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Copyright © 2011 Before Dawn Films


In a waterless future Paul and Vox are hunters intent on capturing a Quinkin, a deadly shadow creature of legend. Their uneasy relationship is strained and twisted by a riddle, to which only Paul knows the answer. As their hunt comes to a climax, so does the violence inherent in their relationship.
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Copyright © 2011 Before Dawn Films

Previous screenings

3 Nov – 13 Nov | Brisbane, Australia
29 Jun – 1 Jul | Dungog, Australia
5 Jul – 15 Jul | Perth, Australia
7 Aug – 12 Aug | Providence, United States
25 Oct – 28 Oct | Providence, United States
11 Jan – 20 Jan | Sydney, Australia

Latest press reviews/articles

“... Wannenmacher knows a thing or two about building suspense, which he does expertly...The two actors share an incredible, raw chemistry...nary a frame nor a scene is wasted in the delivery of a tightly crafted story ...”
24 Jan 2012 | Stefan S | A Nutshell Review
“... If you get a chance to catch Quinkin then grab on with both hands, the short will rock your house down. Simply a superb example of the perfect short movie. ...”
Rating: 10/10 stars
28 Dec 2011 | Jeff Ritchie | Scary Minds
“... The storytelling pushes you to the the tension and creepy feeling began to build, what I had initially assumed to be just another ‘Mad Max’ had me on the edge of my seat. ...”
Rating: 9.1 out of 10
26 Dec 2011 | Monika DeLeeuw-Taylor | Microfilmmaker
“... beautifully directed, well-acted and creepy in an understated way...There's enough here to suggest that a full feature from Wannenmacher would be well worth seeing. ...”
15 Dec 2011 | Simon Hill | Eat Horror
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Information on this profile is provided by the film owners and/or compiled from available sources | Profile updated 8 Jun 2012