ABANDONED is an intense, gripping thriller set in a small recession hit, working-class town. A three-year old boy goes missing and the tight knit community mobilizes, frantically searching the wilderness for answers. Enter a local prosecutor (played by Jeremy Piven) who is haunted by a mysterious past who goes after Ethan (Thomas Dekker) the young, troubled twenty-something father of the child. The local townspeople become divided and tormented as the horrific story plays out and accusations begin to fly. An absorbing and engrossing tragic tale.
Director: Gaby Dellal
Writer: Catherine Trieschmann based on the Book Angels Crest by Leslie Schwartz
Producers: Shirley Vercruysse, Leslie Cowan
Cast: Thomas Dekker, Elizabeth McGovern, Jeremy Piven, Mira Sorvino, Lynn Collins, Joseph Morgan, Kate Walsh
Nominated: Best feature film, 2012 PRISM awards