Omeleto

The Best of Intentions

By Emil Jonsson | Horror
A father suspects his mentally disabled daughter has been the victim of sexual abuse. So he exacts revenge.

Kjell is father to a mentally disabled daughter, who lives at an assisted care facility. He begins to suspect that her attendant Jocke is sexually abusing her.

Jocke immediately notices Kjell’s hostility and suspicion, which makes their interactions tense and disquieting. Things come to a head in a furious confrontation, leading to chilling consequences that will haunt the characters and viewers.

Director Emil Jonsson has created a chilling horror short, built not on blood, guts and gore but instead the darker impulses of humankind. The tension he generates from the conflict between two men is entirely psychological, crafted from precise camerawork and well-calibrated performances.

Famed Swedish actor Per Ragnar gives a masterful performance as the father, whose dignity and elegance masks a cold, almost condescending anger and menace, while Jonsson matches him beat for beat as the attendant.

Well-paced in its storytelling, the film is akin to classic old-fashioned thrillers by masters like Hitchcock, marrying classically inspired technique with the concerns and anxieties of modern life. By the time “The Best of Intentions” concludes, viewers won’t be able to shake their sense of disquiet — or easily calm their shaken nerves after the film’s nail-biting end.





You Might Also Like:

Reception

By Joe Gillette | Romance
Two strangers, trying to avoid the crowd at a wedding reception, end up making an unexpected connection.

Exit Strategy

By Travis Bible | Sci-Fi
Two brothers caught in a time loop must traverse a series of maze-like events in order to prevent a catastrophic fire from occurring.

Garfield

By Georgi Bank-Davies | Romance
A young woman wakes up in a strange place, with a strange guy. Then, she start to piece together how she got there.

Partners

By Joey Ally | Romance
A couple's love life begins to slump, forcing them to reconsider the relationship and confront how intertwined they've become.

Small Arms ft. Tyler Young

By Arman Cole | Drama
A bullied college student seeks out shooting lessons with an ex-militia member to prove his manhood.

Spoetnik

By Noel Loozen | Comedy
A young man finds himself in between a food-truck and a brothel. Then, he meets his dream girl.

Long Branch

By Dane Clark and Linsey Stewart | Romance
A heartbroken woman finds a one-night stand. But the guy lives two hours away... via public transit.

Ten Thousand Days

By Michael Duignan | Comedy
A man is convinced he'll die on his 10,000th day. But when he meets a girl at his cousin's funeral, things don't go to plan.

Pawns

By Tyrees A. Lamptey | Drama
A WW1 soldier is trapped in a trench with the enemy... and it restores their faith in humanity.

Pitter Patter Goes My Heart ft. Vicky Krieps

By Christoph Rainer | Romance
A hopeless romantic takes desperate measures to win her former lover back. But he already has a new girl at his side.

Grape Soda

By Justin Robinson | Drama
A marriage, broken by death, is kept alive by the memories held through grape soda.

Los Angeles 1991

By Zac&Mac | Drama
The streets of Los Angeles have become a hotbed of racial tension and hate about to burst.

The Disappearance of Willie Bingham

By Matt Richards | Horror
An inmate is selected to undergo a radical new justice program under the State's revised stance on capital crime.

Snake Bite

By Tim Hyten | Horror
Four boys find their friendship tested when one is bitten by a deadly snake.

The Bridge Partner

By Gabriel Olson | Horror
A shy housewife fights for her survival after her new bridge partner whispers a threat in her ear.


Your favorite short films you haven't seen yet.

Inspiring and insightful. Entertaining and enlightening. That's what you can expect here: no fluff. Just a steady stream of the best films delivered to your inbox.