A 20 year old, runs away from his conservative father to the remote town where his mother died two years ago. He meets an alluring young woman. They search for answers about his mother's death and discover a terrifying entity in the woods.

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The story was inspired by declassified top secret files about the "Falcon Lake Incident", a UFO encounter near the remote town of Falcon Lake, Manitoba, Canada which occurred on May 20, 1967. 43 years later, a Chicago woman, Donna Thomas is mysteriously killed while studying a rare wild plant in the woods near Falcon Lake. She was staying with her brother the famed UCLA plasma quantum physics research scientist, Dr. Mike Verrücktmann, who came to Falcon Lake to investigate the UFO incident. She was found with part of with her head and torso burned. 2 years later, her son Dan, a disgruntled 20 year old, with his unforgiving conservative Christian father, hits the breaking point with his father and leaves home. He travels to Falcon Lake to stay with his uncle Mike. Shortly after he arrives, he meets a beautiful, alluring young woman, Cheyna, and together they search for answers about his mother's death. They find out more than they want, discovering a strange entity in the woods. When ... Written by Dale Windle

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When you search for the truth... You better pray you don't find it.

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Good Indy Sci-Fi
22 November 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is what I'd call a good Indy sci-fi. It's not fast paced and makes you think a bit about a few things. Overall a good film.

It drags a bit up front, but gets rolling mid-way through. Not rolling in the sense of a horror or action flick, just engages better and keeps moving.

For a first feature film for this director, it does show a few flaws and yes, it does have its weaknesses, but I am pretty sure this was not intended to compete with big scale block busters.

The acting is actually quite good. Yes, a few weak spots here and there, but hey - it beats watching a lot of other movies I've seen.

If anything I'd say the key art and trailer are better than the film, in the sense that they tend to convey an image that is not exactly what this film is: an enjoyable romp into some soft sci-fi concepts.

If you like the X-Files and small budget independent film, you'll probably enjoy this.


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