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Crisis Counselors

Synopsis A violent disturbance occurs at a residence and two crisis counselors are called to assess the situation. This, in an effort to decrease police involvement, has severe consequences as the crisis counselors find themselves in an absurdly dire circumstance.

Our Review

Sugar at what cost? Seriously Don, with a body under your feet and the killer with a knife in front of you, you still had the nerve to complain about her cookies? Brenda was doing an amazing job and almost got Karen on her side. It was hilarious when Don mentions less sugar in the cookie and we expect the film is taking a lighter note, but situation goes out of control and Karen goes on a killing spree. Though the plot was good, the transition between the humor tone to serious tone wasn't adequate.

On the whole film script, screenplay, dialogues, camera, direction, cinematography and acting are all commendable. Just the climax could have been better in our opinion.

Director Biography - Jose Vasilio Torres, Kevin Kimball

JV Torres is an award-winning audio-dramatist, creating the fiction podcast "The Rise of King Asilas" and has directed "The Beggar," which won "Best Indie Film" at the Multi Dimension Film Festival in 2021.


  • Jose Vasilio Torres Director "The Beggar"

  • Kevin Kimball Director "The Beggar"

  • Jose Vasilio Torres Writer "The Beggar:


  • Project Type: Short

  • Genres: Thriller, Horror

  • Runtime: 13 minutes 23 seconds

  • Completion Date: November 7, 2021

  • Production Budget: 1,000 USD

  • Country of Origin: United States

  • Country of Filming: United States

  • Film Color: Color

  • First-time Filmmaker: No

  • Student Project: No

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