A sheriff nearing retirement still blames himself for failing to prevent a brutal murder the previous year. Then a naked teenage boy covered in blood appears walks in to the sheriff’s station, carrying the knife used in that murder.
As the sheriff investigates, the bodies begin to pile up, dark secrets are uncovered, and he must confront his own demons as it becomes clear that something very sinister is unfolding.
‘Before sunrise the living will pay for the pain the dead [including Helen Reedy (Patty McCormack)] have suffered.’
Patrick Magee (Magee FX) and Saul Gallegos were responsible for creating the five stages of the deterioration of Helen Reedy .