Born Again

Synopsis

Michael, a young hustler with a resentment towards God, experiences the ultimate test of faith when he finds his girlfriend unconscious.

Review

4/5
A poignant drama that explores the power of religion.
Directed by Miguel Caycedo, from a script by Jon Gutierrez, ‘Born Again’ is a short drama film that delves into the power of faith during a personal crisis. Jon Gutierrez leads the cast as Michael, a street savvy London drug dealer, with Mia Lysandrou as his girlfriend (Myra). The film tackle’s themes of religion, drugs and grief. A poignant thriller that will keep viewers gripped until the closing credits.

The 9-minute film opens with Michael in an altercation with a client. A Christian preacher steps in to deliver his religious wisdom, much to Michael’s formidable resistance. As Michael returns home, he finds his girlfriend Myra unconscious on the bed. In a plight of desperation, Michael turns to God to save her from death. The film concludes with a heartfelt miracle, prompting the protagonist to change his ways.

Born Again Short Film
Jon Gutierrez (Writer/Star) has created a moving narrative that teases the importance of religious faith. Under Miguel Caycedo’s direction, the film is constructed with high quality cinematography, sound and post-production. Jon Gutierrez delivers a remarkable performance as Michael – the audience will be captivated by the character growth from start-to-finish. A touching drama that doesn’t shy away from expressing a religious message. Highly recommended.

Cast/Crew

Director(s): Miguel Caycedo
Writer(s): Jon Gutierrez
Cast: Andre Skeete, Jon Gutierrez, Mia Lysandrou, Michael Speller, Rory Kennedy
Producer(s): Jon Gutierrez
Director of Photography: Miguel Caycedo
Editor(s): Miguel Caycedo
Animation:
Sound: Ena Vuglovecki,Jada Rhoden
Music: Dan Bodan,DJ Freedem,Ross Bugen
Miscellaneous: Gift Emesi,Michaela Mackenzie

Specifications

Genre: Drama, Thriller
Subjects: Abuse, Addiction, Afterlife, Anxiety, Bullying, Community, Crime, Death, Diversity, Drugs, Friendship, Grief, Health, Hope, Identity, Illness, Loss, Love, Paranormal, Poverty, Relationships, Religion, Society, Spirituality, Survival
Country: United Kingdom
Language: English
Year: 2020
Publication Date:

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Cast/Crew

Director(s): Miguel Caycedo
Writer(s): Jon Gutierrez
Cast: Andre Skeete, Jon Gutierrez, Mia Lysandrou, Michael Speller, Rory Kennedy
Producer(s): Jon Gutierrez
Director of Photography: Miguel Caycedo
Editor(s): Miguel Caycedo
Animation:
Sound: Ena Vuglovecki,Jada Rhoden
Music: Dan Bodan,DJ Freedem,Ross Bugen
Miscellaneous: Gift Emesi,Michaela Mackenzie

Specifcations

Genre: Drama, Thriller
Subjects: Abuse, Addiction, Afterlife, Anxiety, Bullying, Community, Crime, Death, Diversity, Drugs, Friendship, Grief, Health, Hope, Identity, Illness, Loss, Love, Paranormal, Poverty, Relationships, Religion, Society, Spirituality, Survival
Country: United Kingdom
Language: English
Year: 2020

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Born Again

Synopsis

Michael, a young hustler with a resentment towards God, experiences the ultimate test of faith when he finds his girlfriend unconscious.

Review

A poignant drama that explores the power of religion.

4/5
Directed by Miguel Caycedo, from a script by Jon Gutierrez, ‘Born Again’ is a short drama film that delves into the power of faith during a personal crisis. Jon Gutierrez leads the cast as Michael, a street savvy London drug dealer, with Mia Lysandrou as his girlfriend (Myra). The film tackle’s themes of religion, drugs and grief. A poignant thriller that will keep viewers gripped until the closing credits.

The 9-minute film opens with Michael in an altercation with a client. A Christian preacher steps in to deliver his religious wisdom, much to Michael’s formidable resistance. As Michael returns home, he finds his girlfriend Myra unconscious on the bed. In a plight of desperation, Michael turns to God to save her from death. The film concludes with a heartfelt miracle, prompting the protagonist to change his ways.

Born Again Short Film
Jon Gutierrez (Writer/Star) has created a moving narrative that teases the importance of religious faith. Under Miguel Caycedo’s direction, the film is constructed with high quality cinematography, sound and post-production. Jon Gutierrez delivers a remarkable performance as Michael – the audience will be captivated by the character growth from start-to-finish. A touching drama that doesn’t shy away from expressing a religious message. Highly recommended.

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