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The Lottery (2007)

 |  Short, Horror  |  11 April 2007 (USA)
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An adaptation of the 1948 Shirley Jackson short story of the same name --- a group of townsfolk flock to participate in the town's annual lottery. But things aren't what they seem.

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Joseph Bobinis ...
Eric Cesare ...
Mr. Summers' Assistant #2
Marty Davey ...
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Davy Hutchinson
Carlos Fernandez ...
Town Person
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Amalia Hartman ...
Susie Adams
Sienna Heath ...
Mae
Susan Hope ...
Mrs. Delacroix
Jane Kennady ...
Kevin Kenny ...
Mr. Summers
Kenzi Leon ...
Lizzy
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Tabby Adams
Jason McMasters ...
Mr. Summers' Assistant #1
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An adaptation of the 1948 Shirley Jackson short story of the same name --- a group of townsfolk flock to participate in the town's annual lottery. But things aren't what they seem.

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Lottery in June, corn be heavy soon.

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Augustin Kennady and Anthony Rando were in their 12th grade English class when they decided they would eventually make an adaptation of the original 1948 short story. See more »

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Old Man Warner: People ain't the way they used to be.
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