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The Commune: A New Cult Classic (2009)
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 -  Comedy | Horror | Mystery  -  2009 (USA)
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When Jenny Cross has to spend summer vacation with her deadbeat dad in his creepy commune, she thinks clean living and boredom will kill her. But some fates are worse than death.

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Credited cast:
Chauntal Lewis ...
Jenny Cross
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Puck
Stuart G. Bennett ...
Dr. Polieos
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Rhea
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Cassie Cross
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Esmeralda
Winter ...
Loki
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Cassie's Lover
Heidi Hornbacher ...
Alice
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Nurse Brenda
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michael Bloomfield ...
Lee
Cassius Boxwell ...
Baby
Lia Boxwell ...
Woman With Baby
Richard Channing ...
Ebert
Heather Coleman ...
Karuna
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When Jenny Cross (Chauntal Lewis) has to spend summer vacation with deadbeat dad (Stuart G. Bennett) on his creepy commune, she thinks clean living and boredom will kill her. But some fates are worse than death...Provocateur filmmaker Elisabeth Fies masterfully mixes psychological thriller, horror, satire, and coming of age movies to create a fresh, surprising mystery that winks at 1970s masterpieces. Written by The Commune

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Puck and Jenny's sex scene and break up scene dialogue were from the writer/director/producer Elisabeth Fies' love life. See more »

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When Jenny is found by Loki to be brought to the art therapy room she asks for time to change her clothes, but he says no. In the next scene, she is in the art therapy room in a different outfit. See more »

Quotes

Jenny Cross: Mom, there is wiggy shit going down here.
Jenny Cross: Wiggy shit.
Jenny Cross: Way beyond not having internet or cable.
Jenny Cross: We're talking full on cult.
Jenny Cross: These people are freaks.
Jenny Cross: Vows of silence, macaroni crafts and graven images everywhere...
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References Angel Heart (1987) See more »

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The Horned God Rocks
Written & Performed by Winter
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A good, slow creep that holds its own against the original Wicker Man
27 October 2010 | by See all my reviews

I first saw this at the Bram Stoker Film Festival, where it won "Best International Feature", and purchased the DVD there (which speaks for itself). It stands up brilliantly to a second viewing, I have to say, and works as well on the small screen as on the big.

The Commune is a good, slow creep in the manner of The Wicker Man, the subject area well researched so that little bits peek through in ways the audience might not always appreciate on a first viewing. It's one of those films where the more you know about the setting the more frightening it is, unlike a lot of horror flicks. The intense colour palette gives it a dissonant quality that enhances the unsettling feeling the film inspires. I feel the climax could have been a little bigger in terms of set pieces, but as it stands it does give the film a more personal feeling.


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