The Curious Case of the Inheritance
2023 | Narrative Short | 23 Minutes
When the last remaining relatives of a billionaire philanthropist gather for his will reading, it soon transpires that only one of them can win the massive family fortune. Thrust into a riddle-filled game night, with just an hour to solve cryptic clues, everyone quickly resorts to desperate measures. But with each family member seemingly hiding secrets of their own, it appears an even bigger mystery is waiting to be solved. 
A dark comedy set in 1950s London, The Curious Case of the Inheritance pays homage to classic detective noir films and Agatha Christie’s novels.
Written & Directed by Courtney Hopkins
Produced by Lydia Anderson & Courtney Hopkins
Cinematography by Andrew Thomas
Edited by Alison Grasso

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