The Paradise Syndrome

Michael Kratochvil

Feature film
Horror • Thriller

A journalist recovering from the trauma of a highly publicised terrorist abduction investigates a series of media suppressed deaths linked to a social media website.


In the pastoral town of Caulder’s Rest, Victoria, a smiling teenage girl DEE RYER (15) commits suicide on a popular social media website where users stream vlogs of their hypothetical last words. In Brooklyn, New York, a gritty online journalist JEN COOMBER (30) recovering from the trauma of a highly …

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About Michael Kratochvil

Michael Kratochvil is an award-winning Melbourne-based writer and director. A graduate of VCA School of Film & TV and an alumnus of Edinburgh International Film Festival Talent Lab and Film Victoria Catapult Lab, his short films have screened at multiple... View Michael Kratochvil's Bio

Michael Kratochvil, The Paradise Syndrome
Michael Kratochvil

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