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Two troubled adolescents chronicle the events that ultimately lead up to a terrifying assault on their school.

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Andre Kriegman
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Rachel Lurie
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Storyline

High school friends Andre Kriegman and Cal Gabriel declare war on their classmates and plan a terrifying assault on their high school. As they begin the deadly countdown to their final act of revenge, the two start a video diary to explain their feelings and chronicle their mission. Written by Famous Coachman

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Two kids. One School. See more »

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23 January 2004 (Finland)  »

Also Known As:

Día cero  »

Box Office

Budget:

$20,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,499 (USA) (5 September 2003)

Gross:

$7,221 (USA) (12 September 2003)
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(Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Like Andre, real life Columbine Massacre assailant Eric Harris worked in a pizza parlor, as did other Columbine assailant Dylan Klebold. And like Calvin, Dylan Klebold attended the school prom just prior to the massacre. See more »

Goofs

In the scene dated July 31, 2000, Cal is shown going to the orthodontist to have his bottom braces removed. However, in the first scene, dated June 23, 2000, you can clearly see that Cal's bottom teeth have no braces when he moves in to speak into the camera. See more »

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Andre Kriegman: Ready?
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References The Birds (1963) See more »

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26 January 2007 | by See all my reviews

(Being on the basis of my understanding that this is based on the columbine "events") this is one of those "touchy" subjects, I would imagine there is some sort of debate on whether or not something like this should be made. I believe everyone has a right to do what they want with art, to a degree, my only issue with the movie it that it could be viewed for the wrong reasons, But it also may answer some questions for people interested in these kind of situations, and the moments leading up to them. I guess it's no differen't than an episode of "american justice" as far as getting into the minds of the troubled. But for what it's worth as a film, it did it's job of portraying the moment leading up to something so tragic


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