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The Tell-Tale Heart - Sisters

A sister's jealousy takes a sinister turn. Inspired by Poe and influenced by Whatever Happened to Baby Jane, you will love this creepy classic tale.

  • Christine Parker
    The Forever Dead, Fistful of Brains, A Few Brains More, Fix It In Post
  • Christine Parker
  • Edgar Allan Poe
  • Christine Parker
  • Lanny Maude
  • Catherine Mattson
    Key Cast
    Mother, Fix It In Post
  • Carrie Jones
    Key Cast
    Dead of The Night, A Few Brains More, Fix It In Post
  • Caroline Kahn
    Key Cast
    Fix It In Post
  • Dina B. Huffman
    Key Cast
    Fix It In Post
  • Christine Parker
  • Project Type:
  • Runtime:
    20 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    January 9, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    2,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
    Black & White
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • MystiCon Film Festival
    Roanoke, VA
    United States
    February 27, 2016
    Best Screenplay
  • Mad Monster Party Film Festival
    Charlotte, NC
    United States
    March 26, 2016
    Best Short Film
  • ConCarolinas Film Festival
    Charlotte, NC
    United States
    June 4, 2016
    Best Adaptation
  • Big Fandom Greenville
    Greenville, NC
    United States
    November 19, 2016
    Best Horror Film
Director Biography - Christine Parker

Originally from Leicester, England, Christine Parker is now based in Apex, NC. In 2004. She wrote and produced a short film “Second Death” that led to her forming Adrenalin Productions which has since produced more than a dozen films that include four feature films, two which are under distribution with Brain Damage films.

Her most notable films include film festival winners “Getting a Head in the Movie Biz”, “Dead of the Night”, “The Ghastly Ghostly Gas”, “Cache Me If You Can” and “Mother”. “Mother” was shot with an all female crew under her new company Sick Chick Flicks.

In 2013 she received the audience award and Best Director at Greensboro’s 48 Hour Film Project for Sick Chick Flick’s entry “Fruits of Her Labor”. Sick Chicks most recent project, Poe’s “The Tell Tale Heart” was completed in 2016 and has already won awards for best adaptation and best short film. Her team received the City Winner award for Exercising Demons after winning 6 awards in 2016's 48 Hour Horror competition.

She is currently working on her 5th feature film Blood of the Mummy.

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Director Statement

This film was shot on location in Enfield and Lumberton, NC crewed by NC natives.