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(feature film/ T.V. series)
based on true events
Genre: Fiction, Psychological Thriller, Mystery, Suspense, Psychopathy, Courtroom
Ominous Signs: Based on events that take place in our time in any ordinary country and city. This is a dark and deceptive psychological thriller about the heinous and primal murder of a child. Police methodically and patiently examine and investigate the crime in a bid to catch the perpetrator.
Ominous Signs pulls viewers deeply into the social fallout resulting from the murder of seven-year-old Isaac Manis. As the investigation into his wrongful death ensues, the terrible forces of deception and manipulation challenge the virtues of truth and justice in a seemingly "upright" society.
After seven-year-old Yitzhak Manis was kidnapped from his home and murdered, Lieutenant Michael "Mickey" Holmes, a detective specializing in unsolved crimes, is assigned to investigate the case. Soon, Mickey finds himself entangled in a complex narrative woven by unknown hands. As the pressure to find the killer mounts, they pin the blame on Joshua Solomon, the mysterious leader of a nearby religious cult with a long record of child abuse. Although Solomon appears to be the prime suspect, Mickey's deputy, Wally, does not seem convinced.
The investigation continues as Solomon awaits trial. Meanwhile, the investigators look deeper to discover the truth about young Isaac's private life. As a child of a broken home, Isaac's environment was dysfunctional at best. His father, Avraham, treated him with extreme resentment. His stepfather, Gideon, saw him as nothing more than a nuisance. Suspicion begins to brew in the minds of the investigators as they uncover clues about the past lives of all the suspects. Could these revelations be the key to uncovering the truth, or are things really as they seem?
Eventually, Solomon is accused of the crime, and all efforts to clear his name are refuted. Just as he is preparing to receive punishment, the terrifying truth is revealed.
The story is told in a series of quick scenes that heighten the tension and take the reader to a tense conclusion. Ominous Signs is a movie that clearly highlights a society full of repulsive, indulgent, and psychotic characters. Perfect for lovers of intrigue, thrillers, suspense, and murder mysteries, this movie sheds light on the darkest and most hidden parts of polite society.
Note: The TV series Ominous Signs consists of three parts in sequels in the style of Lord of the Rings. The whole series is about 330 pages/ 350 minutes