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A maniac with a suitcase full of razorblades unleashes a super human killer upon a group of kids in a small Alabama town. They must take up arms with a insane Chili enthusiast if they want to survive. | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)
Lindley Praytor ... Claire (as Lindley Evans)

Tiffany Shepis ... Candice
Forrest Pitts ... Mark
Will Akers ... Robert
Matt Lero ... Tim

Brandon Carroll ... Devin
Tom Towles ... Uncle Johnny

Bill Moseley ... Mr. Suitcase

Jeff Dylan Graham ... Ben

L.C. Holt ... Anthony
Patrick Engel ... Mathew

Shaina Fewell ... Alexis
Jonathan Thornton ... Boss
James Donahue ... The Killer
Ramona Thornton ... Candice's Mom

E.L. Katz ... Cashier

X-Zanthia ... Call Girl #1
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Melissa George ... Call Girl #2

Directed by
Adam Wingard 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
E.L. Katz  writer

Produced by
Jerry Chandler .... executive producer
E.L. Katz .... producer
Peter Katz .... producer
Don May Jr. .... executive producer
John White .... executive producer
Original Music by
Cinematography by
Andor Becsi 
Michael 'Bear' Praytor 
Casting by
E.L. Katz 
Production Design by
Peter Katz 
Art Direction by
Lindley Praytor  (as Lindley Evans)
Makeup Department
Lindley Praytor .... makeup artist (as Lindley Evans)
Ramona Thornton .... makeup artist
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Brooks Toran .... assistant director
Sound Department
Spencer Hall .... sound editor (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Jonathan Thornton .... special effects
Camera and Electrical Department
Andor Becsi .... camera operator
Casting Department
Christopher Wade Evans .... local casting (as Wade Evans)
Jeremy Pelham .... casting associate
Editorial Department
Don May Jr. .... additional editor
Other crew
Jeff Traywick .... location scout (as Jefferson Traywick)
Simon Barrett .... special thanks
Lane Hughes .... special thanks
Jeff Traywick .... special thanks (as Jefferson Traywick)

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89 min
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3 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Superb gorehound delight, 24 September 2008
Author: Indyrod from United States

Bill Moseley portrays the Suitcase Man, who crashes a party of twenty somethings and asks each of them, who is one person they hate and would like to see dead. His suitcase is full of razor blades, btw. Pretty upset that old Suitcase stopped in and a little scared, they all give him a name, but one guy makes the mistake of naming the whole bunch at the party should die (the guy is an idiot, and was just being a dick). Soooooooo, not only do the people they named start to end up in ultra gory deaths, but the whole group is now under siege from a creepy superhuman death machine. This is a film that could have been made by Herschell Gordon Lewis, and would be a gore classic. The gore effects are pretty cheap, but effective, and the story is pretty original. After several deaths have all ready occurred, the head goofball, decides the best place for the survivors to go to fight off the killer, is with Uncle Johnny (Tom Towles) who is a chili connoisseur, and also has a house full of many many weapons. This is a seventies style slasher movie, but with a real attitude, and way over the top on just about every level. All I can say, is "Home Sick" could have been a Masters of Horror 2-part episode, and might have been the best one. Very very gross, extremely and I mean extremely gory, and a good sense of humour that gives a wink and a nod to gorehounds. Take a look at the reviews at IMDb, and they all pretty much agree with me, that this is a must-have. Although Moseley's role is pretty small, he is highly effective in his usually creepy self. But most of the kudos go to Tom Towles, in one of his best and funniest roles ever. If you don't like small independent productions operating on a shoestring, but making the most out of every nickel, you should probably stay away, because this is for the fans that consider H G Lewis, the Godfather of Gore, and would love see more of his brand of gore films. "Home Sick" is his brand of gore, and mine too.

The DVD is great, and has a commentary which I expect to watch tonight. It should be a hoot.

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