She Was So Pretty (2016) Valerie Vestron, is looking for a vacation from her life. When her friends decide to drag her out of town on a trip to a cabin in the woods, they get more than they bargained for.
Actor: Amanda Butler, Garrett Chewning, Justin Ewing
Director: Brooke Ewing
Country: United States
Duration: 90 min
She Was So Pretty is that moment when you feel eyes on you, but turn around to see no one is there. Feel someone brush up against you in a crowded room, but ignore it.
Alfie sees you. He knows your every move. If you are worth it, he will make you his. He’ll love you to death, and then some.
Alfred James Ellis III, Alfie for short, is a romantic. His love for women who have struggled is immense. He spends months searching for the perfect girl to become his live-in sweetheart. When he finds one he treats her to all his favorite things, like coffee in the mornings, eating together, curling up to watch vintage cartoons, and, even, slow dancing. He carries three knives in an old briefcase, spends hours brushing hair, loves orange circus peanuts, and likes playing doctor. He spends months just stalking his victims, and finding ways to insert himself into their lives, before he decides to take them. Alfie is looking for love, and Valerie Vestron is looking for a vacation from the nightmare that is her life. When her friends decide to drag her out of town on a trip to a cabin in the woods, they get more than they bargained for.
The goal with this film is to have that vintage vibe without setting it in the 70s or 80s. We wanted to revive that feeling you get when you watch a VHS rental that you’ve never heard of. Something filmed underground, and vigilante, without the polish of Hollywood. A movie that makes you question every person who accidentally bumps into you in public.
A Message from the Director:
Some of my earliest childhood memories are of standing for hours in our local video store scouring the racks of .99 horror movies, and choosing the horror movie I could keep for 3-5 days, and watch over and over again, till I had it memorized. I was the only seven year old at that store renting Pumpkinhead on a regular basis. Horror movies were always the one thing that I never stopped loving.
She Was So Pretty started as a short story based on the creepy mannerisms of Jerry Larew. As it developed all I could think about was searching those racks for VHS horror treasures, and I decided I wanted to make something that I would have rented from those shelves.
I always had a love for serial killers. My ninth grade social studies fair project, “A Look into the Mind of a Serial Killer” helped me bring home the 1st Place win at the West Virginia State Social Studies Fair. The fair judges and parents did not want to give such a gruesome project the win, but my knowledge of the topic was so immense that they could not deny my win.
Meet the Cast
We are not going to make a pie chart to show you where the money is going. The money is going straight into ordering the very merchandise you see here, available in our perks. No matter what we make, you will still be receiving your perks, because we prepared for that. After we send you your goodies, hopefully, there will be a few bucks left over that we will be using to hit the road at the end of June to share this movie with the world. Our first stop is Days of the Dead in Indianapolis, Indiana.