Private Project

Let Me Go

Inspired by the works of H.P. Lovecraft, when a mysterious creature begins to infest innocent people, a mother must choose between surrendering her dying daughter, or suffering the consequences of survival.

  • Matthew Lai
    Director
  • Matthew Lai
    Writer
  • Pinar Binay
    Producer
  • Ziyi Xu
    Producer
  • Yutian Feng
    Producer
  • Eileen Weisinger
    Key Cast
    "Ava"
    Iron Man, Gotham, High Maintenance
  • Leilani Vasquez
    Key Cast
    "Sara"
    Abigail, God Bless Our Souls
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Horror, Drama
  • Runtime:
    11 minutes 30 seconds
  • Production Budget:
    6,200 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    RED
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2:1
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes - New York University
  • Shockfest Film Festival

    United States
    December 10, 2021
    Official Selection
  • H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival
    Portland, OR
    United States
    October 20, 2020
    World Premiere
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Matthew Lai

Matthew Lai is a New York based creative from Houston, Texas. He has worked extensively in different departments such as sound editing and SFX makeup, but his passion is directing/writing. He finds joy in subverting genre conventions to convey impactful stories.

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