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The Morgue -- About six strangers who find themselves stranded overnight at a rural morgue.

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The Morgue (DVD Review)
 (From Fangoria. 23 March 2009, 6:45 PM, PDT)

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Cast

 

Bill Cobbs ... George
Lisa Crilley ... Margo

Chris Devlin ... Peter

Heather Donahue ... Nan

Googy Gress ... Det. Chet White

Taylor Lipman ... Jill

Brady Matthews ... Det. Philip Drake

Fred Ochs ... Chief Will Malone

Brandon Quinn ... Jacob
Michael Raye ... Horace Sparks

Sammy Sheik ... Samim

Chris Torres ... Dark Figure
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Directed by
Halder Gomes 
Gerson Sanginitto (co-director)
 
Writing credits
Najla Ann Al-Doori (story)

Najla Ann Al-Doori  written by and
Andrew Pletcher  screenplay

Produced by
Carina Sanginitto .... producer
Gerson Sanginitto .... producer
 
Original Music by
Perry La Marca 
 
Cinematography by
Jack Anderson 
 
Film Editing by
Bryndon Smith 
 
Casting by
David Glanzer 
 
Production Design by
Andrea Goodson 
 
Art Direction by
Andrew Witmer 
 
Costume Design by
Liuba Randolph  (as Liuba Belyansky)
 
Makeup Department
Branwyne .... key makeup artist
Courtney James .... assistant makeup artist
Malia Miyashiro .... assistant makeup artist
 
Production Management
Adam Paxton .... production manager
Andrew Pletcher .... production manager (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Brenda Urquhart .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Jeff Kaley .... set dresser
 
Sound Department
Robert Hana .... sound mixer
Michael J. McDonald .... sound re-recording mixer (as Michael Mcdonald)
Michael J. McDonald .... supervising sound editor (as Michael McDonald)
John W. Rampey .... foley artist
John W. Rampey .... foley recordist
Dylan Reynolds .... boom operator
Dylan Reynolds .... sound designer
Todd Smith .... foley recordist
 
Visual Effects by
Justin Israel .... title sequence design/animation
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Michael Bosman .... camera operator
Kevin Brinn .... best boy grip
David Chan Cordeiro .... second assistant camera
Abe Espinoza .... grip
Scott Garrison .... first assistant camera
Brandon McConnell .... best boy electric
Minchi Murakami .... grip
Bryndon Smith .... director of photography: second unit
Bryndon Smith .... gaffer
Daylon Smith .... dolly grip
Terrance Stewart .... grip
Kevin Van Stevenson .... grip
Rory Walsh .... key grip
 
Editorial Department
Richard Nastasi .... on-line editor
Joe Parisella .... digital color timer
 
Other crew
David Gill .... set production assistant
 

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Rated R for violent content, disturbing images and language
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84 min
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3 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Entertaining... Yet Predictable..., 5 December 2008
Author: terrible2 from Istanbul

An enjoyable little indie from directors Halder Gomes and Gerson Sanginitto, which visits a rather strange funeral home in the middle of nowhere. "The Morgue" is extremely well shot and visually looks better then most big budget horror crap coming out of Hollywood these days. However, the story starts out strong but slowly becomes quite predictable and eventually fizzles out in a dull fashion. Individual performances shine by most of the underrated cast, and new-comer Lisa Crilley is fun to watch as she fumbles through her odd existence as the janitor of the fore-mentioned title. She certainly breathes life into her anti-hero role, and doesn't rely on star status to do it. The always wonderful Bill Cobbs seems a bit under-used here, but none the less plays his part to great effect and Heather Donahue of "Blair Witch" fame has a fun turn as a doomed bitchy wife. The cinematography looks incredible as we maneuver through a giant maze of a mausoleum, and into the dark crevasses of the morgue itself, but this alone cannot save the story which becomes increasingly mundane and silly. Worth a viewing for sure, and I hope to see more of Lisa Crilley in the future.

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