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Pathogen (2006)

An infection which appears to be caused by a bacteria in the water turns out to be more. A fourteen-year-old student, Dannie, feels the real cause is linked to her recurring dreams. When ... See full summary »

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Rose Kent-McGlew ...
Dannie
Alec Herskowitz ...
Sam
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Christine
Tony Vespe ...
Cameron
Alex Schroeder ...
Stacy
Estrella Gonzales ...
Jen
Amanda Haight ...
Chloe
Rebecca Elliott ...
Researcher Sue
Jose Ramirez ...
Doctor
Jessica Cargill ...
Researcher
C. Robert Cargill ...
Janitor
Joy M. Furman ...
Dannie's Mom
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Radio Announcer
Jay Giovanni Ramirez ...
Davy
Dannie Helen Loraine Knowles ...
School Nurse
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An infection which appears to be caused by a bacteria in the water turns out to be more. A fourteen-year-old student, Dannie, feels the real cause is linked to her recurring dreams. When the infection reaches an epidemic level. it becomes clear that this infection not only kills, but restores the body to a minimally functioning state where the infected become the "living-dead". This unique twist on the classic zombie theme, centers around the highly-intuitive Dannie Jacobs and a group of four other middle school students who try to save their friends, their town and themselves in spite of the odds against them. While they are desperately trying to find an answer before it's too late, they meet researcher Sue who may hold the key to the infection and Dannie's dreams. Written by Megan Hagins

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Do you know what happens when you drink the water?

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Emily Hagins received a grant from the Texas Filmmakers Production Fund for the post-production work on Pathogen (2006), and so did a documentary production company making a documentary called "Zombie Girl", about the making of Pathogen (2006) and Emily. See more »

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A great low budget horror movie by a promising young director
8 January 2007 | by See all my reviews

This movie received a very positive review on www.aintitcool.com, so I decided to buy a copy.

I have to say, for a group of mostly kids, this movie was very impressive. It combines aspects of some very popular and funny horror movies, and at the same time has some very original moments.

Of course the technical aspects are limited, however, I have seen movies from larger companies that have a lower production value (I'm looking at you "Ax'em").

Find a copy of the DVD, and keep an eye on the career of Miss Emily M. Hagins.

-Mario Xavier


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