What Death Leaves Behind
|What Death Leaves Behind|
What Death Leaves Behind
|Directed by||Scott A. Hamilton|
|Produced by||Rachel K. Ofori|
|Story by||Chad Morton|
|Music by||Tasos Eliopoulos|
|Cinematography||Scott A. Hamilton|
|Edited by||Scott A. Hamilton|
What Death Leaves Behind is a 2019 American thriller film produced by Rachel K. Ofori and directed by Scott A. Hamilton, with story by Chad Morton. It's ensemble cast includes Christopher Mann, Vincent Young, Erin O'Brien, Johnny Alonso, Alexandra Tydings, Shaira Barton, Amanda Diaz, Kelly Dowdle and Khalil McMillan.
Plot[edit | edit source]
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Cast[edit | edit source]
- Christopher Mann
- Vincent Young
- Erin O'Brien
- Johnny Alonso
- Alexandra Tydings
- Shaira Barton
- Amanda Diaz
- Kelly Dowdle
- Khalil McMillan
Release[edit | edit source]
What Death Leaves Behind premiered at the 10th Annual 2018 DTLA Film Festival on October 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California USA where the film won best breakthrough performance for Khalil McMillan. The film screened at Pan African Film Festival on February 8, 2018.
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Critical response[edit | edit source]
Jack Bottomley of UK Film Review gave an overall positive review of four out of five stars saying: "Hamilton’s film never feels to lose its train of thought or its sense of style. Thanks to the cinematography (also by Hamilton) and score by Tasos Eliopoulos, this film has an interesting aesthetic, at times being quite grounded in realism, at others feeling a bit noirish and in the genuinely nightmarish vision sequences (all the more incredible thanks to the black and white visuals), the film almost evokes the hypnosis sequences from Jordan Peele’s sublime Get Out."
William Powell of Blasting News gave a postive review saying: "Some films leave you feeling thoroughly entertained and emotionally spent. "What Death Leaves Behind," which premiered at the city of Philadelphia's Prince Theatre on Saturday, March 10th, is a film that manipulates the audience like a maestro and keeps them guessing throughout. (There was another showing on March 15th at Philadelphia's Studio Movie Grill.) "What Death Leaves Behind" was directed by Scott A. Hamilton. It was written by Hamilton, Giampietro, Chad Morton, and Rachel K. Ofori. This is the best filmI've seen this year."
IndyRed says: "None of the hallmarks of indie film are present - mainly the hollow or corny acting. Instead, we get to witness a bunch of talented individuals making damn sure we take this movie seriously. A huge thank you to the entire troupe from myself. It's always great to forget you're watching a film - and simply focus on the story being told."
References[edit | edit source]
- Desk, BWW News. "10th Annual DTLA Film Festival Announces 2018 Filmmaker Awards". BroadwayWorld.com. Retrieved 2019-05-02.
- "Blog | Film Reviews & Movie Trailers". uk-film-review. Retrieved 2019-05-01.
- "'What Death Leaves Behind' takes viewers on a Hitchcockian journey". Blasting News. 2018-03-19. Retrieved 2019-05-02.
- "What Death Leaves Behind". IndyRed. Retrieved 2019-05-02.
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