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The Mask

A haunting black-and-white horror, set in the enigmatic realms of past mistakes.


Alan Rodríguez’s black-and-white horror beckons viewers into a chilling realm of suspense, skillfully weaving a tale of the paranormal around central character Julio, played by the talented Emiliano Fraga. The narrative unfolds as Julio, returning home late, discovers an enigmatic mask in a box, setting off a haunting sequence of events that unearth the shadows of past mistakes and regrets. The film’s captivating cinematography captures the essence of mystery, employing the stark contrast of black-and-white visuals to intensify the sinister atmosphere.

The horror experience is heightened by a meticulously crafted sound design, featuring a ticking clock and muffled whispers that add layers of trepidation to every frame. Fraga’s performance is a visual tour de force, conveying the character’s emotions with limited dialogue, drawing the audience deeper into the ominous narrative. The film’s tone remains consistently dark and mysterious, setting a palpable sense of dread that lingers throughout.

Claudia Rodríguez’s co-starring role adds a compelling layer to the storyline, leading the audience to a shocking conclusion that punctuates this expertly made horror short. With its Spanish language delivery, this film stands as a testament to the power of visual storytelling, immersing viewers in a realm where every shadow conceals a ghostly secret.

The Mask Short Film


Runtime: 5 min
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