The Harsh Light of Day

The Harsh Light of Day
  • 2012
  • UK
  • 1h 30min
  • Directed by: Oliver S Milburn
  • Written by: Oliver S Milburn
  • Cast: Dan Richardson, Giles Anderson, Sophie Linfield
  • UK release: 8 June 2012
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Writer Daniel (Richardson) and his wife Maria (Felstead) are attacked by three thugs who kill Maria and leave Daniel paralysed. Then, a mysterious stranger (Alderson) gives Daniel the power to seek vengeance. A modest penny dreadful that cleverly blends vampire and vigilante tropes and makes a virtue of its micro-budget.

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The Harsh Light of Day

13 Jun 20123 stars

Impressive low budget debut from Oliver S Milburn about a vigilante occult writer

Cross-pollinating existing genres is an effective way to gain attention, and 23-year-old auteur Oliver S Milburn pulls the trick off with The Harsh Light of Day, a vigilante/vampire thriller. Milburn’s debut is a slight, unpolished micro-budget, yet the…

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