Christian Otjen, "Reeseville"

Christian Otjen, "Reeseville"

Premiere date: Nov 18, 2008

Reeseville is a character driven murder mystery, set in the rural midwest. David Meyers (Brad Hunt) returns to the small town in an attempt to silence the demons of his past. Shortly after his arrival, David's father, John Meyers (Cotter Smith) is found dead of an apparent suicide. Or is it? Buried secrets of the town begin to unfold as the coroner, Zeek Oakman (Mark Hamill) begins to suspect that the suicide was staged. The Sheriff, Jason Buchanan (Brian Wimmer) must work quickly to solve the crime and stem the tide of a rapidly growing obsession between David and Jason's sister Iris (Majandra Delfino). The outwardly peaceful appearance of Reeseville begins to unravel as the town's dark underbelly is exposed.

Biographies

Christian Otjen | Director/Writer

Christian Otjen is the writer and director of Reeseville. He also wrote and directed "Lady in the Box," a thriller, which enjoyed theatrical success in Milwaukee, and is currently being distributed worldwide. Christian also wrote, directed and produced "Frightened To Death" a feature length horror film that was distributed internationally. Christian Otjen started his film career at the University of Southern California (USC). Otjen formed Doomed Productions Ltd. in 1987 to produce Frightened to Death. He then followed up this success by writing and directing "Lady in the Box", which garnered interest on the festival circuit.