In 2015 after a series of devastating terrorist attacks on the city of London, the government suffers a violent coup d'etat led by a nebulous organization known only as "Security Services."
After setting up a new interim government, Security Services enacts a drastic set of national security protocols designated as The Shadow Initiative.
Fast forward to 2037. Using next-generation surveillance technology, common digital devices such as smartphones and televisions can be used by the state to spy on the citizenry.
Weaponized drones constantly patrol the streets of London.
The British military brutally confront anyone deemed suspicious by the government, or identified as part of a growing underground resistance.
Civil liberties are a thing of the past.
This is the world of SHADOWS, an Orwellian nightmare inspired by recent global events.
The film makes you ponder the very uncomfortable reality of how close we are to creating a similar world.
Filmed in London using striking visual effects, SHADOWS follows three young revolutionaries - Lee (Johnny Sachon), his girlfriend Jess (Holly Georgia), and his sister Scarlett (Katie Goldfinch) - as they concoct a strategy to impair the state's surveillance software.
However, their plans are discovered, and the trio must make a fateful stand against the totalitarian regime.
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SHADOWS succeeds in being a window into a possible future disturbingly far too close to becoming a reality.
To discover more about the production, visit the official website ShadowsUK.com.
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