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Writer (WGA):
Jon Bokenkamp (written by)
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Plot:
Preston Tylk is an ordinary guy living in Seattle. When he discovers that his wife, Emily, whom he adores, is having an affair, he is devastated. Storming out of the house, he returns later only to find her brutally murdered. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)

Luke Wilson ... Preston Tylk

Norman Reedus ... Jonathan Casey

Dennis Farina ... Dick Muller

Mili Avital ... Emily Tylk

Vincent Kartheiser ... Dillon
Tom Kelly ... Randy

T.J. Thyne ... Art Casey
Scott Nath ... Student
Clifford Fetters ... Wally (as Cliff Fetters)
Casi Nicole Wilkerson ... Paramedic
Lyssa Orchid ... Neighbor
Jonah Rodriguez ... Police Officer

Andrew Wilson ... Police Officer
Greg Michaels ... Police Officer
Jonathan Kedj ... Police Officer

Tony Doupe ... Police Officer
Ken Ballenger ... Police Officer
Jessica Sullivan ... Tied-up Woman
Jim Freedom ... Tied-up Man
Larry Boothby ... Truck Driver
Bill Higham ... Dr. Laskey
Lance Orchid ... Chef

Directed by
Jon Bokenkamp 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Jon Bokenkamp (written by)

Produced by
Marty Cohen .... co-producer
Roni Eguia Menendez .... producer (as Roni Eguia)
James Frey .... producer
Daniel Glasser .... producer (as Dan Glasser)
David Glasser .... associate producer (as David C. Glasser)
Randi Hiller .... associate producer
Lisa Hope .... co-producer
Lisa Hope .... line producer
P. Kevin Morris .... executive producer (as Kevin Morris)
Chris Roberts .... associate producer
Adam M. Stone .... associate producer (as Adam Stone)
Brian Sullivan .... executive producer
Estes Shane Whalen .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Kurt Kuenne 
 
Cinematography by
Joey Forsyte 
 
Film Editing by
Ann Trulove 
 
Casting by
Randi Hiller 
 
Production Design by
Chris Eguia 
 
Art Direction by
Dave Percas 
 
Set Decoration by
Ingrid Sisson-Dooley  (as Ingrid Sison-Dooley)
 
Costume Design by
Enid Harris 
 
Makeup Department
Vedra Murray-Solomon .... makeup intern
Julea Sorrels .... makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Aime Graham .... second second assistant director
Rob Lundsgaard .... first assistant director: second unit
Rob Lundsgaard .... second assistant director
Brad Martin .... second unit director
Brad Martin .... director: second unit
Chris Roberts .... assistant director
Paul Tennis .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Becky Barron .... swing gang
Jennifer Newton .... swing gang
Monica Wynveldt .... property master
 
Sound Department
Dicken Berglund .... adr mixer
Kenneth R. Burton .... sound re-recording mixer (as Ken Burton)
Cary Butler .... foley artist
Brian Callahan .... additional adr
John Edwards-Younger .... sound effects editor
Jason Fawcett .... boom operator
John Green .... dialogue editor
Sonya Henry .... dialogue editor
Mark Kaim .... recordist
Dave Lessel .... adr engineer
Andre Perreault .... sound re-recording mixer
Dale W. Perry .... foley artist (as Dale Perry)
Andy Potvin .... sound consultant: Dolby
Elanor Rimassa .... sound mixer
Jeff Rosen .... supervising sound editor
Frank Smathers .... sound effects editor (as Frank Smothers)
 
Special Effects by
Russell Thornton .... special effects coordinator
 
Stunts
Shane T. Anderson .... stunts
Gary Edelman .... stunts
David Leitch .... stunts
Brad Martin .... stunt coordinator
Ron Otis .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Michael Baird .... operator: 24 frame
Robert Beaumont .... key grip (as Bob Beaumont)
Angela Bernardoni .... camera intern
David Chameides .... steadicam operator (as Dave Chameides)
Steve Crosland .... first assistant camera: second unit (as Steven Crosland)
Michael J. Fowler .... operator: 24 frame (as Michael Fowler)
Stephen Franklin .... first assistant camera
Krist Hager .... gaffer
Willy Hewson .... dolly grip
Leanne Ikeda .... camera intern
Kurt Kuenne .... stills
Christian Loubek .... director of photography: second unit
Albert Malvaez .... first assistant camera
Cullen Newberry .... grip (as Collen Newberry)
Charles Papert .... steadicam operator (as Charles Paperts)
Jordan Parhad .... electrician
Shannon Rahn .... second assistant camera
Somsy Vejsiri .... best boy electric
Kim Whaley .... loader
Jesse Wine .... electrician
Norbert F. Quiban .... lamp operator (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Courtney Gross .... casting associate
Estes Shane Whalen .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Townsend Cannon .... wardrobe supervisor
Rachel L. Medina .... wardrobe assistant (as Rachel Medina)
Síla ÓGrádaigh .... wardrobe assistant (as Sila O'Gradaigh)
 
Editorial Department
Dan Brazelton .... assistant editor (as Daniel Brazelton)
Ginny Parillo .... negative cutter (as Ginny Parrillo)
Alain J. Romi .... assistant editor (as Alain Romi)
 
Music Department
Marc Dauer .... composer: additional music
Melanie Dimmick .... musician contractor
Damon Intrabartolo .... conductor
Kurt Kuenne .... music editor
Kurt Kuenne .... orchestrator
Gabriel Mann .... musician: vocal solos
Wes Nagy .... musician: synthesizer overdubs (as Wesley Nagy)
Michael Stern .... music engineer (as Mick Stern)
Casey Stone .... music engineer
Casey Stone .... music scoring mixer
Walt Vincent .... music engineer (as R. Walt Vincent)
Pete Yorn .... composer: additional music (as Peter Yorn)
Matthew Barry .... music editor: temp music (uncredited)
Deborah Vukovitz .... musician: violin (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Keith Dosher .... transportation coordinator
Virgil S. Dosher .... transportation captain (as Virgil Dosher)
David J. Guppy .... driver (as Dave Guppy)
Chuck Howard .... driver
Ronnie King .... driver (as Ron King)
Glen Walker .... driver
 
Other crew
Michael Allison .... location manager
Kevin Anderson .... production coordinator
Shane T. Anderson .... fire safety (as Shane Anderson)
Pamela Bender .... intern
Raphael Carlo .... stand-in
Rob Casey .... additional location scout
Dan Cooley .... intern
Mandy Eguia .... intern (as Amanda Eguia)
Norris Fox .... set production assistant (as Norris 'Handsome' Fox)
Norris Fox .... stand-in (as Norris 'Handsome' Fox)
Michelle Gochoco .... assistant production coordinator (as Michelle Gochoco-McQuisten)
David Gonzales .... location assistant
James Harrop .... intern
Brittany Klaus .... intern
Ann Marino .... set production assistant
Kathleen McInnis .... unit publicist
Bill McQuaid .... set production assistant
Heather Murphy .... additional location scout
Marko Ogland .... script supervisor (as Marko Johan Ogland)
Aziza S. Petrou .... intern
Michelle Pleny .... intern
Jasmine Riley .... production office assistant
Heather Seedorf .... location manager
George Shockley .... set production assistant
Scott Stephens .... craft service
Meghan Struxness .... set production assistant
Estes Shane Whalen .... key set production assistant
Stacey Wilson .... craft service
 
Thanks
Jane Barthleme .... thanks
Mary Biechler .... thanks
Gregg Hayden Bilson II .... thanks (as Greg Bilson Jr.)
Gregg H. Bilson .... thanks (as Greg Bilson)
Kathy Bokenkamp .... special thanks
Sue Bokenkamp .... special thanks
Thomas J. Bornkamp .... special thanks (as Tom Bokenkamp)
Tracy Brennan .... special thanks (as Tracey Brennan)
Howell Caldwell .... thanks
Mark Canton .... thanks
Tucker Carney .... thanks
Carter Cohn .... special thanks
Craig Coleman .... special thanks (as Craig 'Superchump' Coleman)
Molly Coleman .... special thanks
Willy Daigle .... thanks
John Walker Davies .... thanks
Anna DeRoy .... thanks
Dennis Dion .... thanks
Fred Dryer .... thanks (as Sergeant Fred Dryer)
Ken Du Charme .... thanks
Chris Eguia .... special thanks
Tony Eguia .... special thanks (as Toni Eguia)
Vicky Eguia .... thanks
Linda Elliot .... thanks
Kristina Erickson .... special thanks
Darell Fazekas .... thanks
Nancy Forester .... thanks
Bela Frey .... special thanks (as Bella Frey)
Cassius Frey .... in loving memory of
Laura Frey .... thanks
Lynne Frey .... special thanks
Preacher Frey .... special thanks
Anna Geddes .... special thanks (as Anne Geddes)
Jim Glasser .... special thanks
Louise Glasser .... special thanks
Ed Goldstone .... special thanks
Jeffrey Graup .... special thanks (as Jeff Graup)
Amy Guenther .... special thanks (as Amy Gunther)
Zahir Herz .... thanks
Elnera Hodges .... thanks
Orlin Hodges .... thanks
Veltry Johnson .... thanks
Nathan Kahane .... thanks
Joan Kalhorn .... thanks
Aaron Karejwa .... thanks
Armin Keen .... thanks
Susy Kellett .... special thanks
Audrey Kelly .... thanks
Matt Kenagy .... thanks
Courtney Kivowitz .... special thanks
Jana Kluger .... thanks
David L. Krebs .... thanks
David Krintzman .... special thanks
Scott Kyorsvik .... thanks
Leslie Layson .... thanks
Doug MacLaren .... special thanks
Ken Madalin .... thanks
Noelle McGrath .... thanks
Kathleen McInnis .... thanks
Deidra Miller .... thanks
Lisa Mucci .... thanks
Ross Mueller .... thanks (as Sergeant Ross Mueller)
Dennis Musga .... thanks
Sandy Orkin .... thanks
Conrad E. Palmisano .... thanks (as Conrad Palmesano)
Jerry Perez .... thanks
Charles Raggio .... thanks
Maya Rao .... thanks
Jim Rice .... thanks
Monte Robison .... thanks
Michael Rotgin .... special thanks
Cathy Sander .... special thanks
Brian Schaefer .... thanks
Romy Schneider .... thanks
Jeff Shumway .... special thanks
Monika Skerbelis .... thanks
Sara Stimac .... thanks
Nick Styne .... special thanks
Ben Sulzer .... thanks
Carolyn Susman .... thanks
Molly Susman .... thanks
Chris Svobota .... thanks
Dennis Thaut .... thanks
Maureen Trainotti .... thanks
Amber Trzinski .... thanks
Kevin Yorn .... special thanks
Joel Youngerman .... thanks (as Joel Yunngerman)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Preston Tylk" - USA (original title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for violence and language
Runtime:
93 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Certification:
Germany:16 (video premiere) | Iceland:16 | Netherlands:12 | Netherlands:16 (video rating) | USA:R

Did You Know?

Quotes:
Jonathan Casey:If I have to take away everything that matters to you, I swear to God I will break you. Then I'm gonna kill you.See more »
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Disappointing., 25 August 2013
Author: coachjacki from Australia

I thought this was going to be an OK movie but it didn't live up to it's early promise (or it's tag lines) and ended up being a very boring movie.

It's got one or two OK chase scenes & a bit of drama but there's not much else going on. The lead actor is a large part of the problem (he's barely there, maybe he was on tranqulisers or something to help him cope with this abysmal script) and the musical score is another problem. If you're trying to create an edgy thriller why on earth would you use music that would be more suitable for some mediocre schmaltzy sugary Hallmark tragic romance flick. That horrible "angelic choir" music completely destroyed any atmosphere this thinly drawn tale might have dredged up. But even with decent sound I don't think this would have been a whole lot better.

There's no mystery, no suspense and no thrills. The actor playing Johnathon did an OK job with what he had, which wasn't a lot. He was convincing at least. The PI was a stereotype. And there was some weird touchy feely stuff between the main dude and the PI that didn't really belong.

After the first interesting 20 mins the pacing drops to an excruciatingly slow amble and becomes much more of a drama than a thriller. I am not a big fan of drama - unless it's EXCEPTIONAL and deals with important stuff - which this isn't and doesn't'.

The ending just drags on forever with no particular purpose. In fact, it felt like they filmed half a dozen alternative "endings" but the director couldn't decide which one to use so he threw them all in. The final final ending was particularly boring and nonsensical. I also knew "whodunnit" pretty early on. There was no surprises for me. The only bright spot was the kid who played Dillon.

BUT I have given it 4 points because it's actually better than a lot of the mediocre stuff around - and that's not really saying much. I think it had an interesting story even if it wasn't portrayed well. I'd love to have seen what a more innovative & confident director with some decent actors could have made of it.

I can't say this is a great movie, not even sure it qualifies as "good" but it has it's OK points and it isn't a disaster. I didn't even fast forward any of it so that shows it at least held my interest (except maybe the end(s) when I started shuffling papers etc while it tried to find a point to finish on).

I DO think it's an excellent choice for say, a guy who wants a night in watching movies with his girlfriend (or vice versa) and can't work out whether to get a chick flick or a boys action/adventure/thriller movie. This will cover both of you, albeit in a not entirely satisfactory way. But if she likes sob-movies she'll probably like it. You can just watch the chase scenes and even score brownie points for offering to make drinks during the slow bits. :D (PS But not if she's a chick like me. In which case you'd be better off renting Suspiria or Ils)!!)

Not for serious fans of the genre or movie buffs but OK for a slow night/rainy afternoon popcorn fodder.

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