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Lycanthropy: trailer

Lycanthropy | United Kingdom | 2019 | 16’
Director: Alexander Black
Writer: Alexander Black
Producers: Tom Vernau, Daniel Peak-Isebor
Cast: Paul Duncan, Stephen Clark, Daniel Knight, Jon McKenna, Laura Bayston
Synopsis: Lycanthropy is a dark investigative thriller short film, which follows detectives Mark Kessler and John Mills, as they search for a missing girl. The story starts in the middle of a crime investigation. We meet the detectives as they wait to search the residence of a key suspect, Mr. Johnson. However, Johnson does not cooperate and as the police don’t find any hard evidence, the case is at a standstill. Kessler is troubled, both in his private and his public life. His vocation has taken a toll and over the years, he lost his family. Yet, he struggles, helpless in the never-ending, unrelenting battle against daily evil. He needs this case, a purpose, and ends up making a decision that changes everything. Chasing through London’s rough underbelly, Kessler has his macabre worldview confirmed and chooses between law and justice, between his partner and his ethos. In the end, it becomes difficult to tell who the real villain is…