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Head Case (2007)

Not Rated | | Drama, Horror | 8 September 2007 (USA)
A pseudo-documentary edited from the home movies of serial killers Wayne & Andrea Montgomery, presenting a look into their quiet, suburban lives...as well as the graphic & disturbing details of their horrific crimes.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Paul McCloskey ...
Wayne Montgomery
Barbara Lessin ...
Andrea Montgomery
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Julie
Bruce De Santis ...
Todd Montgomery
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Monica Montgomery
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Detective John Haynes
Tanisha Dungee ...
Teresa Mitchell
Jeff Watson ...
Joe Mitchell
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Detective Chris Dolendo
Dave Wascavage ...
Richard Kemmerling
Stacey Lowery ...
Olivia Hutton
Erick Kniesler ...
Jonathan
Beth Sikma ...
Kim
Niki Kehagias ...
Marcia
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Juanita
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Wayne Montgomery was Delaware's most prolific serial killer. From 1986-1989, he was responsible for the deaths of countless people, while maintaining a quiet suburban life with his wife Andrea. In 1989, he took an extended hiatus from his work to settle down and help raise a family. In 2006, Wayne decided to come out of retirement to continue his life's work, with Andrea now joining him in his craft. The grisly details of Wayne and Andrea's horrific crimes were captured by Wayne's video camera, a sick, twisted way to relive the experience again and again. Hundreds of hours of shocking footage shot over a period of several months have been edited into a feature length film, with cooperation from the victims' families. This footage is now being presented as the feature film HEAD CASE. From award-winning filmmaker Anthony Spadaccini. Written by Anthony Spadaccini

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Anthony Spadaccini chose not to follow the marketing strategy of The Blair Witch Project (1999) and present Head Case (2007) as real footage. Instead, he marketed it strictly as a pseudo-documentary, with cast members (including those who played victims) attending screenings. Despite this, some audience members were still convinced that the footage they were watching was indeed real. See more »

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Wayne Montgomery: So, you think you should've gotten into a car with a complete stranger? I think not. Maybe somebody will learn from this. I'm not sure.
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The following film is edited from the home movies of serial killers Wayne & Andrea Montgomery. This footage is being presented in what is believed to be chronological order. See more »

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Chansons sans paroles (1989) op. 2 Melodie printaniere
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A trip down psychotic lane, aka "my parents are weird"
17 December 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

So here we are watching home movies? No. No one makes movies like these. But here they are...and...its tough to turn away, isn't it? Thats the key behind 2007's Head Case from Anthony Spadaccini and team. And i say team because his use of ad-libbed dialog is phenomenal in this story of two mad parents bent on setting the record for homicides in the family tub. What ramps the creepiness up to 10 is their behaviour; neither over the top or demented, or mad-man speech is present. Its the very subtle interest and action these two psychos keep wrapped under their suburban-home cover. Their more interested in bickering over how to slice a stomach akin to a typical married couple deciding on where to order out for dinner. Another great use of the "home movie" type of filming, Anthony has shown that this is very familiar and comfortable territory, and eagerly exploits the cast and their pleasure at living out these characters.


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