A mortician's morbid secret comes out of the shadows of the morgue and into the light in the short film Mr. Sam. Written and directed by Zeus Kontoyannis, Mr. Sam will make its West Coast premiere at Dances with Films, and to celebrate, we've been provided with the trailer to exclusively share with Daily Dead readers.

Written and directed by Zeus Kontoyannis, Mr. Sam stars Christopher Piccione, Catherine Ashmore Bradley, and Steve Blanchard. The short film will screen at the Dances with Films festival on Saturday, June 15th at 5:00pm at the TLC Chinese Theaters, 6925 Hollywood Blvd.

You can watch the exclusive trailer below and visit Dances with Films and Zeus Pictures online for more information.

Synopsis: "Today is a big day for Mr. Sam. He is going to reveal to his mother that he’s finally found the love of his life. Mr. Sam has many secrets; but the biggest one he’s managed to keep hidden from everyone is discovered when his best friend Sandra arrives earlier than expected and catches him red-handed. Luckily for Sam, all may not be lost. Sandra has a secret of her own, which locks the two into a twisted pact. Life, however is not that simple. Sam nearly breaks comings face to face with Sandra’s demon with deadly consequences. Sam must carry the burden for both and for now, secrets remain buried. But for how long?"

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