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Scarlet

Uncover the captivating allure of a female vampire.
5/5

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Govind Chandran and Kelsey Cooke’s collaborative short film is a captivating exploration of female empowerment, weaving a tense narrative around the alluring character of Scarlet, portrayed brilliantly by Cooke, a vampire ensnared by the vampire hunter Robert (Niall Murphy), creating a suspenseful horror imbued with a light romantic undertone. Chandran’s adept direction guides the audience through a tale that challenges assumptions and delves into the essence of female strength and confidence.

The film, not just a vampire story but a lesbian-themed exploration, boasts beautiful production and costume design, elevating the visual experience. Chandran and Cooke’s well-written narrative unveils layers of complexity, offering both chilling and intimate moments. Cooke’s mesmerizing portrayal of Scarlet stands out, delivering a fantastic performance that anchors the film.

Jamie Laxton’s cinematography adds to the cinematic allure, with professional lighting enhancing the visual aesthetics. The film succeeds in captivating and charming its audience, creating a solid short that skillfully blends horror, romance, and themes of empowerment, making it a noteworthy contribution to the genre.

Brief Synopsis

Set in Victorian England, a vampire (Scarlet) is held captive by a dogmatic vampire hunter who attempts to ‘purify’ the unclean creature.
Scarlet Short Film

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Director(s): Govind Chandran
Writer(s): Govind Chandran, Kelsey Cooke
Cast: Emily Cosaitis, Fran St. Clair, Kelsey Cooke, Niall Murphy
Producer(s): Jon Xue Zhang
Director of Photography: Jamie Laxton
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Runtime: 13 min

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Scarlet

Uncover the captivating allure of a female vampire.
5/5

Review

Govind Chandran and Kelsey Cooke’s collaborative short film is a captivating exploration of female empowerment, weaving a tense narrative around the alluring character of Scarlet, portrayed brilliantly by Cooke, a vampire ensnared by the vampire hunter Robert (Niall Murphy), creating a suspenseful horror imbued with a light romantic undertone. Chandran’s adept direction guides the audience through a tale that challenges assumptions and delves into the essence of female strength and confidence.

The film, not just a vampire story but a lesbian-themed exploration, boasts beautiful production and costume design, elevating the visual experience. Chandran and Cooke’s well-written narrative unveils layers of complexity, offering both chilling and intimate moments. Cooke’s mesmerizing portrayal of Scarlet stands out, delivering a fantastic performance that anchors the film.

Jamie Laxton’s cinematography adds to the cinematic allure, with professional lighting enhancing the visual aesthetics. The film succeeds in captivating and charming its audience, creating a solid short that skillfully blends horror, romance, and themes of empowerment, making it a noteworthy contribution to the genre.

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Brief Synopsis

Set in Victorian England, a vampire (Scarlet) is held captive by a dogmatic vampire hunter who attempts to ‘purify’ the unclean creature.
Scarlet Short Film

Credits

Director(s): Govind Chandran
Writer(s): Govind Chandran, Kelsey Cooke
Cast: Emily Cosaitis, Fran St. Clair, Kelsey Cooke, Niall Murphy
Producer(s): Jon Xue Zhang
Director of Photography: Jamie Laxton
Animation:

Specifications

Genre: ,
Country:
Language:
Year:
Runtime: 13 min
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