Promising short film. Effectively creepy and a couple of good scares.
"The Maiden" is a surprisingly good and effective little short film. Written and director by Michael Chaves, the film manages to set a feeling of dread from the beginning, but it is as the short continues that it gets under your skin. The lead performance by Alia Raelynn is very good and shows good promise. The techniques and special effects used in the film are seamless, in that I could not tell if they were digitally created or done practical. I won't be giving away any of the plot, as this is something to see and experience with no primer. Suffice to say this is a good little scare film. I enjoyed this and look forward to seeing more from this talented group.
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