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A naked teenage boy covered in blood appears at a remote sheriff's station one year after the brutal unsolved murder of a local girl. Now Sheriff Jack Shepherd, guilt ridden over the girl's... See full summary »

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A naked teenage boy covered in blood appears at a remote sheriff's station one year after the brutal unsolved murder of a local girl. Now Sheriff Jack Shepherd, guilt ridden over the girl's murder, must confront his own demons as he desperately searches for the boy's true identity and possible victims. Little does Jack realize that he has started down a path that will bring him face to face with an unthinkable horror. Before sunrise the living will pay for the pain the dead have suffered. Written by Deco Filmworks

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Rated R for strong violence and gore, nudity and some language | See all certifications »

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The sheriff carries a Ruger Mini-14 rifle throughout the film, however there is never a magazine in the weapon. Though Ruger does make a version of the rifle with a fixed internal magazine, you can clearly see the open magazine well in a few shots; he's carrying an empty weapon. See more »

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Detective Russell: Mark's dead, they found him in his patrol car this morning.
Stuart Dempsey: Oh my God, what happened?
Detective Russell: You remember that little junkie, Curtis Weaver?
Stuart Dempsey: He was a dealer...yeah...what's that got to do with anything?
Detective Russell: That's what I was hoping you could tell me.
Stuart Dempsey: Look, the only person who knows for sure what happened to Curtis, is Curtis, and he's dead.
Detective Russell: And that would be a problem.
Stuart Dempsey: And how is that my problem?
Detective Russell: Stuart, they've come to clear the books, they've come to make things right once and for all.
Stuart Dempsey: Who?
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No One Leaves
Written by Nicole Hughes, Jeff Dalziel and Steve London
Performed by Scratching Post
Produced by Jeff Dalziel
Co-produced by Nicole Hughes
Courtesy of Sony/ATV Music and Raglan Road Music Publishing
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Bring on the bloody boy
29 July 2004 | by (Toronto) – See all my reviews

While in Montreal, I took in Shallow Ground as part of the Fantasia Film Festival. I thought it was awesome - great direction, creepy score/sound-track, believable performances and enough of the jolts and twists that I expect in a horror flick to keep me on edge throughout. This is a horror film after all. When I see a horror flick I want to gasp out loud, feel my heart pound and, a sure sign of success, have to sleep with the lights on for a day or 2 afterwards. I am not looking for an Oscar worthy piece of cinema, I want to be freaked out. Done and done. When I found out more regarding how the film was made I was even more impressed. If this is what the film makers can do with a shoe-string of a budget, I say bring on the big bucks for their next picture!


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