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Solstice (2008)

PG-13 | | Horror, Mystery | 1 January 2008 (USA)
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While on a summer trip with her friends, Megan begins to feel the presence of Sophie, her twin sister who recently committed suicide.


(as Dan Myrick)


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Malin (as Jenna Lynn Hildebrand)
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Six months after the suicide of her twin sister Sofie, Megan still grieves her death and misses her beloved sister. In the Saint John's Eve, Megan travels with her friends Christian, Zoe, Mark and Alicia to her family's house in Nowell Lake, Louisiana, to celebrate the summer solstice. While shopping supplies in a local store, Megan befriends the seller Nick and buys a magazine with an article about communication with the dead in the summer solstice, the time of year when there is the greatest length of daylight. While in her house, Megan is haunted by a spirit that she believes is Sofie trying to communicate with her. In her investigation, she suspects of the weird hick Leonard and while snooping in his house, she finds the picture of the missing girl Malin and unravels a dark secret about the suicide of her sister. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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You can't bury the truth.


Horror | Mystery

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violent content, disturbing images, language, teen drinking and some thematic material | See all certifications »


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Release Date:

1 January 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Miedo al amanecer  »

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Elisabeth Harnois and Hilarie Burton were both in one tree hill and again here on Solstice 2 See more »


Megan reads a Fortean Times magazine article on the summer solstice, which states "For scientists, this simply means that the sun will be at its closest point to the Earth..." This is not the definition of the summer solstice, and is not true. Perihelion is the point in Earth's orbit at which it is closest to the sun, and occurs in January. The sun is actually farthest from the Earth in July. Scientists would know this. See more »


[last lines]
Megan: Just no more black magic
[last lines]
Nick: Got it!
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On The Outside
Performed by Saint Low
Written by Mary Lorson
Courtesy of LoveCat Music
Published by Big Tiger Music (BMI)
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Blair witch goes more traditional
8 August 2013 | by See all my reviews

Daniel Myrick who brought us The Blair Witch Project is going with a more traditional horror movie. However without a gimmick, this gives few scares and little suspense.

This one stars some pretty good actors, Elisabeth Harnois, Shawn Ashmore, Hilarie Burton and Amanda Seyfried. Although I liked all the actors, the characters have little chemistry. This is more due to a very bland script. The ghost story has very few scary moments. The reveal lacks any tension or satisfaction. If not for the likable actors, I wouldn't care about anything in this movie. It is simply forgettable. Nothing annoying or offensive. Just bland.

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