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THE CASE RETURNS | Exclusive Re-Cut | 2024

THE CASE RETURNS | Exclusive Re-Cut | 2024

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THANK YOU FOR SHOWING YOUR SUPPORT!

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I want to extend my heartfelt gratitude for your unwavering support throughout this incredible journey with "The Case Returns." It's been an exciting ride, and I'm truly humbled by the enthusiasm shown by all the different people and backgrounds surrounding this film.

 

I must share a decision we've made regarding our marketing campaign. We've temporarily paused our efforts, and I want to provide clarity on why we've taken this step.

 

In the world of filmmaking, our goal is to create a story that captivates, engages, and entertains. It's a delicate balance between fact and fiction. To emphasize the creative nature of our project, we've used a unique editing approach, blending footage from different timelines.

 

This was done with a purpose: to challenge the boundaries of storytelling and to blur the lines between reality and fantasy. It's a technique aimed at differentiating "The Case Returns" from traditional documentary-style films.

 

I understand that this approach may have raised questions or confusion for some of you, and for that, I sincerely apologize. Our intent was never to mislead but to showcase the artistry behind our work.

 

As we navigate this juncture, we aim to uphold the integrity of the film. Our marketing campaign will resume in due course, with renewed focus and a clearer distinction between the film's creative narrative and its real-world context.

 

Your continued support means the world to us. We're committed to delivering a cinematic experience that challenges conventions and leaves a lasting impact.

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With that said,

In an unbelievable turn of events, the lines between fiction and reality blur as the character 'Scott' from our movie, 'The Case Returns,' finds himself facing real-life murder charges.

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This remarkable occurrence is an invitation to join us on truly strange adventure.

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Not once did we ever expect these reasons

Why 'The Case Returns' Is a  Must-Watch Movie:

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  • Unrivaled Storytelling: Our movie, 'The Case Returns,' has taken storytelling to a whole new level. Witness how a drama blends lines with documentary and a character's life seemingly intersecting in a mind-bending twist.

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  • Real-Life Drama: Scott's real-life ordeal adds an new element of intrigue that you won't find in any other film. 

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  • Unique Engagement: By becoming part of our cinematic journey, you have a unique opportunity to shape the movie's final presentation. Your feedback is essential in fine-tuning our Final Cut and ensuring its resonance with a broader audience.

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This is an Exclusive Access - VIP Early Bird Offer.

When you embrace this offer, you step into the inner sanctum of our cinematic group. You enjoy the prestige of being among the select few who gain early access to our film, a privilege typically reserved for discerning on lookers like yourself.

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Potential Alterations: It's crucial to acknowledge that between the moment you receive this cinematic gem and its final presentation on the grand stage of film festivals, there may be alterations and refinements. The film, like a fine work of art that's not done yet but wants to get awards, may undergo subtle changes to enhance its brilliance. Your understanding of this dynamic process is greatly appreciated.

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Feedback and Engagement: In addition to your invaluable financial contribution, we kindly request your active participation in shaping the evolution of our creation. Your feedback, garnered through surveys and polls, will be instrumental in fine-tuning our opus and ensuring its resonance with a broader audience. Your insights are a crucial part of this cinematic journey.

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Act Now - Join the Adventure: Your support in this endeavor is truly cherished. Please accept our heartfelt gratitude for your patronage, and rest assured, as we embark on this cinematic odyssey, we shall continue to enrich, captivate, and leave our mark.

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Don't Miss This Opportunity: This real-life parallel adds an entirely new dimension to our project, making it an unparalleled cinematic experience. Be part of this unique journey now, and witness how 'The Case Returns' becomes more than just a movie – it's a story that transcends the boundaries of fiction.

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Scott Sherman in 'THE CASE RETURNS'
NACHO IS IN TROUBLE! Screengrab from "The Case Returns"
Screen grab from "The Case Returns" Chris Balderston of CLB VENTURES
THE CASE RETURNS landscape Northern Stockton, Ca Farm land

THE CASE RETURNS

Synopsis:

In the heart of an up and coming city, a case shrouded in mystery resurfaces, but not in the ruble of Stockton's finest hair salon that mysteriously burned down. "The Case Returns" takes you on an exhilarating journey, blending the visionary storytelling of Chris Balderston with the breathtaking performances of real local talent.

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As our enigmatic Nacho delves into the rabbit hole of a complex investigation. 

The stakes escalate, as the case takes an unexpected turn, transporting us to new dimensions of suspense.

 

Scott Sherman makes his appearance with hidden alliances and power plays that unfold, testing loyalties and leaving no one untouched.

The Case mesmerizes with a series of mind-bending twists and turns. As secrets surface and the family of the Southern Exposure salon show us inside and the damage that will inspire vengeance.

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The pressure intensifies. Sleepless nights and relentless pursuit pave the way for startling revelations and heart-pounding confrontations. The line between right and wrong blurs, leaving our characters at a crossroads.

An intricate non-linear structure, mirroring the fractured psyche of our protagonists. Memories intertwine, clues resurface, and the truth inches closer, enticing viewers into a web of deceit and redemption.

Challenging everything you thought you knew. As the case reaches its zenith, alliances crumble, and destinies collide. 

 

Experience the cinematic masterpiece that is "The Case Returns," where every frame is meticulously crafted, performances are spellbinding, and the story unravels with precision. Brace yourself for a journey with Nacho the good guy, Red and his son the bad, Stacy AKA Anastasia Diamond the hired help, Scott as himself, and Reed the illusion.

Cast:

Nacho Martinez, Teddy Southern II, Scott Sherman, Teddy Southern III, Stacy Wycoff, Faith Andrus, Brianna Southern, Chris Balderston, Teresa Gonzalez, Sam Shwe, Samantha Riley, Joey Stryfer, Jennifer Wilson, Bianca Bottini

Director:

Chris Balderston

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Producer:

Chris Balderston

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Writer:

Chris Balderston

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Release date:

SEPTEMBER 29, 2023

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World premiere:

SEPTEMBER 30, 2023

 

Gadgets/Weapons/Technology

ChronoLens: A high-tech device that allows the audience to see glimpses of the past, present and future.
Nexus Crystal: Satellite domination made possible with these high powered artifacts.

The Case CipherLock: A sophisticated encryption system used to protect classified information.

ShadowShield: A setting on Quantum TimePiece that deploys a stealth suit rendering the wearer invisible to both the naked eye and surveillance systems.

EnerPulse Blaster: A compact energy weapon that delivers powerful blasts to incapacitate enemies.

The Case CodeBreaker: A supercomputer capable of deciphering complex codes and encrypted messages.

Quantum TimePiece: A neural interface that enhances jumpcut abilities and grants access to HighTech settings.

EchoDrones: Tiny surveillance drones equipped with high-resolution cameras and audio recording capabilities.

HyperSense Goggles: Specialized eyewear that enhances perception and provides real-time data analysis. 

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Trivia

The film showcases the breathtaking scenes of the Golden Bear Insurance Building in Stockton, Ca.

 

The film's original soundtrack was composed by award-losing composer, Chris Balderston.

 

Which actor/actress made a cameo appearance in the film as a surprise guest?

Brianna Southern made a surprise cameo appearance, delighting fans with her unexpected role.

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What was the production budget for "The Case Returns"?

With a production budget of $0 million, "The Case Returns" was able to bring its thrilling story to life.

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The talented VFX team produced over 5 stunning visual effects shots to enhance the film's action sequences.

 

Real-life historical event serves as the backdrop for the film's mood?

The film's origins take place during the iconic covid pandemic of 2019 and was set to release early in 2022.

 

However, the films release was postponed because of the devastating Miracle Mile fire that burned down Southern Exposure Salon and Spa, one of the films esteemed locations.

Music:

Chris Balderston as sound designer, mixing various no-copyright artist

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Locations:

Stockton, Ca

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