Traumatized 8-year old Luke invents an imaginary friend named Daniel who leads them both into a world of fantasy and imagination. After Daniel tricks Luke into doing something terrible, Luke is forced to lock him away. Twelve years later, Luke brings Daniel back – and he now appears as a charming, manipulative young man with a terrifying secret agenda.
Written by Brian DeLeeuw & Adam Egypt Mortimer.
Based on the novel In This Way I Was Saved by Brian DeLeeuw.
Directed by Adam Egypt Mortimer.
Produced by Daniel Noah, Josh C. Waller, Lisa Whalen and Elijah Wood.
Executive Producers – Annie Chang, Johnny Chang, Calvin Choong, Peter Wong, Timur Bekbosunov and Emma Lee.
Starring Miles Robbins, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Sasha Lane and Hannah Marks.
This project is fully funded by ACE Pictures.
SXSW Film Festival 2019 (PREMIERE and WINNER – BEST POSTER DESIGN)
Bifan Film Festival 2019 (WINNER – BEST DIRECTOR)
Brooklyn Horror Film Festival 2019 (WINNER – BEST FEATURE and BEST DIRECTOR)
Sitges Film Festival 2019 (WINNER – BEST ACTOR)
Beyond Fest 2019
Fantasia Film Festival 2019
Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival 2019
Oak Cliff Film Festival 2019
Overlook Film Festival 2019
Sydney Film Festival 2019