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  (in credits order)

Melissa R. Bacelar ... Pandora (as Melissa Bacelar)
Jack Dillon ... Jeffrey

Joshua Nelson ... The Stalker

Alan Rowe Kelly ... Mama

Jeanette Bonner ... Laura

Greg Depetro ... Chucky

Ed Avila ... Tony
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Frank Campana ... The Hitman

Colleen Divincentis ... Lisa
Alisha Frank ... Venus
J. Scott Green ... Scooter
Sharon Hawk ... Kitten
Julissa Lopez ... Destiny
Orville McCarter ... Fat John
Gary Muccino ... Bartender
Sasha Nelson ... Baby
Natalie Ostapiak ... Mandy
Chris Rowan ... Pierced John
Niki Rubin ... Pamela (as Niki Notarile)
Richard S. Sargent ... Gus

Erika Smith ... Passion
JessAnn Smith ... Dylan, Mama's Head Escort

Peter Stickles ... Vincent
Anthony Vasquez ... Junkie
Natalie Williams ... Nikki

Directed by
James Tucker 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Joshua Nelson 

Produced by
Melissa R. Bacelar .... executive producer (as Melissa Bacelar)
Jessica Nelson .... associate producer
Joshua Nelson .... producer
Jeff Spinner .... co-executive producer
Original Music by
Duane Peery 
Cinematography by
Brian Fass 
Casting by
Joshua Nelson 
Makeup Department
Elizabeth Gerbino .... key makeup artist
Dave Meditz .... makeup assistant
Jeremy Selenfriend .... special makeup effects designer
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Natalie Ostapiak .... assistant director
Chris Rowan .... second assistant director
Sound Department
Seth Dearborn .... sound
Klint Macro .... sound re-recording mixer
Special Effects by
Kevin Carter .... special effects contact lenses
Katie Kubert .... shop assistant
India Quinby .... special effects assistant
Holly Selenfriend .... lab assistant (as Holly Wisniewski)
Jeremy Selenfriend .... special effects head
Camera and Electrical Department
Natalie Ostapiak .... still photographer
Casting Department
Julie Checketts .... casting assistant
Stephenie Galvan .... casting assistant
Other crew
Amy Gils .... production assistant
Dina Riccardi .... production assistant

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Eat Your Heart Out" - USA (original title)
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Rated R for disturbing violent and sexual content, language and nudity
90 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Scare, Sex, and Cannibalism., 1 June 2010
Author: dimsim-634-908673 from Australia

One of the best parts about this movie was the music... when watching at 1am in a dark room by yourself, this music can really bring out the scares. Although it is easy to see the blood as fake, and the movie as shoddily-made, I would have to say that it is one of the scarier movies I have seen. Personally, it did little for me--I really only pay much attention to the base story (something that wasn't ever-present in this movie). While it was a bit of a scare, and gave me pause for sleep, I don't think it was meant as a full horror movie... It rather left me staring at the screen. I wasn't "scared" as such, but the thought of the vile acts done in the movie was the part that "scared" me... The thoughts of it, not actually watching it happen. Still, if you are a fan of low-order horrors, this would work for you. Just remember to be in a dark room... by yourself... at night... or it will be about as interesting as a cereal box.

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