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Every Family Has Its Secrets
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Four young adult siblings try to fend for themselves after the mysterious death of their parents. But... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Cory Knauf ... Francis Hamilton

Samuel Child ... David Hamilton

Joseph McKelheer ... Wendell Hamilton

Mackenzie Firgens ... Darlene Hamilton

Rebekah Hoyle ... Samantha Teal

Brittany Daniel ... Dani Cummings
Al Liner ... Paul Glenn

Jena Hunt ... Kitty Davies (as Jenna Hunt)
Tara Glass ... Jenna Smith

Larry Laverty ... Larry Davies

Joe Egender ... Allen Davies
Nicholas Fanella ... Lenny Hamilton
Jackie Honea ... Mrs. Hamilton
John Krause ... Mr. Hamilton
Nathan Parker ... Hot Pants
Jason Pennetta ... David's Friend
Andrew Casden ... Trevor
Hannah Weiss ... Girl in Restaurant

Tim Tracy ... Slaughter House Worker
Jaclyn Chessen ... New Neighbor
Lucas Schulte ... New Neighbor
Nicole Storkson ... Lenny's Voice (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Corky Cornett ... Frank (uncredited)
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Directed by
Mitchell Altieri  (as The Butcher Brothers)
Phil Flores  (as The Butcher Brothers)
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Mitchell Altieri  (as The Butcher Brothers)
Phil Flores  (as The Butcher Brothers)
Adam Weis 

Produced by
Mitchell Altieri .... producer
Phil Flores .... producer
Michael Ferris Gibson .... executive producer
Stan Holland .... executive producer
Oren Kaplan .... executive producer
Ira Leemon .... executive producer
Eddy Murillo .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Nathan Montiel 
Joshua Myers 
 
Cinematography by
Michael Maley 
 
Film Editing by
Jesse Spencer 
 
Art Direction by
Andrew Casden 
 
Costume Design by
Alexis Beck  (as Alexis Tracy)
 
Makeup Department
Veronica Denny .... key hair stylist
Montana Meares .... makeup artist
Keri Picolla .... key makeup artist
 
Production Management
Clara M. Franco .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Samantha Wilson .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Jennifer McClelland .... set dresser
Nathan Parker .... property master
Delon Tio .... property master
Hannah Weiss .... set dresser
 
Sound Department
Ronni Brown .... foley artist
Ben Greenwood .... boom operator
Rory Nicholls .... boom operator
Mischa Park-Doob .... foley editor
William Storkson .... sound designer
William Storkson .... sound re-recording mixer
Jon Vennarucci .... boom operator: second unit
Nikolas Zasimczuk .... sound mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Dane Brehm .... best boy
Erik DeGroot .... key grip
Oren Kaplan .... assistant camera
David Mong .... gaffer
Jason Pennetta .... grip
Lucas Schulte .... grip
 
Editorial Department
Tricia Chiarenza .... color timer
 
Music Department
William Storkson .... composer: additional music
 
Other crew
Jaclyn Chessen .... script supervisor
Phil Flores .... child acting coach
Will Krieg .... production assistant
Breana Pozzi .... assistant to director
 

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Rated R for strong violence, language and some sexual content
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86 min
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Continuity: After Francis and Wendell have their fight in Wendell's truck, Wendell orders him out of the truck and speeds away. As Wendell's truck spins out and kicks up dirt, you can see fresh dirt from a previous take.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Francis Hamilton:What does it mean to be happy? To be content in the world around you? Mom used to say it was family. That family was the heart of everything, even existence. Without it, there's nothing. She would always have these simple answers that somehow would sound so brilliant...
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Movie Connections:
Followed by The Thompsons (2012)See more »
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Rusty NailsSee more »

FAQ

What is the "Disease" that the Hamilton Family keep referring to?
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10 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
Amateur, 25 June 2007
Author: jboyaquar from United States

Without effective indulgence of the supernatural or the poetic motivating nuances of humanity, all this creative team has to hope for is effective usage of its middling, unoriginal elements. 'Party of Five' gone maniacal then genetically unescapable there's little rooting interest because the singular non-homicidal element is a second-rate bland awful-acting 'Wes Bentley' mopester. In fact, all of the acting is skin deep. Even though the dark-haired women appeal, the salaciousness is kept to a minimum. No nudity here. Also lacking are sufficient buckets of blood. All sensations are kept at a teasing, safe distance...an unfortunate fact considering the given name of the directors is 'butcher.' Only the soundtrack, the droning angsty alt-country and the tense fluctuating score provide any palpable tension. Sometimes some static storyboarded compositions add appealing low-angles that adds to the malaise...but for a film that calls itself horror, I did not even get close to flinching once. Perhaps a greater emphasis on societal rejuvenation through blood intake, scenes directed with varying geometric shapes outside the square, and a sustained focus on playfulness through the family's maliciousness or traps sympathetic characters need to escape in order to escape their dilemma would have improved my opinion, but this was not a good start to my excursion through horrorfest.

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