Additional information for Overload, which has a domestic theatrical release set for August 19, 2010. The film is being distributed by Unknown and has not yet been rated. Overload has a total running time of 107 minutes.
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Rachel is killed. A year later Kate, a young jazz DJ, finds Ted, her boyfriend, in bed with another woman. She leaves Boston for her mother's place in Vermont. There, she finds that her ... See full summary
OVERLOAD is a murder mystery that engages your mind as much as chills your spine. If romance, snappy dialogue and rich characters mean more to you than a body count, if you care about who as much as who dun nit, if you like films that probe the psyche as well as the clues and if your taste leans closer to Alfred Hitchcock than Wes Craven, this is the film for you!Shot on location in Boston, MA and Southern Vermont it starts with a surprise and holds up throughout its 1 hour 46 minute runtime. The plot has enough twists, turns, red herrings and real clues to engage any manner of sleuths.OVERLOAD is more than a murder mystery; its a fine ensemble piece, well acted by some local and national talent.LOGLINE: A shock to the system an change everything
Premise: OVERLOAD is a condition in which the mind is overwhelmed and shuts down memory like a circuit breaker shuts off the electricity when a circuit malfunctions. This makes a person who is guilty think they are innocent. Any intense physical or emotional experience is wiped out of memory a burn to the hand or making love have the same outcome blank memory of the circumstance or event.
Kate is betrayed by her live in boyfriend (Ted), and this drives her back to her mothers house in Vermont. She blames her mother for abandoning her when she was two. Once there, she finds her grandmother (her mothers arch enemy), has just moved in due to advancing Alzheimers. Kate trusts the wrong people such as Hal her mothers young sexy gardener/landscaper.The stakes are life and death.Kates impressions are backward and she learns that reality is the opposite of what she has based her life on.Hal has murdered Rachel in Boston, but he has no memory of it. Later, he kills Ted, the boyfriend Kate left behind in Boston because Hal is trying to pursue a romance with Kate. Later still, Hal kills Jaraslav because he has found out how Hal managed to arrange his airtight alibi for Rachels murder. Jaraslav was Rachel's new love interest and he had knowledge of her wanting out of the relationship with Hal. Jaraslav blames himself for Hals actions.For Hal, the stakes are not only that he would be caught as Rachel and Teds murderer, but also that he would discover he is the one who committed these crimes.
Patrick A. Brown
Detective in Station
Policeman at Crime Scene
William E. Davis Jr.
Paul M. Mekdeci
Eric Morgan Cutler
F. Reed Brown
Funeral Attendee (uncredited)
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