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Revenge is just the beginning for her...
Sandy has stumbled onto a lair of torture and humiliation. She was abducted and brought to this pit of pain as the next intended victim... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)
Emily Haack ... Sandy
Scot Spookytooth ... Kevin
Shaun Snow ... Doug Anthony
John Specht ... Jerry Keller
Jeff Atwater ... Joe
Kimberly Pesek ... Beth
Jessie Seitz ... Liz (as Nos)
Brandi Nelson ... Tara
Jake Wallace ... The Little Boy
Robin Garrels ... The Nurse
Ben Salyers ... Mark
D.J. Vivona ... Chris

Directed by
Eric Stanze 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Ron Bonk  co-story idea
Eric Stanze 

Produced by
Elmar Berger .... associate producer
Ron Bonk .... executive producer
Patrice Carmona .... associate producer
Romuald Falleau .... associate producer
Eric Stanze .... executive producer
Jeremy Wallace .... producer
Original Music by
Gus Stevenson 
Film Editing by
Eric Stanze 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Robin Garrels .... assistant director
Brandi Nelson .... assistant director
Jeremy Wallace .... assistant director
Jim Wayer .... assistant director
Sound Department
David Moore .... location sound
Camera and Electrical Department
Jeff Atwater .... camera operator
Robin Garrels .... camera operator
Brandi Nelson .... camera operator
Eric Stanze .... camera operator
Jeremy Wallace .... camera operator
Jim Wayer .... camera operator
Jim Wayer .... lighting
Casting Department
William Clifton .... casting coordinator
Editorial Department
Jessie Seitz .... post-production assistant
Location Management
Tim Suomynona .... assistant location manager
Michael Wallace .... location manager
Music Department
Ven Rivoli .... composer: additional music
Other crew
Chris Belt .... production assistant

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Also Known As:
"I Spit on Your Corpse, I Piss on Your Grave" - USA (video title)
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71 min
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Was shot in only 8 days. Was banned in Germany.See more »
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84 out of 91 people found the following review useful.
Do they expect people to pay for this?, 29 December 2003
Author: imdb-2921 from Veenendaal, The Netherlands

What an awful, awful, awful movie. I tried *REALLY* hard to find something worth while in this and came up empty. I did enjoy the ending of the movie immensely, but that was only because it meant my suffering was over.

The story (which is *completely* irrelevant to the actual movie) is that some guy rapes and kills a woman on his brother's property. The guy goes to jail and because his brother tried to help him cover up the act he goes in for accessory to murder. He then escapes, meets up with his girlfriend and then introduces her to the 'gifts' he has stored in the basement, which is just a couple of people that somehow wronged him at his trial. He intends to kill them and her, so she tries to escape, struggles with and then subsequently kills the brother.

She's now home alone with 3 people that incidentally also wronged her in the past, so it's payback time.

At this point the movie has finally reached the part that people watching this movie paid for. Problem is it took almost 40 minutes to get there, and a *LOT* of those 40 minutes were spent watching long stupid scenes of nothing shot like your dad would film something with his handycam while walking. The background noise during this was a bunch of annoying buzzes and shreeks. Guess even soundtracks cost a lot of money these days.

The acting... It's a stretch to even call what they are doing 'acting', but for argument's sake let's do so. It's terrible. There's a scene where one of the 'actors' actually laughs when he's clearly supposed to be in pain. My guess is these 'actors', if they were even slightly serious about their acting career, pretty much blew it by signing on for this movie. If they had an agent, he should be shot (or worse, be forced to watch this movie).

There's a whole bunch of nudity in the movie, and while the main subject isn't exactly ugly, she probably won't become Miss Universe anytime soon. I think she's also the most tattoo-covered girl I've seen on film ever. There's a pretty explicit up-close and personal masturbation scene with her too, but that's about it. When she then does a similar thing with one of her captives, there's a striking lack of close-ups of the act. If anything would've been considered shocking (which is probably what the movie was intended to do) *THAT* would've been it.

Oh yeah, to keep some sort of story going, every so often they cut to black and white segments of her moaning on about why who did what. Aside from the fact that absolutely nobody cares about the story, this monotonous monologue is about as interesting as listening to someone reading entries out of the phone book.

If you have any plans at all to go watch this, PLEASE DON'T! If you wanted to see it for the shock-value, watch either "I Spit On Your Grave (1978)" or the less sexual "Broken" video by Nine Inch Nails front man Trent Reznor. And if you wanted to just see the naked girl, rent a porno. I can guarantee you it'll be more interesting, have a better story, makeup, lighting, acting and BUDGET, and give you a lot more value for your dollar.

0 out of 10. Avoid at all cost.

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