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Your dreams won't save you.
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After receiving an African fertility mask as a gift Ellen tells her husband William that she's been... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Blythe Metz ... Ellen
Luciano Szafir ... William

Aaron Sherry ... Nightmare Man

Jack Sway ... Ed

Tiffany Shepis ... Mia
Hanna Putnam ... Trinity

James Ferris ... Jack
Victor Kanefsky ... Officer Val
Alice Glenn ... Officer Kan

Richard Moll ... Captain McCormack
Gwen Davis ... Officer Simmons

Robert Donavan ... Dr. Evans

Directed by
Rolfe Kanefsky 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Rolfe Kanefsky 

Produced by
Esther Goodstein .... producer
Rolfe Kanefsky .... producer
Victor Kanefsky .... producer
Frederico Lapenda .... producer
 
Original Music by
Christopher Farrell 
 
Cinematography by
Paul Deng 
 
Film Editing by
Victor Kanefsky 
 
Art Direction by
Ann Nord 
 
Costume Design by
Stacy Ekstein  (as Stacy Owens)
 
Makeup Department
Christopher Bergschneider .... prosthetics
Jeffrey S. Farley .... conceptual designer
Heide Kacser .... makeup designer
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mike Livanos .... second assistant director
Kirsten Wagner .... first assistant director
 
Sound Department
Matt Bobb .... sound re-recording mixer
Matt Bobb .... supervising sound editor
Bret Jones .... boom operator
Olivier Virmont .... sound mixer
 
Special Effects by
Christopher Bergschneider .... special effects
Torrence Hall .... special effects technician
 
Visual Effects by
Al Magliochetti .... visual effects supervisor
 
Stunts
David Flournoy .... stunts
James Rosenberg .... stunt coordinator
James Rosenberg .... stunt double: The Nightmare Man
Kat Wright .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Andrew Brown .... grip
Federico Diaz .... best boy electric
Chris Ekstein .... still photographer
Sarah Keally .... first assistant camera
Nicolas Martin .... Steadicam operator
David Navarro .... gaffer
David Navarro .... lighting designer
Don Solo .... still photographer
David Steinmetz .... gaffer
Julien Zeitouni .... crane operator
John Zivelonghi .... grip
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jesse Anderson .... wardrobe supervisor
Barrie Kaufman .... key set costumer
 
Editorial Department
Eric Chase .... final high definition colorist
 
Music Department
Jeff Johns .... executive producer: soundtrack album
 
Other crew
Andrew Brown .... assistant to producers
Shelley Marie Brown .... promotions
Khris Kaneff .... promotional artwork
Kevin Mortensen .... publicist
Shareen Pena .... key set production assistant
Kristina Perez .... script supervisor
Mike Tristano .... armorer
 

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Rated R for horror violence, gore, some sexuality/nudity and language
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89 min
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Tiffany Shepis and Hanna Putnam doubled each other for their running scenes.See more »
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Continuity: After Tiffany Shepis lowers the blinds, the are up again in the next scene.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Ellen:It arrived!
William:What?
Ellen:The package I ordered from Rome. They imported it from Africa. It's a hand-craved mask, it's supposed to represent the goddess of fertility. I thought we could use all the help we could get.
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References There's Nothing Out There (1991)See more »
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The Right TimeSee more »

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38 out of 57 people found the following review useful.
Hazing director works wonders with a tiny budget., 20 May 2007
Author: landrupog from United Kingdom

Rolf Kanesky is becoming the most interesting director working in low budget horror. Lord knows there are enough terrible hand-held efforts clogging up the rental shelves, although it's cool that people are getting out there and trying. Anyhow, Rolf seems to have a much lower budget on this one than on The Hazing, be he economises well and the make up and effects are good and it works to the films benefit that they are sparingly used until the climax.

Story concerns an unstable young woman who uses a wacko ancient fertility mask to try and improve her sex life with her husband only to end up having horrific visions of a spirit contained within the mask. The demon seems to come to life while she's stranded in the woods on a ill-fated road trip and ends up running for her life. In to the the mix is Kanefsky regular Tiffany Shepis and her gang of buddies hanging out in a remote cottage. They have their own complicated relationship issues. Shepis is a good actress who seems naturally uninhibited and doesn't look down upon B-movie roles and just has fun with it. She's great here, and has a sexy tough and funny role. Sure, there's nudity and gore, but who would want to see her as, say, Ashton Kutchers girl in a sucky comedy. The rest of cast are variable with the lead actress overplaying at times but improving as the film goes on and her responses look more appropriate.

I digress, sorry, violence and weirdness abound as the "nightmare man " descends upon the cottage, and the newly arrived guest ain't feeling herself. Some odd, surprising twists happen before the climax. Think the The Mask meets The Exorcist and you're there. Kind of..

I was lucky enough to have caught this on The Horror Channel and it's one of their best recent acquisitions. I'm not saying Nightare Man is a stone-cold classic but it is a gem and well executed considering the low budget and resources. I do feel this director will improve with each movie. Kanfesky knows how to be ambitious whilst giving the horror fans what they want.

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