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  (in credits order)

Crystal Day ... Elizabeth Naibert

Elizabeth Ann Bennett ... Holly

Jason Hamer ... Josh

Sam Upton ... Ray Naibert
Tara Carroll ... Cyndy

Brian Gleason ... Jack Naibert

Colleen Shannon ... Mandy
Lilyan Chauvin ... Rebecca Naibert

George Gerdes ... George Naibert
Savannah Stutler ... Emily Naibert
Layton Matthews ... Billy Naibert

Larry Pennell ... Charles - Butler

David Millbern ... Mr. McMlain

Paul Gleason ... Det. Sanders
John Harwood ... Det. Eddie Doyle
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Thomas Blake Jr. ... Matt
Katherine Owens ... Heather

Sonia Rockwell ... Emilie

Directed by
John Harwood 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Paul Clinco  writer
John Harwood  writer

Produced by
Lance Bachelder .... co-producer
Jason Hamer .... co-producer
John Harwood .... producer
Annette Joffroy .... co-executive producer
Barbara Lundstrom .... co-executive producer
David Lundstrom .... co-executive producer
Douglas A. Raine .... associate producer
Jill Theis .... executive producer
Original Music by
Jason Brandt 
Cinematography by
Rudy Harbon 
Film Editing by
Lance Bachelder 
Sean Olson 
Casting by
Tieller Rollins 
Production Design by
Annette Joffroy 
Art Direction by
Chris Allen Tant 
Set Decoration by
L.D. Carico 
Costume Design by
Reagan Guthrie  (as Reagan True)
Production Management
Lance Bachelder .... post-production supervisor
Jennifer Brocious .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Dean Anthony .... first assistant director
Sound Department
Lance Bachelder .... sound designer
Dan L. Brock .... dialogue editor
Mario Mooney .... sound mixer
Scott W. Nelson .... additional production sound mixer
James Northcross .... sound effects recordist
Special Effects by
Michael Peterson .... special effects makeup
Visual Effects by
Megan Dolman .... character animator
Vahe Douglas .... digital effects artist
Brandon Fayette .... creature designer
Brandon Fayette .... creature modeler
Evan Ghigliotty .... digital compositor
Martin Hall .... visual effects supervisor: Fierce-FX
Stan R. Haptas .... character dynamics
Stan R. Haptas .... lighter
Stan R. Haptas .... visual effects coordinator
Brandon Russ .... visual effects
Nicholas Sorenson .... digital compositor
John Branagan .... utility stunts
Dale Gibson .... stunt coordinator
Frank Torres .... utility stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Mark Aldous .... videographer
Aaron Bowen .... assistant camera
Jessica Brower .... camera operator
Kevin Wilt .... gaffer
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Michela Prestini .... costumer
Editorial Department
J. Aaron Stinde .... assistant editor
Music Department
Lisa K. Fowle .... music supervisor
Other crew
Richard Applebaugh .... production assistant
Mike Bohatch .... title designer: main title sequence

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Additional Details

USA:105 min (original release) | USA:92 min
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Did You Know?

Released five years after the death of Paul Gleason.See more »
Crew or equipment visible: When Ray and Jack are outside looking for the electrical box, they meet up and speak with the butler, Charles, the camera working can be seen on the back windows panning to the left (Charlies: "Miss Naibert has ideas...You better do what she wants" (around an hour into he movie)). It's an interesting goof considering all the mirrors on-screen in the movie.See more »


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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Just plain dumb, 15 October 2011
Author: ctomvelu1 from United States

I tried! But I couldn't quite make it to the end of this one, for fear of drifting into a deep slumber from which I might never awaken. "The Passing": is about several members of a family who must spend a weekend in their late granny's old house in order to gain their inheritance. Pretty soon, there are a lot of people in the house, as it turns into a party. One by one, people start getting knocked off by an unseen force. There's also a mysterious box whose contents were not meant or human hands. The only interesting aspect of this badly acted and badly written "thriller" was an occasional flash forward to the lone survivor as she tells her tale to a screwy cop (the late Paul Gleason) who figures she did everyone else in. I understand there is a twist at the very end. I was onto other things by then, and missed it. I suspect I did not miss much.

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