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Evil roams the woods of Ireland...
Plot:
Two American tourists on a romantic camping trip are brutally murdered. A few days later, during the ancient festival of Samhain... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)

Bobbie Phillips ... Karen Douglas

Howard Rosenstein ... Paul

Ginger Lynn ... Pandora (as Ginger Lynn Allen)
Chasey Lain ... Amy
Taylor Hayes ... The Breeder

Jenna Jameson ... Jenny

Richard Grieco ... Mark
Brandi-Ann Milbradt ... Shae
Lael Stellick ... The Shape

Phil Price ... Steve

Neil Napier ... Jim
Heidi Hawkins ... Tara

Gillian Leigh ... Barbara
Simon Peacock ... Gary
Alex Chisholm ... Shape #2 (scenes deleted)

Robert Higden ... Sawney Bean
Alana Dash ... Jamie
Dan Noseworthy ... Jean-Luc Myers
J.J. Carle ... Sawney's Son
Eric Cooke ... Rich Traveller
Natalia Ctchekotikhina ... Rich Traveller's Wife
Victoria Reuter ... Ma Bean
Fanny Labbe ... Sawney's Daughter

Directed by
Christian Viel 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
William R. Mariani  story
Christian Viel  story and screenplay

Produced by
Domenic Ambrosio .... executive producer
Carmelo Caruana .... producer
Peter Emerson .... executive producer
Dawne Everett .... executive producer
Dawne Everett .... producer
Prentiss Holman .... associate producer
Nick Marciano .... associate producer
William R. Mariani .... executive producer
William R. Mariani .... producer
Hugo Trottier .... line producer
 
Original Music by
Alex Khaskin 
 
Cinematography by
Dan Goyens  (as Daniel Goyens)
 
Film Editing by
Jason PJ Deschamps  (as J Deschamps)
Christian Viel 
 
Casting by
Melanie Sara 
 
Art Direction by
Kevin Grant 
 
Costume Design by
Olga Studlik 
 
Makeup Department
C.J. Goldman .... special makeup effects artist
Jessica Heeren .... assistant hair stylist (as Jessica Hereen)
Jessica Heeren .... assistant makeup artist (as Jessica Hereen)
Laurie Jackson .... key hair stylist
Laurie Jackson .... key makeup artist
Adrien Morot .... special makeup effects supervisor
George Tucci .... special makeup effects artist
 
Production Management
William R. Mariani .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Benoît Hamel .... first assistant director
Jean-Pierre Menard .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Jean-François Dasylva-LaRue .... carpenter (as Jean-Francois DaSylva)
Yves Fontigny .... property master
Yves Fontigny .... set dresser
Bruno Gagliardi .... carpenter
Kevin Grant .... set dresser
Eric Mealing .... construction foreman
Yohan Salvail .... carpenter
 
Sound Department
Jean-Marin Basley .... boom operator
John Bolanaks .... dialogue editor (as John Bolanakis)
John Bolanaks .... foley artist (as John Bolanakis)
Marco Fania .... boom operator
Michel Grzelak .... sound effects editor
Michel Grzelak .... sound re-recordist
Ismael .... sound mixer
Pierre Michaud .... sound supervisor
Dimitri Médard .... sound mixer
Christopher Piggins .... foley editor (as Chris Piggins)
Karym Ronda .... boom operator
Ron Woo .... foley recordist
 
Special Effects by
Marc Reichel .... special effects technician
Ryan Storm .... special effects artist
 
Stunts
Allan Yuk-lun Chou .... stunt coordinator (as Alan Chou)
Ben Gauthier .... stunt coordinator (as Benoit Gauthier)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Patrick Bernier .... camera operator
Mario Bissonnette .... dolly grip (as Mario Bissonette)
Mario Bissonnette .... key grip (as Mario Bissonette)
Yvan Bourdages .... Steadicam operator
Stéphane Caron .... first assistant camera
André Chabot .... best boy grip (as Andre Chabot)
Maurizio Ciacciarelli .... still photographer
Simon Corneau .... grip
Daniel Dallaire .... gaffer (as Dan Dallaire)
Jean-François Dasylva-LaRue .... electrician (as Jean-Francois DaSylva)
Audrey David .... second assistant camera trainee
Alexis De Plater .... best boy
David Dollé .... key grip
Jean-François Fontaine .... camera operator
Jean-François Fontaine .... focus puller
Maryse Frigon .... first assistant camera
Bruno Gagiardi .... electrician
Dan Goyens .... camera operator (as Daniel Goyens)
Brent Marrale .... gaffer
Frederic Pesant .... grip
Christian Viel .... camera operator (as Cristian Viel)
 
Animation Department
Dave Desjardins .... animator
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Natalia Ctchekotikhina .... assistant to costume designer
 
Editorial Department
Jason PJ Deschamps .... editing consultant (as J. Deschamps)
Tom Strnad .... additional editor
Motassem Younes .... online editor (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Renan Moguel .... office driver (as Renan 'Rayster' Moguel)
Poncho .... driver: cast
Dany Zarifeh .... driver: cast
 
Other crew
Jeff Boisvert .... production assistant
Vincent Brabant .... production assistant
Patrick Casavant .... production assistant
Maxime Dufort .... production assistant
Daniel DuSablon .... production assistant
Rene Forbes .... production assistant
Caroline Isabelle .... script supervisor (as Caroline Isabelle Bedard)
Caroline Joyner .... unit publicist
Elana Klein .... production assistant
Lina Poirier .... craft service
Steven Tamas .... production accountant
Nicholas Taylor .... production assistant
Ian Vanderwall .... production assistant
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Rated R for strong violence and gore, sexuality and language
Runtime:
78 min | 91 min (uncut)
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Canada:14A (Ontario) | Germany:18 | UK:18 (cut) | USA:R
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Trivia:
The scene where Shape #2 attacks Barbara after she took her shower was mostly cut out. The only thing that made it into the film was his hands grabbing her feet from under the bed.See more »
Goofs:
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): Karen Douglas despite being a teacher in Celtic studies (pronounced 'keltic') uses the pronunciation with the soft-c or 's'-sound.See more »
Quotes:
Paul:[upon hearing that Gary is a clairvoyant] "So, Gary, what do you see for us: Fortune? Great careers? Marriage, maybe?
Gary:DEATH!
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Movie Connections:
References Scream (1996)See more »

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Is there a longer version available on DVD?
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7 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
If You Can't Say Something Nice..., 14 May 2006
Author: Sandoz from United States

Rented a batch of films from Blockbuster last night, and this was the first one I watched (it was late on a Saturday night, wanted a "horror film fix")...

Wow, this was awful, almost embarrassingly so... Stupid slasher-type story I really thought films like Scream had put an end to; amateur actors delivering clichéd' and insipid dialogue that is hard to believe was actually typed and read off a page; and gore scenes that are nothing to get excited about (especially when occurring in a film this poorly scripted).

But I've always believed no film is 100% percent totally worthless. Here's the few good things I can say about this mess:

#1 Bobbie Phillips: love this actress. She's the only member of the cast who displays any acting talent whatsoever. The only reason I took a chance on renting this is because her name was on the front cover. She acquits her presence in this dreck with professionalism, even though she looks bemused at times that she's acting in such a moronic story.

#2 Unintentional Hilarity: This is the kind of film I can remember seeing back when there were still grind house theaters around the country and they used to include crap like this as the third movie on a triple-bill with some prestige thriller movie that was finally making it's way to the hinterlands. Unfortunately, in this direct-to-video age, most viewers have to endure these turkeys alone now without the communal experience of being part of an audience jeering and throwing stuff at the screen because the film is so terrible. Which leads to--

#3 Porn Stars Trying To Act!: Mostly on hand because the producers don't need to cajole or plead with them to disrobe for extended sex scenes, but this trade-off usually means they actually get to speak some lines that are supposed to advance a story (other than "ooh yeah baby", or "harder!"). And, proudly, they all deliver expertly at looking foolish when trying to act. I'd almost exclude Ginger Lynn Allen from this group if her character wasn't supposed to be an Irish mom and she's actually attempting at times to do an accent, which just keeps the smiles coming.

It's nice to look for the positive in all experiences, and that's what I took from this cesspool a.k.a "Evil Breed"

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