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Two high school boys discover an imprisoned woman in an abandoned mental asylum who cannot die.

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Joann
Eric Podnar ...
Wheeler
Jenny Spain ...
Deadgirl
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Johnny
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Dwyer
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Clint
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Mr. Harrison
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Nikki
Timothy Muskatell ...
Wes
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Brit
Dustin Hess ...
Walter
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Ms. Flynn
Steve Dean ...
Gym Coach
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Two high school boys discover an imprisoned woman in an abandoned mental asylum who cannot die.

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Rated R for strong aberrant sexuality, graphic nudity, bloody violence and pervasive language | See all certifications »

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Shiloh Fernandez was nominated for the 2009 Fright Meter Award for Best Actor for his performance. See more »

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After Rickie gets hit by JT, the split on his lower lip keeps erratically changing shape, consistency and placement for the rest of the movie. See more »

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Rickie: JoAnn, I love you.
JoAnn: Fuck you. Grow up.
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References Nekromantik (1988) See more »

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I Want More
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Most disturbing zombie film yet.
20 September 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I would have rated this film a full 10 out of 10, but I have to admit, it was so disturbing to me that I couldn't give it the full score.

Imagine, one zombie-girl being held captive by teenage boys. The zombie isn't the monster here, it's the boys.

This is most definitely NOT a date movie. This is more a flick that a person sees on their own and discusses later on internet message boards.

Not much blood and guts, no dystopian future... so why is it so disturbing? A quick perusal of the plot/synopsis should tell you why, I'm not going to give away any spoilers in this review.

I will say that this movie does a great job explaining the motivations of its male characters. I think it captures the angst, drives, and suffering of teenage males. Granted, the movie throws all of it to extreme contrast... but that only helps underline and illuminate those things.

The movie does a great job with cinematics and pacing. I expect to see great things from the directors.

I'd also like to comment on the movie poster (showing a woman's lips at a 90 degree angle). Brilliant movie poster on several levels.


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