Shadow in the Cloud
When Flight Officer Maude Garrett boards a B-17 Flying Fortress, clutching a radio bag with top secret contents, strange happenings begin to occur. She finds there’s more to fear than the tormenting crew and encroaching enemy bombers, as she is terrorized by something lurking within the clouds.
In the throes of World War II, on a rainy morning in Auckland, New Zealand, a group of Allied soldiers prepare to take to the air in a B-17 Flying Fortress dubbed Fool’s Errand. The all-male crew is caught off guard by Flight Officer Maude Garrett boarding their plane carrying a top-secret package. The presence of a woman on a military flight is unusual enough to arouse their suspicion.
Just as Maude’s quick wit and military knowledge is winning over the leery crew, strange
happenings and holes in her backstory lead to paranoia surrounding her true mission. But this crew isn’t alone in the sky; lurking in the shadows, something with a taste for chaos is tearing at the heart of the vessel. Crushed between an oncoming Japanese ambush and an evil lurking within, Maude must push her limits to save the hapless crew and to protect her mysterious cargo.
2020: Toronto International Film Festival - Midnight Madness People’s Choice Award, AFI Film Festival