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

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Rickie
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JT
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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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The American nightmare. See more »

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Horror | Thriller

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

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20 April 2013 (Japan)  »

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Noah Segan won the 2009 Fright Meter Award for Best Actor for his performance. See more »

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When we see Wheeler raping the Deadgirl, he finishes up and begins pulling up his pants while JT and Ricky are talking (seen in the background). When the camera comes back to Wheeler after being on JT and Ricky, he is still in the process and finishes shortly after that. See more »

Quotes

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

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For Reverend Green
Written by David Portner, Noah Lennox, Josh Dibb and Brian Weitz (ASCAP)
Performed by Animal Collective
Published by Rough Trade Publishing (ASCAP)
Recorded by Scott Colburn
Additional recording and mixing by Nicolas Vernhes
(c) 2008 Domino Recording Company Ltd.
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Disturbing, compelling and flawed
13 July 2009 | by See all my reviews

This movie will grab you, if you let yourself into it. It's disturbing and might haunt you, if you are willing to take the "ride". Fun it's most definitely not. But in a weird way it's grossly compelling. An exercise in human behavior (of course not meant to be understood as a blueprint for everyone), this movie is definitely an unsettling watch and weird experience.

While the main actors here can be seen in smaller roles in bigger pictures (one of them plays a blink and you'll miss him role in Cadillac Records for example), they do convince and play their roles as straight as they can. It's not a perfect movie, but it's a small little picture, that might be a stepping stone for it's director, if he can take this experience from this movie and continue with bigger things. I think he the ability to do so ... This one definitely is not for those who can't bear watching "torture" (be it of physical or psychological nature).


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