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Shit is Crazy: First Day of Summer

A chilling thriller that explores abuse and revenge.
5/5

Review

Marquis Mosley’s short thriller is an intense and captivating trip into the darkness of familial abuse and the warped psyche of its perpetrators. Throughout the film, the viewer is spellbound by the bone-chilling performances of the cast, particularly Donovan Elmore and Ryenn Elwin as the two young boys make plans for revenge against their abusive step-father, played with brutal realism by Kendrick Cross.

The tension and pacing in the film is highly effective, keeping the audience on the edge of their seats from beginning to end. The cinematography, courtesy of Ryan Jordan, is truly exceptional, lending a cinematic quality to the production that elevates it above the average short film.

As the story takes an even darker turn in the final act, the performances of the cast only become more riveting, building up to a shocking and unforgettable final scene that will leave a lasting impression on viewers. Credit must be given to Ivory Shields’ powerful portrayal of the boys’ mother, adding the necessary emotional weight to the story.

In all, Marquis Mosley’s short thriller is a must-watch for fans of gripping and disturbing filmmaking. Highly recommended to any viewer looking for a cinematic and emotionally impactful piece of storytelling.

Brief Synopsis

Two young brothers attempt to rid themselves of their stepfather so that they can enjoy their first day of summer.
Shit is Crazy First Day of Summer Short Film

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Credits

Director(s): Marquis Mosley
Writer(s): Marquis Mosley
Cast: Donovan Elmore, Ivory Shields, Kendrick Cross, Ryenn Elwin
Producer(s): Marquis Mosley
Director of Photography: Ryan Jordan
Animation (if applicable):

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Runtime: 16 min

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Shit is Crazy: First Day of Summer

A chilling thriller that explores abuse and revenge.
5/5

Review

Marquis Mosley’s short thriller is an intense and captivating trip into the darkness of familial abuse and the warped psyche of its perpetrators. Throughout the film, the viewer is spellbound by the bone-chilling performances of the cast, particularly Donovan Elmore and Ryenn Elwin as the two young boys make plans for revenge against their abusive step-father, played with brutal realism by Kendrick Cross.

The tension and pacing in the film is highly effective, keeping the audience on the edge of their seats from beginning to end. The cinematography, courtesy of Ryan Jordan, is truly exceptional, lending a cinematic quality to the production that elevates it above the average short film.

As the story takes an even darker turn in the final act, the performances of the cast only become more riveting, building up to a shocking and unforgettable final scene that will leave a lasting impression on viewers. Credit must be given to Ivory Shields’ powerful portrayal of the boys’ mother, adding the necessary emotional weight to the story.

In all, Marquis Mosley’s short thriller is a must-watch for fans of gripping and disturbing filmmaking. Highly recommended to any viewer looking for a cinematic and emotionally impactful piece of storytelling.

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No artists for this title have been featured on Spotlight.

Brief Synopsis

Two young brothers attempt to rid themselves of their stepfather so that they can enjoy their first day of summer.
Shit is Crazy First Day of Summer Short Film

Credits

Director(s): Marquis Mosley
Writer(s): Marquis Mosley
Cast: Donovan Elmore, Ivory Shields, Kendrick Cross, Ryenn Elwin
Producer(s): Marquis Mosley
Director of Photography: Ryan Jordan
Animation:

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Genre: ,
Country:
Language:
Year:
Runtime: 16 min
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