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Asylum Blackout (2011/I) More at IMDbPro »The Incident (original title)

Asylum Blackout -- A group of cooks at an asylum for the criminally insane get locked in with the inmates during a massive thunderstorm.


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S. Craig Zahler (written by)
Jérôme Fansten (additional dialogue and material)
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4 May 2012 (USA) See more »
When the lights go down, the inmates will rise.
A group of cooks at an asylum for the criminally insane get locked in with the inmates during a massive thunderstorm. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Rupert Evans ... George

Richard Brake ... Harry

Dave Legeno ... J.B.

Anna Skellern ... Lynn

Kenny Doughty ... Max

Darren Kent ... Pete

Eric Godon ... The Pill Inmate

Marcus Garvey ... William
Joseph Kennedy ... Ricky

Martin Swabey ... Underwear Inmate

Ian Lyons ... Police Lieutenant

Sandro Mastronardi ... Ambulance Man
Azghoud Farid ... Dangerous psychopath 2

Biondolillo Pascal ... James harper
Nina Newman ... Jennifer
Milano Angelo ... L'homme qui porte wendell - frère harper
Dan Sluijzer ... Carter
Chuck Hargrove ... Oswald
Claude Stark ... Tim
Damien Marchal ... Sleepy (uncredited)
Michel Webster ... Internee (uncredited)

Directed by
Alexandre Courtès 
Writing credits
S. Craig Zahler (written by)

Jérôme Fansten (additional dialogue and material)

Produced by
Wassim Béji .... producer
Emilie Chatel .... producer
Doug Davison .... producer
Roy Lee .... producer
Original Music by
Christophe Chassol 
Cinematography by
Laurent Tangy 
Film Editing by
Casting by
Doriane Flamand 
Kelly Valentine Hendry 
Victor Jenkins 
Production Design by
Paul Rouschop 
Costume Design by
Catherine Marchand 
Makeup Department
Beatrice Cormann .... makeup artist
Nathalie De Hen .... makeup artist/hair stylist
Bernard Floch .... key makeup and special makeup effects artist
Anne Moralis .... makeup designer (hair designer)
Florence Thonet .... makeup artist
Production Management
Jean-Luc Olivier .... production manager
Cécile Philippe .... assistant production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Alice De Vestele .... second assistant director
Lena Laporte .... third assistant director
Dimitri Linder .... first assistant director
Art Department
Ruben Hermans .... carpenter
Carlos Theus .... carpenter
Sound Department
Jean-Michel Beranger .... french dubbing mixer
Benoît Biral .... sound re-recording mixer
Quentin Collette .... sound editor
Jean-Stephane Garbe .... adr mixer
Jean-Stephane Garbe .... sound recordist
Charles Hennuyez .... boom operator
Christian Monheim .... dialogue editor
Christian Monheim .... sound
Yves Renard .... sfx editor
Olivier Thys .... foley artist
Visual Effects by
François Crèvecoeur .... visual effects artist
Benoît Dal .... visual effects
Eric Dupont .... visual effects artist
Marie Maulet .... digital compositor
Antoine Saison .... digital compositor
Marc Umé .... visual effects supervisor
Camera and Electrical Department
Antoine Bellem .... gaffer
Stéphane Boissier .... second assistant camera
Amaury Duquenne .... first assistant camera
Emilie Guéret .... electrician
Amandine Soares .... third assistant camera
Casting Department
Michaël Bier .... casting: Belgium
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Aliette Vliers .... wardrobe
Editorial Department
Serge Anthony .... colorist
Hussam Korkut .... color assistant
Hussam Korkut .... conform editor
Audrey Samson .... digital lab operator
Music Department
Loris Bernot .... surround music mixer
Creaminal .... music supervisor
Emil Friis .... songwriter
Bruno Hovart .... composer: additional music
Clement Souchier .... music supervisor
Jeanne Trellu .... music supervisor
Jaco Zijlstra .... assistant music supervisor
Other crew
Karima Saïdi .... script supervisor
Xavier Magot .... special thanks
Nicolas Peufaillit .... special thanks

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"The Incident" - USA (original title)
"The Incident at Sans Asylum" - USA (alternative title)
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85 min

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Josh Dallas was cast as George and was ready to shoot the film in November 2010, but unfortunately production had to move their dates to the middle of January 2011. Dallas couldn't make it work with his schedule and had to leave the project. Rupert Evans replaced him.See more »
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15 out of 28 people found the following review useful.
Meh..Average Horror yarn, 8 May 2012
Author: Jon Doe from yourhdd'

I just finished watching Asylum Blackout. After seeing the IMDb rating I have to say I was expecting a lot more then what I got. I mean we had an Asylum with inmates on the loose, decent acting and production, how could this go wrong?

I don't know, but the movie just didn't do it for me. Some call it torture porn, whatever its called a bunch of people torturing other people just isn't enough to carry a storyline anymore. Maybe for some, but not for a seasoned horror fan like myself.

That doesn't make it a bad movie though, quite the contrary. This movie will find its audience and its good and high quality for what it is. It has some good gore and some sadistic scenes, but to me it lacks rhyme and/or reason. I guess some could argue that its in an asylum with a bunch of nuts and there doesn't have to be rhyme or reason, but I disagree as this is still a movie. There should have been some side stories, something to keep the audience involved and interested, but there wasn't and the so called twist? Ill just say unfortunately it fell short with me.

6/10 stars. Great acting, Great production, decent gory shots, but a weak script and sad storyline with not much going on besides.

I would recommend this movie to those who like a good torture porn flick.

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