When Night Falls

When Night Falls

When Night Falls
An independent digifeature, from first time writer/director Alex Galvin. Shot in Wairarapa, 'When Night Falls' is a thriller set at a country nursing home in NZ 1930s.

A killer is on the loose in the Wairarapa area, and three nurses have turned up strangled to death. At an isolated country home, two nurses - Louise (Nolan) & Martha (Hart) - are caring for an invalid patient. They're left alone one night, as the home's groundsman goes to town needing a new oxygen cylinder for the patient.

But there's a creaky creak, a crackity crack, and the housekeeper suddenly becomes incapacitated. Are Louise and Martha so freaked out their minds are playing tricks? Or is someone else is in the house?
2007Rating: M, ..New Zealand
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When Night Falls / Reviews

Dominion Post

Dominion Post

When Night Falls is a genuine curiosity: Written, Produced and Directed by local boy Alex Galvin, starring an absolutely luminous Tanya Nolan, and arriving on the screen looking like an accomplished exercise by a director hell-bent on resurrecting Hitchcock and Lang...

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Christchurch Press

Christchurch Press

Inspired by the stories of Agatha Christie, Mary Roberts Rinehart and Ethel Lina White, and evoking memories of everything from Blair Witch, Trial Run, The Others, Cold Creek Manor and When a Stranger Calls, this feature-film debut from Christchurch-born writer-director Alex Galvin is an atmospheric and alluring little chiller....

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