Private Project


When single mum Karen and her baby visit their elderly neighbour Doris, Karen soon realises things are not at all what they seem. Doris has plans for Karen and the baby and enlists a group of elderly cohorts to see her plan through.
A short original film full of deranged and quirky characters. Expect the unexpected in this weird and disturbing story of neighbourly love, friendship and murder, but mainly murder.

  • Hayder Hasen
  • Hayder Hasen
  • Hayder Hasen
  • Ewen MacIntosh
    Key Cast
    "Masked Man"
    The Office, Miranda, Little Britain
  • Mary Sheen
    Key Cast
    The Long Good Friday
  • Charlotte Hunter
    Key Cast
    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, Emmerdale
  • Project Type:
  • Runtime:
    12 minutes 23 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 1, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    8,000 GBP
  • Country of Origin:
    United Kingdom
  • Country of Filming:
    United Kingdom
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital, 1080p, BMCC
  • Film Color:
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Director Biography - Hayder Hasen

Hayder comes from a non film background but from an early age has had a love for all things horror. He got interested in producing and directing after collaborating on various short films such as The Body (Directed by Paul Kessler) and more recently as Executive Producer on Blood Shed (Directed by James Moran). This is his third short film he has directed, having previously directed horror short Adriana and Family short Spinny’s Secret.

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Director Statement

With Doris we managed to get together some amazing cast and crew that made my job as director a whole lot easier. We have produced a horror short that we are all really proud of and excited to submit to leading horror festivals in 2018/2019. - Hayder Hasen