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Kate's world is about to be turned upside down with the arrival of a cursed family heirloom. (This film contains brief PG-13 nudity; it has not been rated by MPAA).

  • Robert Berg
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  • Robert Berg
  • Robert Berg
  • Sarah French
    Key Cast
    "Kate / Katherine"
    Sarah has literally dozens of feature horror film credits, and has been a rising superstar in the indie horror film industry. She is beautiful and talented and audiences recognize her work.
  • Natalie De Rosa
    Key Cast
  • Lela Remley
    Key Cast
    "Servant Girl"
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  • Genres:
    Thriller / Horror
  • Runtime:
    15 minutes 56 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    December 4, 2017
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Student Project:
  • International Horror Hotel
    Cleveland, OH
    United States
    June 3, 2018
    Ohio Premiere
    4th Place, Best Horror Short
  • Free Independent Fright Night

    May 28, 2021
    Best Actress, Sarah French
Director Biography - Robert Berg

Bob has been in the motion picture industry since 1987, when he began work as a 2nd Assistant Director on the feature werewolf film "Lone Wolf". He has worked on many projects with many people since. Now he concentrates on his own narrative shorts and feature film-making, writing, producing, and directing six films since 2003. His favorite genre is science-fiction, but a new love for thrillers and horror films has influenced projects like "Ancestor". Bob's entertaining films have garnered awards from solid international festivals since 2006.

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Director Statement

"Casting Sarah French was a dream come true for me making 'Ancestor'. Sarah is well known in the indie horror film community, and has many credits. This short story, and her brilliant performance, is helping to make this film a new favorite among her many fans, and I was honored to work with her. She is a solid veteran of the genre, and an amazing, talented actress."