Capstone's Oak

Synopsis: A short film following Mike Capstone as he tries to resist the temptations of greed after stumbling across a dark family secret... an oak tree that grows money when the dead are buried at its roots.
22 min

I love it.

Me too.

It can be yours next Monday.

Aw, poor guy.

Quickly, buried under the tree quickly.


Why quickly?

Quickly, quickly, quickly.

Buried quickly.

It needs blood.

You comin' to bed soon?


Yeah in a minute.

Come on, come on, come on.

That's it?!

Well how'd you get out?


What are you doin' with all that?

Where are our knives?

Well I packed them up already.

I thought I'd pack the kitchen up first, you

know it's the hardest.

It's gonna be a waste of bullets.

What are you doing?!

I figured it out, Sarah.

I know how I can make that tree grow.

No, Mike, you said we would leave!

That was before I figured this out, look,

it don't need a person, I just need to lure

in some animals and get out hands in there.


It just needs fresh blood, okay, and since

you put all the knives away I'm just gonna

have to shoot it out of them.

But it's all right I only need a dozen or


Mike, Mike, Mike, Mike stop!

I don't care about any of that.

That tree is making you crazy!

That tree is going to save us.

We don't need any saving!

Sarah I can make it grow why can't you see


This whole ranch is goin' crazy, it's falling

apart, but I can stop it now.

I can stop it.

We can pay off Jake in the morning.

Everything that we want is right here.

So just, just stop your crying, go inside,

and leave me alone!


Sorry bud.

Hey Mr. Capstone.

Sarah around?

I don't see how that's any of your business.

But no.

She's at work.

That's too bad.

Well, got my money?

Jake, you just give me one or two more days

on that and I give you my word, you, you will have

your money.

It's now or never.

Alright, you wait here.

Sorry Mike, you're 200 short.

Oh come on Jake I'll have that to you by the

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