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Esther

USA 2023
produced by
Matt Cunningham, Brian Levin, Tara Cunningham (executive), Keith Golinski (executive) for Red Tower
directed by Matt Cunningham 
starring Haley Heslip
written by Matt Cunningham, Brian Levin, music by Dreaming In Neon, special makeup effects by Matt Cunningham

short

review by
Mike Haberfelner

Katy's (Haley Heslip) has just moved back to her childhood home ... and it's not long before the fire alarm goes off at exactly two o'clock in the morning for a few nights in a row, enough to make her suspect that there's something wrong with the fire alarm - thus she does the sensible things and takes the batteries out ... and the damn things still goes off at 2 am! Thinking she might go crazy, Katy calls her psychiatrist - who just never answers her calls. But when she tells her brother about her problem, he tells her that reminds him about her imaginary friend Esther - which gives Katy the chills, but now she's determined to find out if with her, Esther has also come back to the house ... but does she even want to find out?

 

A really nice horror miniature that relies heavily on suspense and atmosphere, and while not going too deeply into explanations or any such it gets the most out of what isn't said but only alluded at thanks to a clever and cleverly constructed screenplay. And Haley Heslip as the only on-screen actress delivers a strong and relatable performance, sure helping in making this a pretty cool piece of horror.

 

 

 

 

 

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