A Place in the Dark

A Place in the Dark revolves around Trent, a reclusive man consumed by a devastating loss (portrayed with raw intensity by Jinho Woo), and his co-dependent relationship with Krystal, a woman battling her own demons (embodied by Kimberly Milan). Their lives upend when Trent encounters Brenda, a troubled social worker (brought to life by Cristina Encarnacion) linked to the enigmatic Francois Gerard (played brilliantly by Alex Bernadotte). As Trent delves deeper into Brenda's world, he uncovers unsettling truths. Their journey tests their limits, leaving them teetering on the edge of destruction. Can they find redemption or succumb to their darkest desires? Will Trent follow his heart, or will he ignore what he truly wants? Experience this unforgettable clash of Love and Pain in this unflinching story of human frailty.

  • Robert O Peters
    Director
    Voiceless, Christmas in Miami
  • Ifé Duckie
    Director
  • Ifé Duckie
    Writer
  • Ifé Duckie
    Producer
    Christmas in Miami
  • Jinho Woo
    Key Cast
    "Trent Seong"
  • Kimberly Milan
    Key Cast
    "Krystal"
  • Cristina Encarnacion
    Key Cast
    "Brenda Gerard"
  • Alex Bernadotte
    Key Cast
    "Francois Gerard"
  • Katharine Chin
    Key Cast
    "Sue"
  • Natalie Entenberg
    Key Cast
    "Vivian"
  • Tashi Simmons
    Key Cast
    "Dr. Mitchell"
  • Jennifer Vo
    Key Cast
    "Nadine"
  • Sean Tapiero
    Key Cast
    "Scott"
  • Project Type:
    Feature
  • Genres:
    Drama
  • Runtime:
    2 hours 29 minutes 54 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 18, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    115,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Recode RAW
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Silverspot Cinema
    Coconut Creek
    United States
    September 2, 2023
Distribution Information
  • Not Applicable at this time
Director Biography - Robert O Peters, Ifé Duckie

Robert Peters is a highly accomplished filmmaker and award-winning director from Nigeria who has made a name forhimself in Nollywood and Hollywood. He initially pursued studiesin geology at the University of Jos but eventually shifted gearsto focus on his passion for visual storytelling. Peters obtained acertificate in this field from New York University. He has since directed several successful West African films, including the acclaimed 30 Days in Atlanta and A Trip to Jamaica, which was filmed on the Island, and achieved significant box-office success.

Peters is a talented professional who has had the opportunity to work with top actorsfrom both Hollywood and Nollywood, including Vivica A. Fox, Lynn Withfield, Eric Roberts,Karlie Redd, Paul Campbell, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Neville Sajere, AY, Ramsey Noah,Desmond Elliott, Majid Michelle, Nse Ikpe Etim, Lisa Raye McCoy, Tangi Miller, and Anthony Ray Parker. His contributions to the film industry have earned him numerous awards andaccolades. As the founder of Whitestone Filmworks, LLC in Lawrenceville, Georgia, he is aversatile professional with cinematography, directing, and acting skills. Peters hasworked on various projects, such as Voiceless (2020) on Netflix and Christmas in Miami(2022), available on Amazon Prime.

Co-Director
Ifé Duckie is a writer, producer, and director born in Kingston, Jamaica. Ifé discovered her talent for writing while studying in the United States. Although her educational journey took various paths, including nursing (FAU) and health law (NSU), her passion for storytelling remained unwavering and transformed into screenwriting. As a result, she founded Ifé Creative Works, Inc., alongside her husband, to provide thought-provoking entertainment that captures the imagination of audiences across all demographics. She is committed to bridging the gap between our similarities and differences through diverse films that connect with global audiences.

Ifé's influence in the film industry is on the rise, with work on movies such as Choices (2020), Christmas in Miami (2021) on Amazon Prime, and Queen's King (2023), currently screened at the Silverspot Cinema in Coconut Creek on August 26, 2023. Her debut feature film, A Place in the Dark (2023), is a romance drama she penned that explores social issues that affect our communities, mental health, and the power of love that transcends all boundaries. The movie answers the dramatic questionof how we can forgive ourselves and move on to a brighter future filled with hope andlove. Ifé's unique blend of skills and experience brings a fresh perspective to filmmaking. She's also a serial writer on Amazon's Kindle Vella platform; her screenplay is titled 'Love on Arrival.'

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