31 Days of Hallowe’en 2017, Day 22: Run [short] [2017]


Haunting past the point of deeply unsettling, this 7-minute short by Mat Johns left me reeling with goosebumps a good two weeks and counting after viewing.

A backpacker (with a distractingly ropey American accent, the film’s only flaw) narrates a letter to his mother, his higher-pitched, soft-spoken voice concealing the horrors about to be shown on screen. It’s a good little chiller; simple but insidious. Anyone who has doubts trusting new people should probably stay away from this film. I actually don’t know if I can bear to watch it again.

Score: 🎃🎃🎃