The Silhouette

Mila is just your average college student, studying abroad for the semester in a beautiful new country. But little does she know, her trip is about to take a terrifying turn. Haunted by a traumatic experience from her past, Mila struggles to cope with the psychological aftermath. But her handsome boyfriend is there to support her, even as he battles his own demons. As Mila tries to settle into her new surroundings, she can't shake the feeling that someone, or something, is watching her. And when she stumbles upon a sinister figure dragging a limp body through an abandoned building, her worst fears are confirmed. With heart-stopping suspense and shocking violence, "The Silhouette" pays homage to the classic slasher and Giallo films of the 1970s. Will Mila be able to escape the clutches of this unknown predator, or will she fall victim to the same fate as the others? Find out in "The Silhouette".

  • Oldrich Werner
  • Oldrich Werner
  • Oldrich Werner
  • Marysia S. Peres
    Key Cast
    Assassin's Creed (2016)
  • Sean James Sutton
    Key Cast
    "The Killer"
    Almost Dead (2016)
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Horror, Thriller, Slasher, Mystery
  • Runtime:
    13 minutes 46 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 7, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    3,000 EUR
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  • Student Project:
    Yes - University of Malta
Director Biography - Oldrich Werner

Oldřich Werner graduated with a filmmaking certificate from the London Film Academy in 2017 and recently received Master of Arts degree in Film Studies from the University of Malta, where he completed his graduation work with this short tribute to the slasher and giallo subgenre.

Oldřich grew up in video rental stores and was raised by television from very young age, which is reflected in his insatiable obsession with movies as an adult.

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Director Statement

I would like to continue working as a professional full-time director as I believe I will bring a breath of fresh air to the industry.