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The Attic Expeditions (2001)

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Trevor is a young man who has been sentenced to a long stay in a mental hospital after brutally killing his girlfriend. However, the longer Trevor is in stir, the more he wonders if the ... See full summary »

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Trevor Blackburn
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Douglas
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Dr. Ek
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Dr. Thalama
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Dr. Coffee
Beth Bates ...
Faith
Shannon Hart Cleary ...
Amy
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Samuel Leventhal
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Ronald
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Nurse
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Liz
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Doctor 1
Andrew Ggem ...
Doctor 2
Cutter Cutshaw ...
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Trevor is a young man who has been sentenced to a long stay in a mental hospital after brutally killing his girlfriend. However, the longer Trevor is in stir, the more he wonders if the murder ever really happened, or if it's all just a horrible fantasy implanted in his brain by Dr. Ek, the sinister director of the asylum. Written by Schleppy

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His search for peace of mind... will leave his mind in pieces. See more »


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Rated R for strong sexual content, horror violence/gore, language and drug use | See all certifications »
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19 April 2002 (USA)  »

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Horror in the Attic  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Kasten and editor Barbara Kaplan edited the film for six months on an Avid digital editing system. The Avid was rented on a deferred payment basis based on Kasten's day job relationships in post-production. See more »

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Near the end when Trevor and Faith are making love, you can see the actor is wearing a flesh-tone g-string. As they are sitting and talking in the follow scene, you can see the "string" part on his hips. See more »

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Douglas: No one that you ever knew, or loved, or who loved you, or anyone who was ever anything to you that made you think that they might be as real as you are, ever proved that all six billion of the rest of us aren't all in it together against you.
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Intellectually Frightening
6 November 2001 | by (Madison, WI) – See all my reviews

The Attic Expeditions is filled with symbolism and hidden meanings. Each backdrop, costume, and film angle enhances the story-line of this rich film. It has a taste of everything from a slasher's gore to a drama's character conflict, all wrapped up in a web of instability and confusion that would make Hitchcock proud. From the moment the film started to its final scene, The Attic Expeditions had my rapt attention. I still see its scenes playing back in my mind as I try to wrap my thoughts around the plot. Finally, a horror movie in the classic tradition of unsettling fear that stays with you for months after you see the film. I can't wait to see it again.


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