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 group of kidnappers who abduct the young daughter of a mysterious family find themselves battling supernatural forces and each other when the girl turns out to be the central cog in an evil plan.

A “Peter Haynes, Hweiling Ow” FILM
WRITTEN BY Peter Haynes

'Don't send me back….don’t send me back to them.'

These are not the words a loose knit group of kidnappers expect to hear from Penance Andras after they seize her from her wealthy but mysterious family on the eve of her seventh birthday.

Even more unexpected is her father Mark Andras, contacting them on a supposedly unlisted cellphone, quickly agreeing to their 5 million dollar ransom demand and asking for Penance to be delivered in the next 6 hours. Suspicious, the kidnappers tell him that they will be in touch the following day to which the strangely cold older Andras simply hangs up.

The kidnappers are split as to their next move, and the first fractures begin to appear in their group as arguments break out.

Then, one by one, the lights in their warehouse hideout start to go out, and Penance speaks again.

“They’re coming….”

As the Andras family unleash the full brunt of their supernatural powers to retrieve their daughter, the kidnappers must discover the terrifying truth about why they need her back before her seventh birthday, while surviving the night and each other…