The Cutlass

Set in Trinidad, a weekend getaway turns to horror as a young woman finds herself in the grasp of a disturbed abductor.

Inspired by true events, The Cutlass is a dramatic thriller set in the tropical wilderness of Trinidad and tells the story of a young woman who falls into the grasp of a dangerous sociopath. She finds herself isolated and musters the courage to emotionally battle the unsettled mind of her abductor.



Best T&T Film: Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival 2016 | People’s Choice & Best Feature Film: Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival 2016 | Best Cinematography: Caribbean Tales Film Festival 2017


The Cutlass (2016)

Feature (97mins) Narrative Drama, Thriller


Trinidad and Tobago






Darisha Beresford


Lisa-Bel Hirschman, Arnold Goindhan, Kirk Baltz, Rebecca M. Foster, Michael De Souza, Gary Moore, Ruby Parris, Conrad Parris, Jonathan Agostini, Alister Edwards, Chris Paul Smith, Alexis Marie Chin, Nicholas Subero, Shevonne Metevier, Skye Foster

Darisha Beresford

Darisha Beresford

Trinidad and Tobago-born Darisha Beresford is the founder of Blue Basin Films and a director at Zaftik Studios in South Florida. She has won numerous awards for her Caribbean and American films, commercials and television series. Presently, she is working on writing and directing films that explores the Caribbean region.


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