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An adopted woman returns to her home country and the family home that she never knew and must face the mystery that lies there.

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Anastasia Hille ...
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Andrei Misharin / Kolya Kaidavosky
Paraskeva Djukelova ...
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Anatoliy
Kalin Arsov ...
Bearded Russian Patriarch Man '1966'
Svetlana Smoleva ...
Bearded Patriarch's wife '1966'
Anna Panayotova ...
Bearded Patriarch's daughter '1966'
Jordanka Angelova ...
Blind Woman 'present day'
Valentin Goshev ...
Patriarch - present day
Jasmina Marinova ...
Patriarch's Wife
Monica Baunova ...
Emily
Marta Yaneva ...
Natalya
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In 1966, somewhere in Russia, a wounded woman drives a truck to an isolated farm with two babies. Forty years later, the film producer Marie Jones leaves her daughter in California and travels back to her home land in the wilderness of Russia. Marie is one of the children and had received a phone call from the notary public Andrei Misharin that had told her where the farm of her family is. Marie arrives in the abandoned house and meets the stranger Nicolai that tells her that he had also received a call from Misharin and he is her twin brother. Weird things happen in the house and Marie and Nicolai are haunted by eerie ghosts of themselves. Further, they find that they are trapped in the house and can not leave the place. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for violence/gore, some disturbing images, nudity and language | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Budget:

€3,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$782,000 (USA) (23 February 2007)

Gross:

$1,255,524 (USA) (2 March 2007)
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A few weeks before the production started Richard Stanley came in to rewrite the final production draft with director 'Nacho Cerda' because Karim Hussain was in Montreal preparing The Beautiful Beast (2006). See more »

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When Marie and Nicolai enter a room for discussion, she places a box in front of the door after closing it. After the discussion, Nicolai goes to the door and opens it, but the box is not there. See more »

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13 February 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The abandoned is a great film and a testimony to Nacho Cerda's ability to direct. This film takes you to a place you really wouldn't want to go. Set in the woods of Russia, where even the Olga boat man wouldn't show, the fright level of this film is high and the suspense will have you on the edge of your seat for the duration of the movie. The main character (Marie) Anastasia Hill does an excellent job and keeps you in a state of suspense. Karel Roden (Nicolai) plays a great character and compliments (Marie) in a good way. The movie has a wonderful story/plot and is not afraid to throw the ball when it comes to horror movies. Cerda did not pull any punches and hits the horror movie scene with a right cross to the jaw.


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