Make My Movie

NZFC / NZ On Air / present... the MAKE MY MOVIE project. Our proud history of profound, progressive & potty thinking: Splittng the Atom / Women Getting the Vote / the Zorb and now we have another world first: the MAKE MY MOVIE project

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A malevolent cosmic plague spreads a homicidal sleeping virus across the universe.

A “Mortem Soma” FILM
WRITTEN BY Amanda & Brent Sharkey

Luca does not like sleep. She uses unorthodox measures to avoid it. Sleep brings paralysis, brings terror, brings death. She envies the peaceful slumber of her mother who lies in a coma.
When Luca must finally succumb to sleep, she awakens to find she is covered in blood. Terrifying nightmares begin to occur, each more violent and ferocious than the last. The body count in waking life grows with every sleep Luca takes.
Each horrific slumber takes its toll on Luca physically. Her body starts to decompose. With Luca's mind and body unravelling, her mother begins to show signs of the virus as well. A race against time begins.
Will Luca find a cure before she becomes a catatonic killing machine? Events spiral from terrifying to worse, leading to the most torturous decision she will ever have to make.