The Tell-Tale Heart

Synopsis: A haunting account of a tormented man who continually re-admits himself into a medical facility, in a futile attempt to escape from his pending madness. Based on Edgar Allan Poe's poem "The Tell-Tale Heart".
Genre: Thriller
81 min

place I'd rather be raised.

Tell you the truth, there's so many

stories, I could write a book on it.

When I was younger,

it was right around here, me

and my father were fishing

and caught a catfish

about half my size.

We'll be there soon.

I ain't gonna talk

your ear off, man.

No, I'm sorry. I, uh,

I just had a thought.

I wanted to write it down.

It helps me, so I don't forget.

It's all right.

I get it.

But he didn't get it.

No one could know

the price I paid.

I don't want credit.

I just want my life back.

Maybe this time

I could get it right.

I'd been told I was going

to see the best,

get the very best of care.

I wanted to believe that

with all of my heart.

All that was left of it anyway.





Who's that'?

My name's Sean.

I'm supposed to be checking in.

Oh, I wasn't expecting you.

Normally the driver calls

when someone is dropped off.

I must've fallen asleep.

Sorry about the lights.

You can't depend

on the power in this place.

It goes out almost every day.

Well, you're used

to it, it seems.

Yeah, I suppose I am.

It's easier to adapt than to try

to make things the way

you think they ought to be.

Have you been here long?

All my life.

Or at least as long

as I can remember.

My father was a doctor, too.

It's in your blood then.

That's good.

I need a lot of help I'm told.

Oh, what you need

is afresh start.

And a new look on life,

which will come in the morning.

Oh, if it were that simple.

Well, that's up to you.

It's all in your attitude.

Haven't you heard that'?

I'm pretty tired.

Is there a room or...'?

Of course.

Follow me.

This place can seem

like a maze at first,

but you will get used

to it, soon enough.

This place must

be pretty old I assume.

Oh, it's history dates all the

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