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A Brush of Violence

A riveting thriller that explores the troubled psychology of a renowned painter.
5/5

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Written and directed by Daniel Lawrence Wilson, ‘A Brush of Violence’ is a short thriller film that explores the troubled mind of a prolific painter. Mia Krystyna leads the cast as Akila, a renowned photographer who has been tasked by the painter Vio (Yavor Vesselinov) to expose his closely guarded identity. Unbeknownst to Akila, Vio has a creative agenda that will change both their lives forever. The film delves into themes of mental health, art, society and psychology. A riveting watch with a sinister twist.

The 39-minute film opens with Akila arriving at Vio’s luxury estate. Despite a frosty introduction, Akila remains honored by the invitation. The narrative unravels Vio’s disturbed mindset, which is showcased through his controversial art work. Throughout the short, Akila attempts to figure out why he chose her. Without revealing the narrative twist, the audience can expect startling viewing that divulges Vio’s neurotic psychology.

Daniel Lawrence Wilson has created a chilling short with high suspense from start-to-finish. Mia Krystyna and Yavor Vesselinov deliver captivating performances that will keep viewers gripped until the closing credits. Visually, the film is professionally shot with cinematic cinematography and stellar production design. The grandeur location (Vio’s mansion), makes for compelling viewing – albeit eerily haunting. Enthralling viewing. Highly recommended.
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A Brush of Violence

A riveting thriller that explores the troubled psychology of a renowned painter.
5/5

Review

Written and directed by Daniel Lawrence Wilson, ‘A Brush of Violence’ is a short thriller film that explores the troubled mind of a prolific painter. Mia Krystyna leads the cast as Akila, a renowned photographer who has been tasked by the painter Vio (Yavor Vesselinov) to expose his closely guarded identity. Unbeknownst to Akila, Vio has a creative agenda that will change both their lives forever. The film delves into themes of mental health, art, society and psychology. A riveting watch with a sinister twist.

The 39-minute film opens with Akila arriving at Vio’s luxury estate. Despite a frosty introduction, Akila remains honored by the invitation. The narrative unravels Vio’s disturbed mindset, which is showcased through his controversial art work. Throughout the short, Akila attempts to figure out why he chose her. Without revealing the narrative twist, the audience can expect startling viewing that divulges Vio’s neurotic psychology.

Daniel Lawrence Wilson has created a chilling short with high suspense from start-to-finish. Mia Krystyna and Yavor Vesselinov deliver captivating performances that will keep viewers gripped until the closing credits. Visually, the film is professionally shot with cinematic cinematography and stellar production design. The grandeur location (Vio’s mansion), makes for compelling viewing – albeit eerily haunting. Enthralling viewing. Highly recommended.
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