When self-experimenter James (Michael McMillan) vanishes after trying a contraband CIA chemical called DMT-19, his former college friend, journalist Anne (Katia Winter) believes his mysterious disappearance could be linked to a cryptic short wave radio signal heard on James’ last recorded video message. Following a lead, Anne discovers the awful truth that DMT-19 is in fact a chemical catalyst that turns the human brain into a receiver so that entities from another dimension can come through. With the help of counter-culture writer Thomas Blackburn (Ted Levine), Anne then sets out to locate and destroy the source of the signal before the creatures can create more hosts to wear.
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In 1963 the US government really did experiment on people with chemical agents intended to induce mind control. The top-secret programme was called MK-Ultra, and resulted in the deaths of some 10,000 US citizens. Banshee Chapter takes this…
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