The Last Time I Saw Richard

The Last Time I Saw Richard

Directed by Nicholas Verso

A loner at a mental health clinic befriends a boy who claims demons are after him in this chilling Australian short, which found acclaim on the LGBT film festival circuit. Jonah’s a bully, but it’s just to mask his own pain and anguish. When Richard moves into his room, the two form a tight bond. But could Richard’s stories of being hunted by nocturnal beings called “darklings” be real? And if they are real, how can Jonah protect him?

A loner at a mental health clinic befriends a boy who claims demons are after him.

Cast: Cody Fern, Melissa Godbold, Marta Kaczmarek

Member Reviews

This was very well done. There is a lot layered into a 20 min short. I don't usually do this, but trigger warning: Self harm. Its well placed for the story.

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3 days ago

One of the best shorts I seen! Exceptional cinematography, pretty good acting and an actual theme that is somewhat scary. I thought it was very effective for how long it was.

XOScorpio
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12 days ago

haunting, beautiful, well acted ,worth the watch

Gail P.
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16 days ago

Did Richard die?? I’m crying

ochs6416
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17 days ago

Cool OK

madmax
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19 days ago