THE HAUNTED SWORDSMANDirected by Kevin McTurk
This film is only available to viewers in Southern California (excluding San Diego County) from October 1, 2020 at 12pm PT to October 31, 2020 at 11:59pm PT. Click here to watch the film on Eventive.
This handcrafted live-action samurai short film uses bunraku puppetry and practical effects to tell an epic tale set in a world of demons and ghosts. A lone samurai and his odd companion, a cursed severed head, seek vengeance in a haunted world.
Director: Kevin McTurk
Writer: Tab Murphy
Director of Photography: Bennett Cerf
Cast: Jason Scott Lee, James Hong, Franka Potente, Christopher Lloyd
From an epic tale set in a world of demons and ghosts, to a married couple’s racy date night, to a dangerous game of Russian Roulette, this program is a medley of films from a darker realm. — Eseel Borlasa