Director Paul Raschid | 2019 | 89 minutes | Sci-Fi | UK | English
Official Selection – BIFFF 2018
Official Selection – BiFan 2018
Official Selection – Sitges 2018
Official Selection – FrightFest 2018
Official Selection – Edinburgh International Film Festival 2018
The first Brexit film, ready for release on Brexit Day (March 29, 2019)!
The United Kingdom in the near future. Civil war rages, and martial law has been declared by a military government hellbent on quashing the opposition. A woman (Scottish BAFTA nominee Shauna MacDonald, The Descent) wakes up in a blindingly white cuboid cell, where General Zakarian (Oded Fehr) uses increasingly sophisticated and cruel methods to torture her for information – information she claims not to have. As questions of trust are placed both on captor and captive, they find themselves embroiled in an increasingly spiraling journey into the nature of authority. Tense, shocking, and all-too-relevant, White Chamber poses the question: can there even be such a thing as certainty in these most uncertain of times?
“AN INVENTIVE GENRE PIECE THAT REFUSES TO PLAY BY THE RULES.”
THE HOLLYWOOD NEWS
“AN UNSETTLING CLAUSTROPHOBIC MYSTERY.”
KNEEL BEFORE BLOG
“DRAWING ON THE LIKES OF CUBE, BLACK MIRROR AND THE SAW MOVIES, WRITER/DIRECTOR PAUL RASCHID…DELIVERS A CHILLING VISION OF A NEAR-FUTURE DYSTOPIAN BRITAIN.”
“COOKS UP - IN MICROCOSM - A CHALLENGING CRYSTALLIZATION OF THE ABSURDITY AND ADDICTIVENESS OF WAR.”
“A TIME-LEAPING NARRATIVE STRUCTURE INTERROGATES THE VIEWER’S PREJUDICES, TURNING THE TABLES ON OUR MORAL ORIENTATION TO REVEAL THE DOUBLE GAME THAT ALMOST EVERYONE HERE IS PLAYING.”
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