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The Ones Across the Pond

A spine-tingling journey into fear that keeps you hooked and on the edge.


Tim Martin‘s latest directorial venture unveils a mesmerizing tapestry of suspense in a short film that captivates from its very first frame. Co-written with Alexx Diaz, the narrative orbits around Olivia Tennison’s character, Norah, a young woman thrust into a chilling ordeal after an innocuous package lands on her doorstep, unraveling a sinister cult-like conspiracy. Joelle Montoya’s portrayal of Norah’s best friend, Anne, through voice-only communication lends a commentary depth to the unfolding events.

The brilliance of ‘The Ones Across the Pond’ lies not only in its impeccable cinematic craftsmanship but also in its well-timed pacing. Ian Corbin’s cinematography bathes the scenes in arresting visuals, while the deliberate, slow-burn suspense keeps viewers teetering on the edge of their seats, awaiting for that jolt of trepidation. Olivia Tennison’s performance as Norah is extraordinary, carrying the weight of the film with consummate skill. Her portrayal effortlessly conveys vulnerability and fear, forging an instant connection with the audience.

Erin Ryan’s portrayal of the antagonist cult leader adds another layer of gripping intensity to the narrative, culminating in a showdown that is as startling as it is unsettling. The short eschews conventional thriller tropes, opting instead to focus on the relentless build-up of suspense, resulting in a film that is as gripping as it is genuinely entertaining.

‘The Ones Across the Pond’ offers viewers a spine-tingling journey into the heart of fear and intrigue. With its well-penned narrative, impeccable acting delivery, and cinematic visuals, this short is a must-watch for aficionados of suspense cinema.

The Ones Across the Pond Short Horror Film


Runtime: 12 min
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