Crippled Karma: The Story of A Victim (UK) (2019)

What happens to the victims of violence. The story follows the different lives of five attackers and through destiny how they are reunited for all the wrong reasons.


Paul Mckenzie


Terri MacKenzie (collaborating writer)




Credited cast:
Max Green ... Dr. Allen
Ellis Witter Ellis Witter ... Jamal
Abdi Omar Abdi Omar ... Mo
Ella Wills Ella Wills ... Samantha
Tadiwa Lusengo Tadiwa Lusengo
James Jehwo James Jehwo
Zechariah Lovell Zechariah Lovell
Salim Abdullah Salim Abdullah
Daniel Barclay Daniel Barclay
Dalvin Fadahunsi ... Marlon
Joshua Jay Joshua Jay


This short film by Paul Mckenzie asks the question. What happens to the victims of violence? Far too often there are victims of senseless violence that feel that they have no voice. This follows the journey of a group of individuals that through destiny are reunited for all the wrong reasons. With the level of serious violence on our streets and in our houses, this short film is an insight into what a victim may feel like, and more strikingly what a victim would consider to be justice. The film was made as a tool to teach young people and adults that we must take a different perspective when we consider how victims of violence are affected longterm. The cast all have varied abilities. The main actor was born with cerebral palsy and is committed to changing the narrative that surrounds disability. Also two of the other main actors are autistic and actors. We felt that by addressing the need to find a solution to serious violence, we also addressed disabilities and learning difficulties... Written by Unknown

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How a victim feels after serious violence See more »




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So the goal in this short film is to raise awareness about violence in a way that is powerful and graphic, such as the violent act itself. The concept that victims of violence would often have thoughts and dreams about revenge, but they would not act on them. Leaving the victims feeling powerless and vulnerable sometimes for the rest of their lives. See more »

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Release Date:

21 November 2019 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Crippled Karma See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK


Box Office


GBP5,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

FOAM20, Soap Box See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo (Digital)


Color | Color (HD)

Aspect Ratio:

16 : 9
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