A taut reinvention of vampire lore, Shadowland opens in modern
day North America, where construction workers uncover an old
stone cross and what appears to be a wooden stake. They remove
the stake from the ground, allowing Laura (Caitlin McIntosh), a
slumbering vampire, to revive and rise from the earth. Beaten
and weak, Laura is unable to speak, remember who she is, or even
the fact that she is a vampire!
As Laura attempts to make sense of the strange new world around her,
she begins to remember not only an idyllic human life in 1897 but the
handsome Lazarus (Carlos Antonio León), a mysterious lover who
may not have had her best interests in mind. Soon Julian
(Jason Contini), a world-weary vampire hunter employed by the church,
begins tracking Laura, but as he closes in for the kill he learns
that things are not what they seem.
An ambitious, award-winning indie feature, Shadowland relies on
character, tension, and a series of reveals to tell the tragic story
of an anti-heroine.