Haddonfield Horror talks to Richard Powell

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Interview with Heir director Richard Powell


There is much I want to discuss with the making of this film, but let’s start with its central idea: child abuse. Why tackle this subject?
I prefer writing damaged, complex leads and I don’t think you can tackle a more a damaged or complex lead than this. The “protagonist” in HEIR would be the “antagonist” in any other film but protagonist and antagonist are simple terms that don’t really apply to the characters in HEIR, the notion of hero and villain don’t really apply.  HEIR is very much about the grey area between good and evil and asks what is it that compels us to do the things we do and to what degree are we responsible for those actions. This subject matter is fertile soil for that conversation.
Continue to read the interview here!
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About FatalPictures

FATAL PICTURES is a Canadian, Toronto based film production company consisting of Writer/Director Richard Powell & Producer Zach Green. Co-Founded together in 2007. Focusing on the creation of original & challenging independent genre film(s). To date the company has produced three critically acclaimed, award winning short films entitled, Consumption (2008), Worm (2010), Familiar (2012) & their fourth film entitled HEIR, which currently in post production & exceeded the funding target via Kickstarter. Starring the hardest working man in horror, Emmy Winner Bill Oberst Jr. & Robert Nolan.
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