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Cast

Credited cast:
Nadja Brand ...
Hope
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The Man
Abbey Stirling ...
Holly
Megan Van Kerro ...
Jennifer
Chesse Daves ...
Chesse (as Chesse Davies)
Rachel Townend ...
Louise
Olivia Hill ...
Lindsay
Atesh Salih ...
Patrick Bateman
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Jack Slayter
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After dating a wonderful man, Hope comes back home, sees her daughter Jennifer and goes to sleep. She wakes-up in the woods with a psychopath, fighting to survive for more than forty days and asking information about her daughter to the stranger. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Horror Has A Human Heart

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Rated R for strong brutal violence and torture, language and some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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28 September 2006 (USA)  »

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Broken - Keiner kann dich retten  »

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£500,000 (estimated)
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Shooting on this film had to be shot down for two days after the microphone broke and subsequently needed to be fixed. See more »

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The Man: Forget your past. It's over.
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broken
28 August 2006 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

Broken is a grim low-budget horror film in the old-school tradition. I won't go into details about the story, as most comments already cover that. What I will say is this: Made for next to nothing, and with a simple and strong premise, it's an impressive piece of work. Firstly, it looks great. Atmospheric and intense, the photography suits the theme of the film. There are some shots near the end that simply look superb, and they've really captured that moist, raw "waking up in the woods in the morning"-feeling.

The story is simple and raw. The screenplay is well structured and exploits the premise without ever repeating itself. That's an accomplishment in itself! And it's scary and intense. The gore is well done without being over the top, and the acting is good.

I'm happy to see that people notice low-budget films like this, and give them the attention they deserve. Check it out!


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