Movie Monday: “Helio”

‘Helio’ is a award winning short film from writer/director/producer Teddy Cecil.  The short film has won over 50 awards, including Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy Film at the 2016 San Diego Comic Con.

The film takes place in a post apocalyptic underground society where a group miners work for light to survive. One minor gets an unexpected device from a rebel. The story never does not explain why there is a rebellion.  This leads to the miner now being chased by a government that tries desperately tries to stop the miner from reaching the surface. What he finds on the surface shocks and amazes him. The short has very little or no dialogue but that does not take away from the film at all.

The films has to pile a lot of information in the 19:47 length but does it very well.  This is a very well crafted and entertaining short movie.

Source: YouTube, The CGBros

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