The Abaddon File
Director: Lorne Guy
Writer: Roy Hanney
Runtime: 9 min
Company: Darlington Road Productions
A cold war experiment into psychic spying turns out to be a dangerous game. The dead are not always the friends of the living.
Synopsis: Prudence a middle aged psychic is again drawn into the world of cold war spies when she is recruited to find a missing secret agent. Accompanied by her spirit guide she enters the shadowy world of master spy, Mr Calabrese. Believing himself to be in control of the situation his world is turned upside down as it becomes apparent that the world of the spirits has a different agenda. This is a Faustian tale, a psychological thriller with a supernatural twist. The story takes as its premise real experiments into remote viewing and is an exploration of the possibilities that emerge from a real historical moment, that of the arrest of Helen Duncan for spying in 1944, and asks the question what if?