The film 27 Down is an original mystery thriller. It follows the exploits of a Boston Police detective who gets embroiled in a tense hit-and-run investigation. The story takes place around Boston locations and in the fictional town of Canada, Maine. Writer/Director of the film, John Depew says, “The film uses a crossword puzzle as a metaphor for predicaments the characters must untangle in their lives. There are some twists and surprises in the story, with an important clue revealed."