Plagianos effectively combines various cinematic conventions and styles to create a distinct, colorful world that is at once familiar, yet unique.
The Illinois Times
Award Winning Digital Short
A mysterious businessman visits a small town with questionable intentions as he contemplates leaving his big city life behind. Starring SAG award winner Robert Clohessy ( Boardwalk Empire, Blue Bloods, Wolf of Wall Street ) and Sean Young ( Blade Runner, Ace Ventura, No Way Out). Directed by Elias Plagianos .
An outwardly wealthy businessman and a professional wrestler who's fallen on hard times find their fates colliding in an alternate universe New York City where an ancient conspiracy could prove the path to redemption. Their lives controlled by lust, greed, and envy, sharp-dressed Thomas Caine and bruised grappler Parker are drawn into a mysterious ritual that may provide them with the means of making a clean break from their troubled pasts - should they survive their arduous ordeal. A crime noir thriller with strong fantasy undertones, The Crimson Mask marks the feature directorial debut of Elias Plagianos, whose unique vision garnered 40 film festival awards from around the world.