Mafia hitman Johnnyboy (Fiore Leo) made a big mess out of his latest
hit when he let a witness, a pregnant innocent girl (Jessy Rowe) live out
of pure compassion. His boss George (David Graziano) doesn't like this one
bit doesn't like this one bit, and when Johnnyboy actually pleads for the
girl's life, George tells him off rather rudely and threatens his own life
instead ... which drives Johnnyboy, who has been clean for two years now,
back into using - starting right off with a fatal overdose.
George has men with thicker skins than Johnnyboy, but ...
the Dark Wing is a short that just gets it right: It tells a simple
story with unusual twists and an unexpected ending, relying equally heavy
on its characters and strong performances as on style and atmosphere, and
all without ever losing sight of keeping the viewer engaged.