Cannes International Film Festival, Official Selection - PURGATORY, 2011
New York International Film Festival, Best Horror Short - PURGATORY, 2011
New York International Film Festival, Best Horror Short - PURGATORY, 2010
New York International Film Festival, Actor to Watch – Tarek McCarthy in PURGATORY, 2010
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Adapted from the screenplay “Fall From Grace” by Tarek McCarthy. Directed, written, and edited by Tarek McCarthy; he also plays the leading role in this short film.
Synopsis: Dave, a serial killer, discusses his nature. While reflecting upon his sins, he seems to relish in the beauty of his control over life and death. Adding to this chilling scenario is the horror experienced by his still living captive, who is witness to his confession.