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In 1830s Manchester, a young mother must confront the malevolent presence of the mysterious ‘knocker upper’ to protect her family, amid the relentless struggles of urban cotton mill workers.


Best Short Screenplay, Los Angeles Film Festival; Top 10, Killer Shorts

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JoAnna de Castro as Elaine

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Milo Shearer as Lowell

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Aiden Allen as Simon

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Aria Surrec as Nettie

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Jane Osborn as Mrs. Andrews

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Clark Long as The Knocker

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Mark Coulter as Mill Worker

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Directors: Sara Caldwell, Walter Gorey

Writer: Sara Caldwell

Producers: Sara Caldwell, Katherine Bulovic, Walter Gorey

Director of Photography: Steven Mangurten

Production Designer: Katherine Bulovic

Editor: Evan Langston

Costume Designer: Dee Graham

Composer: Chris Wirsig

Casting Director: Chris Gilmore

Sound Designer: Trevor Hilton

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Filmed at the historic Harris House, Glendale, CA

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