An immigrant woman wants to marry a nice American man, but she is entrapped by a serial killer in a deserted ranch, and needs to escape to survive.
TYPE: Feature Film
GENRE: Crime / Thriller / Suspense
DURATION: 110 Minutes
TARGET AUDIENCE: Adults
PRODUCER: Carolina Brasil / Anselmo Martini / Daniel Figueiredo / Tiago Santiago
PRODUCTION COMPANY: XpandFilms / Stone Horus Media / TXS
SHAWN (50) is a crazy psychopath, a serial killer, who attracts his victims to a deserted ranch, and plays sadistically with them until they die.
LANA (25) is a very hot dancer and singer searching for love, first, and then for survival.
Shawn seduces Lana and takes her to a farmhouse in the middle of nowhere. Lana realizes something is wrong because there’s no internet connection, no neighbors, and the ranch smells awful. Lana wants to leave, but Shawn won’t let her go. Lana understands that she is entrapped by a sadistic psycho with no one to help her nearby.
Meanwhile, MARIANA (30) is concerned because Lana stopped communicating with her, and decides to travel to the last location Lana sent her, while she was still connected. MANUEL, Mariana’s boyfriend, travels with her to try finding Lana.
Lana seduces Shawn to keep herself alive. Then she tries a desperate attempt to escape running through the woods. Shawn chases her. Lana almost escapes, but Shawn imprisons her again. Mariana and Manuel find Shawn’s ranch, and they both get killed. In the end, Lana defeats Shawn, and finally escapes.
ABOUT THE WRITER
Tiago Santiago is a very successful Brazilian screenwriter, born and raised in Rio de Janeiro. He has written 18 TV series for Brazilian main networks, such as Vamp, Uga Uga, A Escrava Isaura, Mutantes, and Você Decide, among others. Tiago has won the highly prestigious São Paulo Association of Art Critics TV Award (2006). He is also a 4-time Premio Contigo Award (considered Oscars of Brazilian TV) nominee as Best Writer 2005, 2006, 2008,2009.
He has also been nominated twice Premio Qualidade Award (Quality Awards) as Best Writer (Television). Quality Awards ceremonies take place since 1977 and have different versions in 21 countries. Tiago Santiago’s TV series transcend national and cultural boundaries and have achieved global audience with great commercial success and recordbreaking television ratings in many different countries. Graduated in Social Sciences, with MA in Sociology, Tiago has recently moved to Los Angeles.
STORY & PRODUCER
Daniel Figueiredo is a renowned music producer and entrepreneur, recognized as one of Brazil's most accomplished music score composers. He has composed music scores for over 20 TV series, which have been broadcast in more than 150 countries, in addition to numerous films. Notable among his achievements are the successful soundtracks for telenovelas such as “The Mutants: Pathways of the Heart,” “Opposite Lives,” “The Law and The Crime,” “Joseph from Egypt,” “The Promised Land,” and the phenomenal success “Moses and the Ten Commandments.”
Carolina Brasil was born in Rio de Janeiro and graduated from the University of Miami in 2007. In that same year, she founded a clothing company. As a promising new designer, she was invited to showcase her brand on the runway at Nolcha NY Fashion Week, where she garnered attention as a rising star in the fashion industry. Since then, her brand has gained recognition in the United States for its innovative collections.
Anselmo Martini is a Brazilian-American producer, director, and experienced attorney who has worked in prominent law firms in Brazil, New York, and Los Angeles. With a wealth of knowledge in law, international affairs, and business, Martini has established his expertise in these fields. He has also been affiliated with the prestigious advertising group, WPP Group, located on Madison Avenue. In Los Angeles, Martini founded the Monarca Group and co-founded Stone Horus Media, while in Brazil, he established Monarca Filmes.