Enji Corp – a military force that have destroyed populations and planets across the solar system. As Huxley hunts her down, a conflict of morality and personal history comes between them. The film showcases her poignant personal sacrifice and redemption with the intent to save a planet.

Clarito Zapanta and his cast/crew has created a visionary science fiction film that utilizes imaginative dialogue, costume design and props to bring the narrative to life. A captivating plot that is certain to entrance the audience from start to finish. Becky Byrd and Justin P. Slaughter deliver profound performances, particularly in dialogue and fight choreography. Visually, the film rewards viewers with staggering widescreen cinematography that enhances the other-worldly ambience. High praise to Dakota Huntley (DOP). ‘Egress’ has a comprehensive finish and a deep-rooted narrative that not only sci-fi buffs will appreciate. Highly recommended.
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Egress

A sci-fi short that explores transgression and personal sacrifice.
4/5

Review

Directed by Clarito Zapanta, from a script by Zapanta & Rudy Williamson, ‘Egress’ is sci-fi action film that follows a former militarian and her transgression against a calamitous regime (Enji Corp). Becky Byrd leads the cast as Kess, an ex-Enji Corp soldier who attempts to save one of the last remaining worlds in the solar system. Justin P. Slaughter co-stars as Adam Huxley, an Enji Corp solider who is tasked with intercepting her plan. The film explores themes of redemption, sacrifice and conspiracy.

The 34-minute film opens with breath-taking landscapes of an Earth-like planet. The audience is introduced to an ailing Kess as she stumbles across the terrain with a stolen bio-weapon. Her ill-health is initially unclear. Kess has escaped the autocratic Enji Corp – a military force that have destroyed populations and planets across the solar system. As Huxley hunts her down, a conflict of morality and personal history comes between them. The film showcases her poignant personal sacrifice and redemption with the intent to save a planet.

Clarito Zapanta and his cast/crew has created a visionary science fiction film that utilizes imaginative dialogue, costume design and props to bring the narrative to life. A captivating plot that is certain to entrance the audience from start to finish. Becky Byrd and Justin P. Slaughter deliver profound performances, particularly in dialogue and fight choreography. Visually, the film rewards viewers with staggering widescreen cinematography that enhances the other-worldly ambience. High praise to Dakota Huntley (DOP). ‘Egress’ has a comprehensive finish and a deep-rooted narrative that not only sci-fi buffs will appreciate. Highly recommended.
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