The Tell-Tale Heart

By FHW Marketing

SYNOPSIS

The Tell-Tale Heart is a spooky gothic horror murder story based on the Edgar Allan Poe story written in 1843, staring Stanley Baker as the film's only actor. The unnamed narrator endeavors to convince the reader of his sanity while simultaneously describing a murder he comitted. The victim now haunts the narrators mind, driving his insane.  

The film was missing for 50 years, rediscovered in 2017 when Jeff Wells, a 16mm enthusiast found the reel in his loft. It has now been digitally restored. 

 

WELSH CONNECTIONS

  • The film stars famous Welsh actor Stanley Baker. 

 

RELEASE

Date: Orginally released 1953, re-released 2018

Certifitcate: TBC

 

TECHNICAL

Length: 20 mins

Language: English

Format: Prores file (from 16 mm)

 

BOOKING

DISTRIBUTOR: BFI

CONTACT:

bookings.film@bfi.org

020 7455 14441

 

WHAT NEXT? 

This film is covered by our Made In Wales stratedgy. If you are a member of Film Hub Wales you may be eligible to submit a proposal for support. Read our Made In Wales stratedgy.