Caravan is a cautionary tale set in the 90’s which follows a young family on a road-trip. As night falls the family pull in for a routine rest-stop where their caravan is invaded by a malevolent intruder.
The idea for the short was originally inspired by Nathan Lacey’s personal experiences of family road-trips and growing up in the 90s. Through the writing process Sarah Brims was inspired by the baby-sitter urban legend that was adapted into the feature film “When a Stranger Calls”. She wanted to see how a film like this could play out on the road and to see where that could lead the story and characters.
Thematically the film revolves around the anxieties of parenthood and the questions parents ask themselves when raising their kids. Caravan also focuses on not getting too caught up in life, enjoying the journey rather than focusing on the destination.