UNCOVER THE MYSTERY, AND REAL EVENTS OF CHRIS BALDERSTON'S FIRST - FEATURE FILM FOR SMALL BUSINESS INITIATIVE - 2023
THE CASE RETURNS
In the heart of an up and coming city, a case shrouded in mystery resurfaces, but not in the ruble of Stockton's finest hair salon that mysteriously burned down. "The Case Returns" takes you on an exhilarating journey, blending the visionary storytelling of Chris Balderston with the breathtaking performances of real local talent.
As our enigmatic Nacho delves into the rabbit hole of a complex investigation.
The stakes escalate, as the case takes an unexpected turn, transporting us to new dimensions of suspense.
Scott Sherman makes his appearance with hidden alliances and power plays that unfold, testing loyalties and leaving no one untouched.
The Case mesmerizes with a series of mind-bending twists and turns. As secrets surface and the family of the Southern Exposure salon show us inside and the damage that will inspire vengeance.
The pressure intensifies. Sleepless nights and relentless pursuit pave the way for startling revelations and heart-pounding confrontations. The line between right and wrong blurs, leaving our characters at a crossroads.
An intricate non-linear structure, mirroring the fractured psyche of our protagonists. Memories intertwine, clues resurface, and the truth inches closer, enticing viewers into a web of deceit and redemption.
Challenging everything you thought you knew. As the case reaches its zenith, alliances crumble, and destinies collide.
Experience the cinematic masterpiece that is "The Case Returns," where every frame is meticulously crafted, performances are spellbinding, and the story unravels with precision. Brace yourself for a journey with Nacho the good guy, Red and his son the bad, Stacy AKA Anastasia Diamond the hired help, Scott as himself, and Reed the illusion.
Nacho Martinez, Teddy Southern II, Scott Sherman, Teddy Southern III, Stacy Wycoff, Faith Andrus, Brianna Southern, Chris Balderston, Teresa Gonzalez, Bianca Bottini
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ChronoLens: A high-tech device that allows the user to see glimpses of the past and future.
CipherLock: A sophisticated encryption system used to protect classified information.
ShadowShield: A stealth suit that renders the wearer invisible to both the naked eye and surveillance systems.
EnerPulse Blaster: A compact energy weapon that delivers powerful blasts to incapacitate enemies.
Quantum Drive: An advanced propulsion system that enables rapid travel across vast distances.
CodeBreaker: A supercomputer capable of deciphering complex codes and encrypted messages.
NeuroSync Implant: A neural interface that enhances cognitive abilities and grants access to encrypted memories.
EchoDrones: Tiny surveillance drones equipped with high-resolution cameras and audio recording capabilities.
TimeLock Device: A portable gadget that can manipulate and control the flow of time in a localized area.
HyperSense Goggles: Specialized eyewear that enhances perception and provides real-time data analysis.
The film showcases the breathtaking scenes of the Golden Bear Insurance Building in Stockton, Ca.
The film's original soundtrack was composed by award-losing composer, Chris Balderston.
Which actor/actress made a cameo appearance in the film as a surprise guest?
Brianna Southern made a surprise cameo appearance, delighting fans with her unexpected role.
What was the production budget for "The Case Returns"?
With a production budget of $0 million, "The Case Returns" was able to bring its thrilling story to life.
The talented VFX team produced over 5 stunning visual effects shots to enhance the film's action sequences.
Real-life historical event serves as the backdrop for the film's mood?
The film's origins take place during the iconic covid pandemic of 2019.