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Release Date:
1 January 2008 (USA) See more »
You can't bury the truth.
While on a summer trip with her friends, Megan begins to feel the presence of Sophie, her twin sister who recently committed suicide. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Elisabeth Harnois ... Megan / Sophie

Shawn Ashmore ... Christian

Hilarie Burton ... Alicia

Amanda Seyfried ... Zoe

Tyler Hoechlin ... Nick

Matt O'Leary ... Mark

R. Lee Ermey ... Leonard

Lisa Arnold ... Mrs. Thomas

Lyle Brocato ... Partier
David Dahlgren ... Mr. Thomas

Jenna Hildebrand ... Malin (as Jenna Lynn Hildebrand)
Mark Krasnoff ... Cop
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Deejay Buras ... Party guest (uncredited)
Jacob Hamil ... Party Host (uncredited)

Cliff Johnson ... Cemetary Visitor (uncredited)
Jennifer Ramirez ... Shadow Figure (uncredited)

Johnny Cley Rivers ... Evil Brother (uncredited)

Gary Michael Smith ... Sheriff (uncredited)

Directed by
Daniel Myrick  (as Dan Myrick)
Writing credits
Daniel Myrick (written by) (as Dan Myrick) &
Martin Musatov (written by) (as Marty Musatov) &
Ethan Erwin (written by)

Produced by
Meredith Berg .... associate producer (as Meredith Ann Berg)
Mikkel Bondesen .... co-producer
Adam Del Deo .... producer
Garrick Dion .... co-producer
David Grace .... co-producer
Jeffrey Graup .... co-producer
Douglas Hansen .... executive producer
Eleanor Nett .... co-producer
Mason Novick .... co-executive producer
James D. Stern .... producer
Original Music by
Jane Antonia Cornish 
Cinematography by
M. David Mullen (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Mathilde Bonnefoy 
Casting by
Monika Mikkelsen 
Mary Vernieu 
Production Design by
Bruton Jones 
Art Direction by
Anna De Coster 
Set Decoration by
Marthe Pineau 
Costume Design by
Caroline Eselin 
Makeup Department
Marcos Gonzales .... assistant hair stylist
Betty Hamnac .... key hair stylist
Kimberley Kirkpatrick .... makeup artist
Yolanda Mercadel .... hair department head
Karen Toole-Rentrop .... makeup department head (as Karen D. Toole)
Teresa Vest .... key makeup artist
Teresa Vest .... special makeup effects artist
Production Management
Kathy Chambless Oliver .... unit production manager (as Kathy Chambless)
Clio Tegel .... production supervisor
David Townsend .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Kristofer Kolpek .... second second assistant director: additional photography
Rhys Summerhayes .... key second assistant director
Louis Paul Tocchet .... first assistant director
Art Department
Scott C. Bivona .... greensman
David Keith Broome .... greens foreman
Daniel Coulthard .... set dresser
Thomas Gordon .... set dresser
Michael Hendrick .... lead man
Troy A. Johnson .... utility
Julie Kobsa .... assistant art director
Luci Leary .... buyer
William D. McLane .... property master
Steven M. Saylor .... set designer
Chuck Stringer .... construction coordinator
Joe Walsh .... key on-set dresser
Jim S. Williams .... assistant property master
Sound Department
Todd Beckett .... sound effects editor
Rene Defrancesch .... boom operator
Paula Fairfield .... sound designer
Paula Fairfield .... supervising sound editor
Catherine Harper .... foley artist
Steve Kinsey .... sound mixing technician
Darrin Mann .... foley mixer
Christopher Moriana .... foley artist
Carla Murray .... sound effects designer
Carla Murray .... sound effects editor
Matthew Nicolay .... production sound mixer
Matthew Nicolay .... sound mixer
Bruce Nyznik .... adr recording supervisor
Jill Purdy .... dialogue editor
Special Effects by
Ted Allen .... special effects technician
David J. Barker .... special effects
Rich E. Cordobes .... special effects technician
Ken Gorrell .... special effects coordinator
Richard L. Hill .... special effects technician
Mik Kastner .... special effects technician
Joe Pancake .... special effects supervisor
Russell Tyrrell .... special effects technician
Rebecca Walker .... special effects technician
Visual Effects by
Danny Albano .... digital compositor: Technicolor Digital Services
Jan Cilliers .... digital compositor: Method Studios
Zachary Lo .... visual effects artist
Todd Mitchell .... scanning and recording: TDI
Erin L. Nelson .... digital restoration
Cedric Nicolas-Troyan .... visual effects supervisor (as Cedric Nicolas)
Katrina Salicrup .... digital compositor
Chris Smallfield .... visual effects
Brad Sutton .... digital restoration
Wilson Tang .... digital restoration
Trace Cheramie .... stunts
Chris J. Fanguy .... utility stunts
Jeff Galpin .... stunt coordinator
Karin Justman .... stunts
Holly O'Quin .... stunt double
Russell Towery .... utility stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Shawn Boyd .... grip
Jeffrey Adam Clayton .... grip
Andre Green .... lighting technician
Michael Lemmon .... set lighting technician
Marcos O. Lopez .... first assistant camera
John T. Martin .... key grip
Johnathon R. Martin .... grip
Keith Morgan .... gaffer
Darby Newman .... second assistant camera
Steven Teagle .... still photographer
Christa Vicknair .... second assistant camera: second camera
Earl Woods .... rigging gaffer
Louis Zlotowicz .... camera loader
Casting Department
Lauri David .... extras casting
Jacob Hamil .... extras casting
Venus Kanani .... casting associate
Gene Vassilaros .... casting associate
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Ann Walters .... costume supervisor
Editorial Department
Ron Barr .... digital intermediate editor
Dylan Firshein .... first assistant editor
Halima K. Gilliam .... assistant film editor
Trent Johnson .... digital film colorist
Music Department
Mary Arden Collins .... composer: additional music
Alex Cornish .... writer: performer "I'm on the Right Side"
Jane Antonia Cornish .... conductor
Peter DiRado .... music editor
Stephen Krause .... score mixer
Transportation Department
Skip Barbay .... driver
Dale Combs .... driver: honeywagon
John DeVay .... swing truck driver
Brad Lips .... driver
Danny Mortenson .... transportation coordinator
Albert Samson .... transportation captain
Other crew
Mac Alsfeld .... production assistant
Elizabeth A. Bergman .... post-production accountant
Erik Bright .... unit publicist
Chris Browne .... key craft service
Russell j Chartier .... researcher
Chris J. Fanguy .... rescue diver
Megan Galiber .... assistant to director
Joel Goldes .... dialect coach
Aaron Goldstein .... assistant: Mr. Myrick
Kyle Hollingsworth .... production assistant
John Lavis .... set medic
Kevin Lorio .... set production assistant
Kevin Meier .... office production assistant
Isaac Meisenheimer .... key set production assistant
John A. Mmahat Jr. .... assistant location manager
Kelley Newman .... unit publicist
Bryan Okamoto .... assistant: producer
Kathy Chambless Oliver .... production office coordinator (as Kathy Chambless)
Michael S. Rapuano Jr. .... location production assistant
Ryan Robertson .... main title producer
Laura Rosaly .... assistant production office coordinator
Zachary Rosenfield .... unit publicist
Roberta Elizabeth Sandler .... accounting clerk
Phil Seifert .... location manager
Sandy Sfeir .... production accountant
Kris Smith .... script supervisor
Garson Yu .... title designer and supervisor
Ambika Leigh .... production assistant: second unit (uncredited)
Leonard Alsfeld .... the producers wish to thank

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Rated PG-13 for violent content, disturbing images, language, teen drinking and some thematic material
91 min
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Elisabeth Harnois was the last actress to audition for the role of Megan.See more »
Factual errors: 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]
Christian:She's here... don't go Megan...
[on seeing Malin]
Christian:No... No
[flees as she chases him]
Christian:It was an accident! MALIN... Megan... I'm really sorry
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References The Lost Boys (1987)See more »
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26 out of 30 people found the following review useful.
Surprisingly Good, 30 September 2008
Author: Claudio Carvalho from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Six months after the suicide of her twin sister Sofie (Elisabeth Harnois), Megan (Elisabeth Harnois) still grieves her death and misses her beloved sister. In the Saint John's Eve, Megan travels with her friends Christian (Shawn Ashmore), Zoe (Amanda Seyfried), Mark (Matt O'Leary) and Alicia (Hilarie Burton) 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 (Tyler Hoechlin) 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 (R. Lee Ermey) and while snooping in his house, she finds the picture of the missing girl Malin (Jenna Hildebrand) and unravels a dark secret about the suicide of her sister.

The low-budget "Solstice" was a great surprise with a consistent story, solid screenplay and good acting. The original story startles in many moments without gore, and the young team of gorgeous actresses and handsome actors has great performances. I was expecting to see another slasher teen horror movie and found a pleasant surprise. My vote is seven.

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