varying lengths of time but each packs a punch.
SHEPHERD is an episodic thriller that takes place in a parish of New Orleans. Fine cinematography adds to the grim nature of this production. The main character is a priest who’s questioning morality at many levels. He puts feet to his faith introducing many secondary characters along the way.
Father Joseph, played by Lance Nichols, is trying to protect his church from gangs, drugs and a former altar boy, played by Kelvin Harrison Jr., who is running both. Two nuns round out the primary cast, one is a cranky, over authoritied, black, senior sister and the other a white novice with more than church on her mind. We don’t get to know much about these folks due to the very brief they’re on screen; lots of opportunity for future seasons.
Action is the primary element in these fast paced, mini movies. Murder, mayhem, subterfuge, social commentary and unfortunately some political snark found its way into these brief chapters. As I mentioned in my title, there’s only 4 of them, but they’re intriguing, realistic and worthy of another season or many🍿
May Action & Adventure, Thrill & Chills 2021 #7