A short historical thriller about the mental breakdown experienced by the villagers of 1348 England during the time of the Black Death. The story was born out of the writer’s own experience with PTSD.

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    • British-Columbia
    • Length: 9 minutes 56 seconds
    • Director: Shannon Kohli
    • Actors: Brian Knox McGugan, Linda Watters
    • Genre: Fiction
    • Topics: Arts, Innovation
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    A woman attempts to snatch her husband from his unjust grave only to be plagued by something far worse than death itself

    Genre: Fiction
    Topics: Arts, Innovation
    Target Audience: Adults
    Target Length: 10 minutes
    Budget: $10,000

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    Michelle Brezinski ,  British-Columbia


    It's was the year of our lord 1348 and the Black Death had just ascended it's madness upon Europe. Sara Templeton, a commoner, desperately rushes into an old English graveyard looking for her dead husband Roddrick's grave. There she discovers that he has seemingly been buried alive. So she secretly digs him up and quickly carts him off to safety. But after dodging the suspecting villagers, and finally getting him home, she is all too soon discovered - along with her terrifying truth.

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    Three award winning creatives have come together to create MADNESS. Presenting Shannon Kohli (award winning director), Stirling Bancroft (award winning cinematographer) and Michelle Brezinski (award winning writer)

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