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Deadgirl (2008)

R  |   |  Horror, Romance, Thriller  |  20 April 2013 (Japan)
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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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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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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 (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

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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Very disturbing and highly recommended
3 January 2009 | by (Gwangju, South Korea) – See all my reviews

I saw this at the TIFF and was expecting it to be some kind of Saw film or something of its ilk. However, it is much better than a simple horror film and really defies categorization. Deadgirl is a look into how we humanize, empathize and sympathize. It is a very provocative film and I squirmed many times. It is, however, not a film made for shock value. This is an essay on what it is to be human and where we draw the line on what we consider human. It is an exploration into where we draw the line on compassion and the hows and whys of our brutality and inhumanity. There are many scenes that affected me so deeply that I had trouble sleeping and talked about them for many weeks afterward. This is a great disturbing film.


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