The Black Dahlia Haunting

Synopsis: While investigating the murder of her father by her blind younger brother, a young woman disturbs the vengeful spirit of Elizabeth Short, known in legend as "The Black Dahlia".
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
Director(s): Brandon Slagle
Production: Origin Releasing
  4 wins.
80 min


Two little children

A boy and a girl

Sat by an old church door



I'm still having nightmares.

Well, you did just find out that

your brother killed your father.

So are you coming out tonight,


I can't. Gotta get

to the airport.

You're flying away

from me already?

You have a safe one.

I will.

I'll call you when I get to LA.

All right. Miss you.



What is it that you are

trying to tell me?

Please speak to me.

Please speak to me so

that I can help you.

I will help you.

I will help you.

I will help you...

Hi, can you sign in please?

Thank you.

You can go ahead and

have a seat over there.


I make movies.

I'm sure you do.

Do you wanna be in one?

"Hi, can you sign in please?"

Hi, you must be Tyler's sister?


I'm Dr. Owen. Come with me.



I'm glad we found you.

Found me? I'm not

very hard to find.

Well, you're not listed

as the next of kin.

I wasn't?

No, his grandmother is.

Your grandmother?

No, she wasn't my grandmother.

Um. Tyler is my half brother.


My uh, my Dad and I don't

really talk. Or we haven't in

like 7 or 8 years anyway.

Guess he assumed Tyler wouldn't

want to talk to me either.

Why would you think that?

That's my dad. It's

just how he was.

Okay. Well, Tyler is a ward of

the state right now

and I actually have him here

under observation.

You have him here?


Really? How did

you manage that?

I have special privileges.

Can I see him?

Will Tyler remember you?

He's blind.

I know that. Obviously.

Well, we used to talk on the

phone every couple of months.


When was the last time

you talked to Tyler?

I don't know, um,

I don't remember.

Look, I didn't fly

all the way out here

to talk about my family issues.

I need to know if it's true.

If what's true?

If what's true?

Did he do it?

Yes, he killed his parents.

Look, I'll ask you

again, let me see him.

I have to get written

authorization from the state.

That's bullshit.

I'm out here at your request!

I flew out here,

let me see him!

I'm sorry Holly, I can't

just do that yet.

Look, I have a friend of

a friend in the DA's office.

Let me see

what I can do for you.

Good afternoon Tyler.

Dr. Owen...

What are you doing there?

Keeping my mind busy.

Just like you said.

Who is this, in this picture?

Is this someone

you used to know?


Your drawing, it's of a woman.

I'm not drawing anyone.

Ugh, creeper.



Hi. Did you make it in all

right? I hadn't heard from you

yet so I was a little worried.

Yah, I'm sorry I've

just been exhausted.

Did you see your brother?

No, not yet.

The head doctor in charge says

he has to get permission

from the DA's office

before Tyler can have any

visitors face-to-face.

Even you?

Yeah, even me.

So how long will that be?

I don't know, he said not too

long so hopefully like a day or


I hope so. I mean, you can't

stay out there forever.

Yeah, well, I can't get any

broker than I already am.

I'll give you a call tomorrow

after I talk to him, okay?

Miss you.


There's got to be

something hidden

Deep inside

Maybe you've been

hurt before

Leave the past behind

On my end, I always cry

Because of you

So emotionally drained

Tired and confused

I don't want to walk away

but I'm gonna walk away

Need to get away

It's just too hard to stay

even if I want to stay

I just can't stay

I don't want to walk away

But I'm gonna walk away,

I need to get away

It's just too hard to stay

even if I want to stay

I just can't stay



Hey...excuse me...

Do you know where the 210 bus

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Brandon Slagle

Brandon Slagle is an American filmmaker and former actor, known for his films The Black Dahlia Haunting and House of Manson. In 2016 news of his film "Crossbreed" went viral when the casting of Vivica A. Fox' as the President of the United States was found to be the first time an African-American Woman had been cast as the President in a feature film.In 2018 he directed The Dawn starring Stacey Dash, Jonathan Bennett, Teilor Grubbs, Devanny Pinn, and Ryan Kiser. more…

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