The short film "Shadow of the Unnamable" by Sascha Renninger is a film adaptation of a short story by H.P. Lovecraft which has its world premiere at the 17th of September 2011 at the H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival® in San Pedro, Los Angeles, USA. The judge of the nine films spanning short film block is Guillermo del Toro (Pan's Labyrinth, Hellboy I and II, Blade II).
The story plays in New England in the 20th of the last century. The American actors Robert Lyons and Jeff Motherhead play the two friends Randolph Carter and Joel Manton. Carter tells one of his usual horror stories, a legend about a creature ...
The German production in English language was shot on film with enormous efforts in production design whereas the post production was done completely digital. Not only fans of Lovecraft but also friends of subtle horror will be completly pleased with it. The release on DVD-Video is planned for 2012.
Official homepage: www.the-unnamable.com
|Joel Manton (Jeff Motherhead) listening the words of Randolph Carter.|
|Randolph Carter (Robert Lyons) talks to Joel Manton.|
|Randolph Carter (Robert Lyons) and Joel Manton (Jeff Motherhead).|
|Joel Manton (Jeff Motherhead) does not believe in spooky tales.|
|Randolph Carter (Robert Lyons) talks about a legend of a strange old man.|
|Tombstone in the twilight|
|All photos are film stills by Wilfried E. Keil|
(Thanks to Wilfried E. Keil)