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The Absence of Light (2006)

 -  Action | Drama | Horror  -  4 August 2006 (USA)
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When a scientist discovers the possibility of the meaning of life, two shadowy organizations learn of this and will stop at nothing to steal the scientist's work for themselves. As a result... See full summary »

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The Higher Power
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Whiplash
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Abbey Church
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Senator Criswell
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The Seer
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The Alchemist
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Kevin Van Hentenryck ...
Jenkins
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Fiona
Rebekah Gardner ...
Jezebel
Mark Cullison ...
Fetish
Keith Kline ...
Fiona's Assistant
Linda Orick ...
Velvet
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When a scientist discovers the possibility of the meaning of life, two shadowy organizations learn of this and will stop at nothing to steal the scientist's work for themselves. As a result, two burned-out assassins named Puritan and Sultan are assigned to protect the scientist and keep his project from falling into the wrong hands. Written by Anonymous

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Mans Darkest Day Has Come


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Breathe of Fresh Air in an independent film
9 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The Absence of Light is a new vision of what a truly independent film can be. I was constantly amazed by the video quality and special effects in this film. The story was intriguing and the humor was dark and twisted. All great things for a flick like this.

As if this alone was not enough somehow they managed to get Tony Todd, Tom Savini, Michael Berryman, Caroline Munro, and David Hess to appear in the film. These great stars of horror cinema appear throughout the film to support and inform the plot. I was just amazed that all of these people were actually in the film.

The movie is based on the experiences of two hit men who work for "The Higher Power" (Savini) and their job is to get a corrupt and perverted Senator re-elected. This task takes them into some very odd and sometimes funny endeavors.

There was quite a bit of CGI in this film and it was excellent quality for an independent film. The special FX and gore looked true to life and were not over the top. The stunts were exciting and realistic. The chase scene was amazing at the opening of the film.

There were some things that could have used more work, but compared to the independent films I have seen; this was by far the best. I plan to tell my friends about this film. I look forward to seeing more movies from New Illusion Pictures.

I definitely recommend this movie.


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