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The Black String (2018)

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After a one-night stand with a mysterious and beautiful woman, Jonathan falls ill and starts to believe that he's the victim of a sinister supernatural plot.


Brian Hanson
11 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »





Cast overview, first billed only:
Frankie Muniz ... Jonathan
Blake Webb ... Eric 'The ERC'
Chelsea Edmundson ... Dena
Richard Handley ... Dr. Jason Ronaldi
Cullen Douglas ... Man in Black
Colby French ... Mr. Marsh
Laura Richardson ... Mrs. Marsh
Ravi Patel ... Dr. May
Mary K. DeVault ... Melinda
Jackie Moore ... Lollypop
Bret Green ... Fit Guy Chad
Jenny Strubin Jenny Strubin ... Winter
Sharif Ibrahim ... Orderly Wally
Angie DeGrazia ... The Wife
Alexander Ward ... The Entity


Jonathan is a lonely twenty-something, stuck in his home town working night shifts at the local convenience store. When an unexpected encounter with a mysterious woman turns his life upside down, Jonathan is stricken by illness and nightmarish visions. Paranoid and desperate, he launches on a quest across the suburbs to find the seductress who started it all. Friends and family believe he's losing his mind, but Jonathan is convinced he's the target of something far more sinister.

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When Nightmares Become Reality

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Rated R for violence/disturbing images, language throughout, some sexuality and drug use | See all certifications »

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Very Impressive Film
29 September 2019 | by mclaff9See all my reviews

The Black String It was not just one of the best independent films I've seen, but a very well done film of any kind.

Congratulations to producer-director-writer Brian Hanson and producer-writer-actor Richard Handley for their very impressive film

Frankie Muniz (Agent Cody Banks, Malcolm in the Middle) gave an excellent performance in the lead role. Chelsea Edmundson and Mary K DeVault were also very good in two of the larger supporting roles.

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