In the confines of St. George Catholic Church, a brisk reporter meets a gentle nun in secret to solve the haunting mystery of the Black Mary stories that may have lead to the death of a local priest.



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Credited cast:
Brigita Baradinskaite ...
Sister Catherine
Sister Renee
Kelly Beckham ...
Bobbi Leland
Alexis Bentley ...
Dead Eyed Kid #2
James Bentley ...
Dead Eyed Kid #3
Sean M. Blanchard ...
Dead Eyed Kid #1
Mother Superior
Charlie Welles (as Kyle Russell Clements)
Shadoe Knight ...
Clint Leland
Alex Krochman ...
Charlie (voice)
Armando Leduc ...
Oscar Mendez ...
Leland - Joey
Carolyne Ouder ...
Dead Eyed Kid #4
Father Fahey
J.W. Smith ...
Father Hiatt


Charles Welles, a young, investigative reporter, is looking to put his stories on the front page of the local paper. When the beloved priest Father Fahey is savagely murdered within the walls of St. George's Catholic Church, the reporter takes an opportunity to expose its violent history. As Welles digs deeper, he realizes this is just the tip of bell tower. Young Sister Renee tells Welles the story of the late Father Thomas Fahey and his attempts to rescue 3rd grader, Joey Leland. The mystery deepens as Welles learns about Fahey's haunted visions of ghostly children. As the priest gets closer to unveiling the truth behind Joey's bruises, the more frequent the apparitions appear. Was the church's legendary, "Curse of the Black Mary" behind the late priest's troubles? As Sister Renee reveals more, Welles begins to suspect something less mystical is at the root of these occurrences. During the fervent tug of war between fact and fiction, the enigmatic Mother Superior holds tightly to ... Written by Dan Gutierrez

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Everyone has a secret...


Short | Horror | Thriller





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26 October 2009 (USA)  »

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$30,000 (estimated)

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