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Shackled


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A shackled fortune teller is set free by her husband. As she anxiously waits in the darkness for her chance to escape the circus, a disturbing truth she’s hidden away slowly seeps back in.

Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones) and Hadley Fraser (Les Miserables) star in this award-winning atmospheric psychological thriller. Nour Wazzi’s film is about a shackled fortune teller who is set free by her husband. As she anxiously waits in the darkness for her chance to escape the circus, a disturbing truth she’s hidden away slowly seeps back in.

The truth will set you free…

The film takes on magical and dreamlike cinematography which marvelously sets the humid tone. To achieve the incredible scenery the film was shot on the Arri Alexa with uncoated supersedes and shift and tilt lenses. Shackled was ultimately created to showcase the tone and aesthetic of the feature film ‘The Foretelling.’

This is Nour Wazzi’s second short released in as many weeks, both starring hit series Game of Thrones actresses Emilia Clarke (Daenerys) and Maisie Williams (Arya Stark). You can watch Up on The Roof with Maisie Williams on our Daily Short Picks.

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