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Release Date:
13 March 2008 (USA) See more »
Intelligent. Deadly. And Out To Destroy Us. Meet The Ultimate Buzz-Kill. See more »
The widow, Deputy Sheriff Jane Kozik, moves from Manhattan to Black Stone, New York, with her daughter Kelsey Kozik... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Sebastien Roberts ... Devin Hall / Dan Hall

Sarah Allen ... Jane Kozik

Jayne Heitmeyer ... Katherine Randell
Rebecca Windheim ... Kelsey Kozik

Robert Englund ... Eli Giles
Michel Perron ... Mayor Blatz
Sheena Larkin ... Beverly Rowe

Robert Higden ... Father Francis

Andrew Shaver ... Homeless Man
Mike Paterson ... Ice Cream Man

Gordon Masten ... Coroner Dr. Fogg
Jacques Monast ... Neighbor / Policeman
Joey Dufault ... Sniper #1

Gerardo Lo Dico ... Sniper #2

Directed by
David Winning 
Writing credits
Todd Samovitz (story)

Todd Samovitz (teleplay) &
Ethlie Ann Vare (teleplay)

Produced by
Robert Halmi Jr. .... executive producer
Robert Halmi Sr. .... executive producer
Irene Litinsky .... producer
Ric Nish .... producer
Jesse Prupas .... associate producer
Michael Prupas .... executive producer
Original Music by
Mario Sévigny 
Cinematography by
Daniel Vincelette 
Film Editing by
Simon Webb 
Production Design by
Gaudeline Sauriol 
Costume Design by
Janet Campbell 
Makeup Department
Penny Lee .... key makeup artist
George Tucci .... key special makeup effects artist
Camiel McLean .... daily makeup artist (uncredited)
Production Management
Karl Archambault .... unit manager
Elissa Lewis .... post-production supervisor
Diandra Yoselevitz .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Sebastien Bouloc .... second assistant director
Nadine Brassard .... second assistant director
Ross Clyde .... first assistant director
Art Department
Sophie Grenier .... graphic artist
Sound Department
Scott Donald .... supervising dialogue editor
Philippe Espantoso .... sound re-recording mixer
David Gertsman .... sound designer
David Gertsman .... supervising sound editor
Steven Gurman .... post sound consultant
François Guérin .... boom operator (as Francois Guerin)
Roger Guérin .... sound re-recording mixer
Michel Lecoufle .... sound recordist
Louis Molinas .... sound effects editor
Special Effects by
Gary Coates .... special effects
Marc Reichel .... special effects coordinator
Visual Effects by
Eric Aubry .... cg generalist: Buzz Image Group
Marie-Eve Bedard-Tremblay .... visual effects coordinator
Eric Fortin .... animator
Carl Gagnon .... lead modeler
Daniel Gaudreau .... digital compositor
Virginie Goulet .... digital compositor
Jonathan Laborde .... digital effects artist
Bruno-Olivier Laflamme .... digital effects artist
Jean-Francois Lafleur .... visual effects supervisor
Etienne Laroche .... digital effects artist
Guillaume Mainville .... digital effects artist
Jonathan Paquin .... animator
Mario Rachiele .... visual effects supervisor
David Raymond .... visual effects artist
Kristen Tooley .... digital effects artist
Emily Vaillancourt .... digital effects artist
Annie Carignan .... stunts
Mike Chute .... stunt coordinator
Naomi Frenette .... stunt double
François Gauthier .... stunts
Nathalie Girard .... stunt double
Stéphane Lefebvre .... stunt performer
Thomas Luccioni .... stunts
Louis Paquette .... stunt performer
Derek Seguin .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Jean-Philippe Bernier .... second assistant camera
Michel Bernier .... focus puller camera "b"
Michel Paul Bélisle .... chief lighting technician
Denis-Noel Mostert .... a cam/steadicam operator
Pantazidis Panagiotis .... still photographer
Casting Department
Andrea Kenyon .... casting
Johanne Titley .... extras casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Adam DeKeyser .... prep costumer
Stephanie Michaud .... wardrobe assistant (as Stéphanie Michaud)
Editorial Department
Catherine Henry .... assistant editor
Marie-Christine Potvin Bouchard .... assistant editor
Evan Tussman .... post-production supervising producer
Sarah Vachon .... assistant editor
Serge Verreault .... on-line editor
Other crew
Sophie Boyer .... script supervisor
Charles Castonguay .... production assistant
Vincent Colpron .... production secretary
Alexander Sandy Jesion .... chief financial officer
Maxime Larrivée .... production assistant
Mélanie Lebrun-Lacouvée .... production coordinator
Andre Nicolas Malouf .... production assistant (as André Nicholas Malouf)
Christina O'Shea-Daly .... executive in charge of production - RHI
Betty Palik .... unit publicist
Lexi Pathak .... assistant publicist
Simon Webb .... title designer

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USA:89 min
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Did You Know?

Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): Jane Kozik says "Dr. Fogg was murdered. Take a look at that petechial hemorrhaging here" and points to the bruise on his neck. Dr. Fogg eyes are closed. A petechial hemorrhage is a tiny pinpoint red mark which occurs when blood leaks from the tiny capillaries in the eyes. The forensic pathologist usually needs a very good light source and maybe even a magnifying glass to detect petechial hemorrhages. They range in size from the size of a speck of dust to around two millimeters. It is true, however, that bruising or contusions on his neck can be a sign of strangulation, but that's a different buzz word.See more »
Eli Giles:Nature can be that way, young lady. Nature can be awesome, as in inspiring awe. Not as in awesome, dude.See more »
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References A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)See more »


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7 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Utter Drivel!!!!!, 5 March 2009
Author: Krazykopper from United Kingdom

Since satellite and cable have brought so many choices of what we can tune into on the box, it is only to be expected that the calibre of the content may drop from time to time. That being said it has provided an excellent opportunity for low budget movies and TVs show to help hone the skills of prospective Speilbergs and Scorseses. With this in mind I will often tune in, with gleeful optimism to what, on the face of it may sound like a bad idea at the time it was conceived, to she a glimmer of something to look forward to in the future at least. This however had absolutely no redeeming features. It was so bad that I barely made it through 20 mins, so forgive me if this is not a complete review.

The effects were adequate, but not really anything that a 14 year old could muster with a home PC and the smallest modicum of imagination couldn't put together on a rainy afternoon, if he was bored enough. As for the acting. Well lets just say I shouldn't think any of the cast were awaiting the postman when the academy made their shortlist. But they cant really take the blame for the dialogue and the plot. Overall this was awful. If you are planning to watch this, please find a newly painted room to watch instead, magnolia would be best. I promise a better time than however long this embarrassment lasts.

If still don't know how it all turned out so, if you know, my deepest sympathy.

You have been warned.

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