After a decade of living in the same house, the fun and loving McAllister family move to a new street where they are completely ignored by their new neighbours, leading them to discover an eerie reality and find a resolution to a mysterious haunting.

  • Claire QUTE
  • Claire QUTE
  • Cherene Francis
  • Claire QUTE
    Key Cast
    "Charlotte McAllister"
  • Cherene Francis
    Key Cast
    "Diana McAllister"
  • Lamont James Brown
    Key Cast
    "Cory McAllister"
  • Tonjha Richardson
    Key Cast
    "Nancy Miller"
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    Psychothriller, Coming of Age, drama
  • Runtime:
    16 minutes 6 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 28, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    20,000 USD
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Director Biography - Claire QUTE

Claire QUTE is an actor, writer, and director who has been passionate about filmmaking since she was seven. Born to a biracial couple in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, Claire had many challenges growing up as "the mixed girl" in a small town. Still, with big dreams to motivate her, Claire channeled all her experiences into creative outlets, performing in musical theatre and beginning her professional acting career at age eleven. STAINED is Claire QUTE's directorial debut and a psychological thriller about nostalgia. Having just turned 18, Claire is excited to enter the industry as a young, first-time filmmaker, writer and director.

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Director Statement

Having moved from house to house as a child, through STAINED, I reveal an eerie reality about moving and the memories that are left behind. "Let go of the past, or the past won't let go of you."