Dead Souls

Synopsis: Johnny Petrie learns on his 18th birthday that he was adopted after inheriting a farm in Maine. Eager to start a new life, Johnny leaves home so he can began afresh in this "new" dwelling. However, Johnny soon discovers that the farm, which has been abandoned for eighteen years since his natural family died, harbors a horrifying history about the deaths of said natural family.
Genre: Horror
Director(s): Colin Theys
Production: Synthetic Cinema International
92 min

Was Benjamin

like a c-c-c cousin or somethin'?

No, not a cousin.

Well, what then?

Benjamin Conroy was...

Benjamin Conroy was your father.

See, I knew this had

to be a mistake.

My father's name was Ed Petrie,

he died years ago.

Your mother...

was Benjamin's sister.

She adopted you after

your family passed away.

That's impossible,

I'd remember something like that.

You were only a year old.

I'm sorry you had

to find out like this.


I don't know how tame he is.

Get outta here!

Get, go, go,

get outta here, go, go!

You okay,

he didn't hurt you?

No, I'm fine.

Let's go see the house.

All right.

Had the power turned on

for showing the buyers.

I also had an antiques dealer

put a quote together,

assuming you want

to sell the furniture.

Minus a small percentage

for my finder's fee.

Is this my family?

Yes, I suppose so.

What happened to them?

Mr. Judson?

Honestly, I really don't know

that much about it.

Some kinda accident.

I have a four o'clock,

so we need to get going.

- Already?

- Yeah.

So, the property was

originally made in 1816.

Back then it sat on 400 acres.

It was originally farm country.

So, I booked you a room

at the hotel by my office.

So, we can meet tomorrow morning

and go over all the paperwork.

Actually... I was kind of thinkin'

that I might like to stay here

for a little longer.

Is that okay?

I mean, it is your house,

but I wouldn't suggest

poking around in there.

Why not?

It's just... it's not sanitary.

I'd like to stay.

I mean, I'm staying.


Okay, here's my card,

the number for a cab service.

Give 'em a call

when you're done,

assuming you haven't caught

some sort of hepatitis by then.


- Thank you.

- I guess.

Oh, and uh, Johnny...

happy birthday.




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