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Hiding in Daylight

Country: USA, Language: English, 15 mins

  • Director: Cheryl Allison
  • Writer: Gregory G. Allen
  • Producer: Gregory G. Allen; Cheryl Allison; Carina Rush

CGiii Comment

So very chilling.

An incredibly well-composed film...which makes it so credible.

This should make you cry [out]...in terror.


Trailer...

Hiding in Daylight (Trailer) from Cheryl Allison on Vimeo.

The(ir) Blurb...

After a gay purge, four best friends are surviving by living in fake marriages to each other. They secretly meet once a week to see their true spouse and reminisce about their former openly gay lives. After 3 years of weekly gatherings, they must determine if their clandestine meetings are worth risking their lives. In one night, emotions run high, friendships begin to unravel and everything changes in an instant.

Cast & Characters

Judy McLane as Val
Julee Cerda as Linda
Jim Newman as Scott
Gary Hilborn as Paul