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Riddled with guilt over the loss of his rock star older brother, 16-year-old David Forrester becomes obsessed with death, leading his misguided parents to send him to Driftwood, an ... See full summary »

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Riddled with guilt over the loss of his rock star older brother, 16-year-old David Forrester becomes obsessed with death, leading his misguided parents to send him to Driftwood, an attitude-adjustment Camp for troubled youths run by the sadistic Captain Doug Kennedy and his brutal young henchman, Yates. Once there, David becomes haunted by the spirit of Jonathan, a former inmate who met a mysterious end, and a mystery whose resolution could very well be David's only way out. Written by George W. Buckman

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"Haunted by Death. Beaten by Life. No one escapes the Pain."


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Rated R for violence, language and sexual references | See all certifications »
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23 December 2010 (South Korea)  »

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Driftwood - O Reformatório  »

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Trivia

The youth prison location was discovered by Tim when he watched an AFI Conservatory's cycle film entitled "Mateo", directed by Aaron King, which involved a Latino youth coming of age in a 'youth shelter' camp. See more »

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References Punk'd (2003) See more »

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River Run Dry
Written by Brian Houser
Performed by Brian Houser
Courtesy of Yippee Records
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this movie wasn't that bad
24 December 2010 | by (Seattle) – See all my reviews

I really don't understand why people bashed this movie. Perhaps it wasn't a huge budget and not a huge amount of special effects. I think over all it was actually a decent movie. Sure it didn't have huge actors that were great but I feel the acting was very good for what they had. Now maybe it could have been better made. Some have criticized it for being unoriginal or formulaic but what is really? Most movies in general are based off another concept that has been done many times before.

Not every movie has to be a blockbuster for it to be a good movie in my opinion. Some moments were a little dull and were unbelievable but it wasn't completely unrealistic or unreasonable to just stretch your imagination some. After all its just a movie.


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