LAPD homicide detectives Ernie Godunov and Jordan Daniels experience a violent departure from their routine duties when a series of homicides coincides with the theft of a legendary, allegedly cursed painting. According to the legend, the painting is destined to reappear periodically, bringing death and destruction. The detectives investigate, increasingly desperate as bodies pile up and the criminal conspiracy behind the painting's theft mobilizes. With time running out before the painting again disappears into the night, the detectives plunge headlong into a bloody confrontation. Written by
Murder Has a New Medium.
Did You Know?
Canvas the Night pays homage to Modest Mussorgsky's famous "Grand Promenade" theme from "Pictures at an Exhibition" in two places. During the scene where Harold Segerstrom breaks into tears, composer Michael D. Henry's score is a distorted version of the theme. Later in the film, Detective Godunov's ringtone is revealed to be a simplified electronic version of the same "Promenade" theme. See more
You can milk the Haunted Hollywood crowd until you attract some serious attention. That is... if you survive the curse.