After a journey to investigate desolate Pluto, astronaut Arthur returns home a shattered man. He sees eyes forcing their way through the skin of his hands, eyes that distort his friends and the landscape itself into monstrous visions. Believing himself the doorway to alien invasion and gruesome murder, he must take desperate action.

Based on the short story by Stephen King.

Year: 2019 

Premiere Status: Palm Springs Premiere

Screening in: Shorts Block 3

Genre: Sci-Fi / Thriller

Country: United Kingdom

Language: English

Runtime: 0:19:48 mins



Simon Pearce

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Simon has been making films since he first picked up the family video camera at 13 years old. After leaving school he continued honing his skills by working in a variety of on-set roles, such as production and video assistant, a self-shooting camera operator and an editor. He had the opportunity to direct his first feature SHANK in 2008, a coming of age drama set in his hometown of Bristol. The film went on to play in over 60 film festivals around the world and was released on DVD in the UK and US in 2009. In 2015 his second feature was released, "Judas Ghost", a supernatural horror filmed in a single location and written by New York Times best-selling author Simon R. Green. He continues to develop short and feature projects whilst working as a freelance editor.