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Cradle of Fear (2001)

Video  -  Horror  -  4 July 2001 (UK)
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A gruesome homage to the cult Amicus anthology Asylum, Cradle of Fear unfolds four screamplays all linked by the unspeakable need of an incarcerated child killer to wreak vengeance on those... See full summary »

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Dani Filth ...
The Man
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Mel (as Emily Bouffante)
Stuart Laing ...
Richard
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Inspector Neilson
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Natalie
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Sophie
Louie Brownsell ...
Nick
David McEwen ...
Kemper
Willie Evans ...
The Short Man
Emma Rice ...
Emma
Melissa Forti ...
Nikki
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The Old Man
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Chief Inspector Roper
Sara Kunz ...
Dr. Ross (as Sarah Kunz)
Mark Rathbone ...
Pringle (as Mark Rossi)
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A gruesome homage to the cult Amicus anthology Asylum, Cradle of Fear unfolds four screamplays all linked by the unspeakable need of an incarcerated child killer to wreak vengeance on those responsible for his imprisonment. Helped by deranged angel Dani Filth, who leaves a trail of charnel house death in his crimson wake, the cannibal convict forces two Goth vamps to endure a one night stand from hell, two tough female robbers to see through each other, an obscenely rich coke-head to chop up more than a few lines and an internet surfer to descend into madness when he uncovers the ultimate web depravity. Written by Anonymous

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It's Not If They Die... It's How

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The doctor that Nick visits is Dr. H. West, a probable reference to H.P. Lovecraft's "Herbert West-Reanimator." H.P. Lovecraft was also responsible for writing other Gothic works such as Call of Cthulhu which were inspirations to Cradle of Filth. See more »

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Near the beginning of the film, when the photographer is taking pictures of Melissa and Nikki's corpses, Melissa's eyes are open. But, in the scene where Melissa stabs herself, she dies with her eyes closed. See more »

Quotes

Chief Inspector Roper: Sit down Pete. We got the lab results back, you're not gonna like it. The finger-print on the medalion is Kemper's.
Detective Neilson: You're having a fucking laugh aren't you sir?
Chief Inspector Roper: I wish I was Pete. But the results are one hundred percent positive, it's Kemper's.
Detective Neilson: Bollocks.
Chief Inspector Roper: I've spoken to Dr Ross at the hospital...
Detective Neilson: Dr Ross is a stupid cunt, sir. Don't listen to her.
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At the Gates of Midian
Performed by Cradle of Filth
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Splatter/Horror lacking coherence
22 November 2002 | by (Stockholm, Sweden) – See all my reviews

The directors cut version, which was the one I saw, was very long for this type of movie. Almost two hours is way too long. If you have the choice, definitely go for the non-directors cut.

The main plot is almost not taken up at all, the movie consists to the main part of several murder scenes, which are connected but the feeling is that they're only shown in order to fill the movie with splatterish violence. The connection is not revealed until the latter part and the lack of context bored me out long before I was there.

As a horror movie it doesn't work. You never get the required feel for the characters due to mediocre acting and the general disposition (character is presented, 15 minutes later character is dead). This pictures strong side lies in the splatter part.


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