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Tell-Tale Heart

A chilling take on Poe’s classic tale. Delves deep into the human psyche, where obsession and guilt collide.
3/5

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Tim Martin’s short film adaption of Edgar Allan Poe’s ‘The Tell-Tale Heart’, emerges as a haunting exploration into the darkest corridors of the human psyche.. Quentin Yockey’s portrayal of the troubled narrator is a captivating journey through inner turmoil, each confession a haunting echo of torment and obsession.

Produced with a classic monochrome pallet, Martin’s high school project pulls audiences into the narrators world with palpable dread. The unnamed narrator recalls his obsession with the pale blue eye of an elderly man (Isaac Wynne) and ultimately murders him. Bizarrely, he is convinced of his own sanity despite his escalating paranoia.

Regardless of its modest production value, Martin’s adaptation remains faithful to Poe’s timeless tale. A riveting exploration of guilt, obsession, and the fragile nature of sanity. Martin does a fine job at conveying Poe’s story with his evocative imagery and tension building.

Yockey’s commanding presence elevates every scene, drawing viewers deeper into the protagonist’s unraveling mind. ‘Tell-Tale Heart’ may be a low-budget student film, but Martin’s artistic vision make this psychological thriller well worth a watch.

Brief Synopsis

An adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe’s ‘Tell-Tale Heart’. A caretaker recounts the events that led to his insanity and questions his motives and reality.
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Director(s): Tim Martin
Writer(s): Edgar Allan Poe, Tim Martin
Cast: Isaac Wynne, Quentin Yockey
Producer(s): Tim Martin
Director of Photography: Tim Martin
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Runtime: 16 min

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Tell-Tale Heart

A chilling take on Poe’s classic tale. Delves deep into the human psyche, where obsession and guilt collide.
3/5

Review

Tim Martin’s short film adaption of Edgar Allan Poe’s ‘The Tell-Tale Heart’, emerges as a haunting exploration into the darkest corridors of the human psyche.. Quentin Yockey’s portrayal of the troubled narrator is a captivating journey through inner turmoil, each confession a haunting echo of torment and obsession.

Produced with a classic monochrome pallet, Martin’s high school project pulls audiences into the narrators world with palpable dread. The unnamed narrator recalls his obsession with the pale blue eye of an elderly man (Isaac Wynne) and ultimately murders him. Bizarrely, he is convinced of his own sanity despite his escalating paranoia.

Regardless of its modest production value, Martin’s adaptation remains faithful to Poe’s timeless tale. A riveting exploration of guilt, obsession, and the fragile nature of sanity. Martin does a fine job at conveying Poe’s story with his evocative imagery and tension building.

Yockey’s commanding presence elevates every scene, drawing viewers deeper into the protagonist’s unraveling mind. ‘Tell-Tale Heart’ may be a low-budget student film, but Martin’s artistic vision make this psychological thriller well worth a watch.

Brief Synopsis

An adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe’s ‘Tell-Tale Heart’. A caretaker recounts the events that led to his insanity and questions his motives and reality.
Tell Tale Heart

Credits

Director(s): Tim Martin
Writer(s): Edgar Allan Poe, Tim Martin
Cast: Isaac Wynne, Quentin Yockey
Producer(s): Tim Martin
Director of Photography: Tim Martin
Animation:

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Genre: ,
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Year:
Runtime: 16 min

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