A plastic surgery staff finds themselves caught in a nightmare when one of them locks an injured transient out.

Director:

Tim Hicks

Writer:

Tim Hicks
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Cast

Credited cast:
Conrad Angel Corral ... Dr. Hill
Lynn Johnston Lynn Johnston ... Weird guy in scrubs
Kent King ... Anna
Pete Kosmas Pete Kosmas ... Danny
Phyllis Kramer Phyllis Kramer ... Marlene
Michelle Martinez Michelle Martinez ... Michelle
Welton Thomas Pitchford ... Stephen
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The Aphrikan is a psychological horror story exploring empathy, race, and identity. A plastic surgery staff finds themselves caught in a nightmare when one of them locks an injured transient out. The film centers around an egotistical Dr. Hill, who experiments making ethnic patients look "whiter". He is assisted by a young black apprentice, Stephen, whom he browbeats and bosses around. Dr. Hill also uses his office as his personal motel, carrying on an affair with his nurse Anna. One night, a famous patient arrives for a last minute surgery, and she is thrust into the strange and surreal world of Dr. Hill's practice. During her procedure, an injured transient starts beating at the door, needing help. Anna, in a cold state of apathy, locks the man out, and resumes the surgery. Little does she know that she has just unleashed a chain of events that will alter all of their lives irrevocably. Dr. Hill learns the greatest lesson of all, that his perception of reality can be snatched from ... Written by Tim Hicks

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plastic surgery | race | See All (2) »

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To move forward, you must look back

Genres:

Short | Horror

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 July 2008 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Long Beach, California, USA

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Budget:

$12,500 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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