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Project of the Day: 'If There's A Hell Below'

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire April 2, 2014 at 3:21PM

Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite.
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Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite.

In the meantime: Is this a movie you’d want to see? Tell us in the comments.

"If There's A Hell Below"

Tweetable Logline: An ambitious journalist meets an intelligence service whistle-blower. An hour later one of them is dead.

Elevator Pitch: Abe is an ambitious young journalist with a lead on a story that could make his career. Debra is an intelligence analyst with a serious revelation to leak. She insists on meeting Abe in a desolate place in the American West.

In minutes they will meet. An hour later, one of them will be dead.

This simple premise unfolds multiple layers of depth as the tension is raised to almost unbearable levels. IF THERE'S A HELL BELOW is sure to provoke intense discussion among its viewers, demanding repeat viewing.

Production Team:

DIRECTOR - Nathan Williams
ACTOR - Carol Roscoe
ACTOR - Conner Marx
ACTOR - Paul Budraitis
ACTOR - Mark Carr
CINEMATOGRAPHER - Chris Messina
PRODUCER - Trevor Joyce
PRODUCER - Justin Schardin

About the Production:  Above all else, we want to tell a gripping story--full of hidden layers and surprises. But it's no accident this is a topical movie. It's a film about whistleblowers and journalists--and perhaps of those who might want to impede them--of the line between security and personal freedoms, of the truth and who owns it.

IF THERE'S A HELL BELOW distills this vexing issue into a piece of thought-provoking entertainment: a thrilling drama that asks provocative questions but offers no easy answers. It is a waking nightmare: a story about not what has happened or will happen but what can happen.

Current Status: Fundraising

For more information and to support this project: Seed & Spark Page

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