Somewhere in the desert, there’s an isolated cult secluded from the rest of the world. They believe the apocalypse is nigh and that the only way to escape the end of the world is to form a simultaneous suicide pact. When two of the members start to become suspicious of their leader’s claims, they decide their only hope is to escape. Now the problem becomes surviving the trip through the desert, while the cult’s enforcer stays hot on their heels.
That’s the premise behind The Blessed Ones, which anyone can watch starting today. The film stars Andy Gates, Dave Vescio and Tamzin Brown, and was directed by Patrick O’Bell. It’s officially out on video-on-demand platforms November 27, from Wild Eye Releasing. Here’s the trailer…..
An isolated cult hiding in a desert enclave prepare for an prophesied apocalypse, led by a charismatic Jim Jones-like leader. As the end of the world allegedly approaches, he binds them all to a suicide pact, in hopes of transcending earth for a new life in paradise. Two dissenters flee through the vast desert wasteland on the eve of the ceremony, hunted by the cult’s enforcer – who will stop at nothing to insure that they keep their part of the bargain.