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Deadgirl (2008)

R | | Horror | 20 April 2013 (Japan)
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 (as Candice Accola)
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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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On a hot day, two rebellious high school friends, Rickie and JT, decide to skip class and hang out at an abandoned, derelict Asylum for the mentally ill for some beers and fun. After breaking into the place, the fun begins with some bashing and smashing, in the maze of half-lit corridors, dark rooms and narrow pathways of the institution, when all of a sudden, JT discovers the body of a young, naked woman covered with a plastic film. In the light of this grotesque, yet, unexpected finding, unresolvable questions will begin to rise, as this seemingly unresponsive girl will start growling and gnashing. Who is this girl? Was she a patient here, or was she some sort of a guinea pig that a scientist used to perform some crazy experiments on it? In the end, how human is this girl that simply cannot die? Written by Nick Riganas

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

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

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Joann was wearing a t-shirt and shorts when she died but in last shot, she was shown in a white dress. See more »

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[first lines]
Rickie: [Rickie asks JT a question while between classes at school] Hey, yo, JT.
[Rickie asks JT while they're both on lunch at school]
Rickie: Man, what word starts with 'F' and ends with 'U-C-K?' Come on. Fire truck, man.
JT: [Rickie chuckles] What are you eight?
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Referenced in Birth of the Living Dead (2013) See more »

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Let Your Love Flow
Written by Larry Williams (as Larry E. Williams)
Published by Figs D Music (BMI)
Performed by The Spokes Men
Courtesy of The Bicycle Music Company
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Surprisingly morbid and unsettling horror film.
30 June 2009 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

Two teenagers JT and Rickie skip school and decide to go to an abandoned mental asylum.They horse around for a while destroying property before exploring the basement.In the cellar our heroes find a girl chained to a table with a plastic bag over her head.They touch her and it is revealed that she is alive.JT decides that they should keep her and use her as a sex slave.The problem is that the woman can't be killed and she is the living dead.First of all I really enjoyed "Deadgirl".The film is quite controversial when it comes to its dark necrophiliac subject matter.There are some moments of gore and violence and seriously twisted climax.The moral ambivalence of the film is actually the most disturbing thing about it.The main performances of Shiloh Fernandez and Noah Segan are very strong and my highest respect goes to Jenny Spain,who spends nearly every scene she is in naked and tormented.Fans of extreme cinema will no doubt enjoy "Deadgirl".7 out of 10.


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