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Poison Ivy: The Secret Society -- Small-town girl Danielle "Daisy" Ladd transfers to an elite private college and finds herself embroiled in a secret society of seductress co-eds who manipulate men to their advantage.

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Director:
Writers:
Liz Maverick (written by) and
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Release Date:
27 July 2008 (USA) See more »
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After a mysterious death of a young college student occurs late one night at a prestigious New England college... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Directed by
Jason Hreno 
 
Writing credits
Liz Maverick (written by) and
Peter Sullivan (written by) and
Michael Worth (written by)

Produced by
Kim Arnott .... co-producer
Oliver De Caigny .... associate producer
Lisa M. Hansen .... executive producer
Kevin Kasha .... executive producer
Lindsay MacAdam .... producer (as Lindsay Macadam)
Kirk Shaw .... executive producer
Stacey Shaw .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Kyle Kenneth Batter 
Gregory Tripi 
 
Cinematography by
Kamal Derkaoui (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Asim Nuraney 
 
Casting by
Candice Elzinga 
 
Production Design by
Renee Read 
 
Set Decoration by
Josh Plaw 
 
Costume Design by
Farnaz Khaki-Sadigh 
 
Makeup Department
Tara Colledge .... key hair stylist (as Tara College)
Colleen Conroy .... first assistant swing
Calla Syna Dreyer .... key makeup artist
Sarah Bergeest Still .... first assistant swing (as Sarah Bergeest)
 
Production Management
Charlotte Clark-Gamache .... post-production supervisor
John Prince .... production manager
Sarah Rogers .... unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Michael Collins .... third assistant director
Jennifer Kidd .... second assistant director
Robert Randall .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Patrick Beattie .... on-set dresser
Scott Elwood .... dresser
Linda Ganderton .... on-set dresser
Krista Lomax .... graphic designer
Chris Nohel .... assistant set decorator
Tyler Page .... property master
Daniel Rheault .... on-set dresser (as Dan Rheault)
Tullis Rose .... assistant property master
John Tiffen .... lead dresser (as Jon Toffin)
 
Sound Department
Tim Archer .... sound re-recording mixer
Jason Cole .... foley artist
Randy Kiss .... sound re-recording mixer
Randy Kiss .... sound supervisor
Scott C. Kolden .... sound effects editor (as Scott Kolden)
Tad Nazar .... sound mixer
Paul Novokshonoff .... boom operator
Alan Perkins .... dialogue editor
Scott Schmidt .... foley recordist
Scott Schmidt .... sound re-recording mixer
Colin Rogers .... adr mixer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Brant McIlroy .... special effects coordinator
Martin Testa .... special effects assistant (as Martin Tista)
 
Visual Effects by
Douglas Kerr .... senior visual effects artist: Insight VFX
James McLeod .... visual effects artist: Insight VFX
Richard Mintak .... visual effects supervisor: Insight VFX
Jon Shaw .... senior visual effects artist: Insight VFX
George Tsirogiannis .... visual effects artist: Insight VFX
 
Stunts
Brett Armstrong .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Shannon Abbott .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Ken Bates .... generator operator
Bill Corbett .... lead man
Tony Durke .... lighting technician
Mark Evans .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Chris Hansen .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Pauline Heaton .... underwater camera
Chris Johnson .... lamp operator (as Christopher Johnson)
Vince Laxton .... gaffer
James P. Lewis .... camera operator: "b" camera (as James Lewis)
Dan Mannix .... Steadicam operator
Michael Moreno .... lamp operator
Adrian Netto .... best boy grip
Marty Nicholas .... dolly grip
Matthew Nordin .... lamp operator
Dave Patterson .... camera trainee
Jim Power .... grip (as Jimmy Power)
Dan Pressler .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Armand Santos .... best boy electric
Jeff Smith .... key grip
Rene Smith .... camera operator: "a" camera
James Sward .... lamp operator
Todd Thibideau .... grip
Katie Yu .... still photographer
 
Casting Department
Fern Champion .... casting: Los Angeles
L.A. Hilts .... extras casting (as LA Hilts)
Christina Kam .... extras casting assistant
Paul Ruddy .... casting: Los Angeles
Martina Smyth .... casting associate (as Martina Smith)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Christina Barry .... on-set costume supervisor
Jessika Chabot .... costumer: prep
Jolyne Maier .... extras costumer
Sara Rakhshandeh .... assistant costume designer
Kai Siperko .... costume truck supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Todd Giroux .... technical supervisor
Tony Kent .... additional editing
Joel Madsen .... assistant editor
Lorne Miess .... colorist
Leah Myers .... post-production coordinator
Ismael Ribeiro .... technical supervisor
Alissa Roode .... on-line assistant
Nancy Valle .... post-production executive: New Line
Colin G. Cooper .... assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Craig Ferguson .... musician: guitar player
 
Transportation Department
Tony Boulter .... driver
Benjamin Easterday .... driver: cast
Cameron Foss .... transport captain
Atilla Fulop .... driver: picture car (as Attila Fulop)
Peter Holt .... driver
Blair MacDonald .... driver: special equipment (as Blair McDonald)
Karver Maxwell .... transport captain
Brian Rind .... driver: cable truck (as Brian Rynd)
Mark Schmitke .... driver: special equipment
Charlie Schrodt .... driver
Fred Sheremeta .... driver: special equipment
Morris Tancredi .... driver
Ray Waechter .... transport coordinator
Bill Wallace .... driver: special equipment
Sharon Whyte .... driver: cast
 
Other crew
Grant Astle .... craft service
Grant Astle .... first aid
Brianna Bagnall .... production assistant
Patrick Canning .... assistant: Ms. Hansen
Doran Chandler .... legal services: Roberts & Stahl
Randy Clair .... security coordinator
Meaghan Cochrane .... publicist
Jennie Empey .... key production assistant
Crystal Fuller .... production assistant
Anya Gadison .... extras wrangler
Mark Gamache .... location scout
Melissa Goddard .... special consultant
Breanne Hartley .... manager of business affairs
Judith Hopkinson .... sous chef: Reel Appetites
Lori Huck .... special consultant
Ally Kimura .... second assistant coordinator
Jon Kroll .... special consultant
Ryan Mains .... trainee location manager
James McBurney .... production assistant
Kenneth Meisenbacher .... assistant location manager (as Ken Meisenbacher)
Darin Mickelson .... key production assistant (as Darin Micelson)
Peter Morgan .... special consultant
Wendy Nahanee .... production coordinator
Elva Parsons .... production accountant (as Elva Mathieu)
Elva Parsons .... production accountant
Elfie Pavlakovic .... extras wrangler (as Elfie Pavlovic)
Angela Pegg .... production assistant
Jamie Rauch .... production assistant
Crystal Remmey .... production coordinator
Gareth Ryan .... production assistant
Mike Sandyke .... craft service assistant
Mike Sandyke .... first aid assistant
Grace Scott .... post-production accountant
Curtis Raymond Shideler .... executive assistant to producer
Linda Sims .... controller
Devi Singh .... assistant: Mr. Shaw
Jamie Skelton .... key production assistant
Marie-Louise Stares .... office production assistant
Anah Teele .... first assistant coordinator
Lilian Umurungi .... business affairs
Lilly Warkentin .... sous chef: Reel Appetites
D. Aubrey White .... production assistant (as Daniel White)
Susan Williams .... script supervisor
Karen Zajac .... location manager
Michael Zwart .... chef: Reel Appetites
 
Thanks
David W. Hamilton .... the producers would like to thank: Focus Entertainment Insurance Brokers Inc.
Charlene Paling .... the producers would like to thank: National Bank of Canada
 

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95 min | Argentina:95 min (DVD version)
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The Latin motto of the Ivies, 'Concordia Res Parvae Crescunt', means 'Small things grow through harmony'.See more »
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6 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
This series should be laid to rest., 27 February 2010
Author: L. Denis Brown (ldbrown1@shaw.ca) from Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

The first film of this series featured Drew Barrymore as Ivy, a teenage nymphet without any moral scruples using her physical attractions to destroy those who crossed her path. Released in 1992, it incorporated a significant amount of nudity. Two later films have featured Alyssa Milano and Jaime Pressly playing characters with different names but not dis-similar roles. All three films were essentially trashy melodramas, none achieved an IMDb viewer rating above the mid way point; but not because of poor acting, they all gave the career of their star a useful boost. Today however they are barely remembered, most filmgoers asked about one of them would probably scratch their head in bewilderment, and Insight were certainly taking a chance when they decided to make a fourth version of this story two years ago. Unfortunately it did not come off - like its predecessors this is a trashy melodrama with a transparent and overworked story spiced up with eye candy to increase its appeal; but not sure what audience it is really trying to attract. Ivy returns to this film in the guise of a University secret society - the Ivy Women's Society - which has established a dangerous influence on the administrative machinery of the University, and under the guidance of its current President (Azalea, played by Shawna Waldron) is prepared to go to any lengths, including violence if necessary, in order to maintain this. An unsophisticated country girl (Daisy, played by Miriam McDonald) who has decided to seek a University education following the death of her parents, improbably proves to be her most serious obstacle. Unfortunately this is only one of many very serious flaws in the story as presented. For example PI-4 includes a totally ludicrous and unnecessary bondage sequence showing new recruits to the "Secret" Society being tattooed during their initiation.

My TV version of PI-4 incorporated virtually no nudity but the Parent's Guide notes in this database just comprises the comment "nudity throughout". I understand the first release on television was a bowdlerised version, a number of spicy sequences intended to increase its appeal were added for a limited cinema release and later an even more spicy unrated DVD was released. Comments such as that above are of little help to parents in such circumstances. Ideally the Parent's Guide should relate to the cinema release, but once a film has made its rounds in the movie houses most prospective fresh viewers will only see either a heavily cut TV version or a spiced up DVD, probably designed for the young married viewers who rent or buy most DVD's today. These alternatives are as different as chalk from cheese. The TV version of PI-4 runs about 84m and the DVD 95m - for very different reasons neither is suitable for children's viewing. Similarly I have a PG14 version of "Wedding Crashers" which runs for 94 m, the R rated cinema version runs 119m and an unrated DVD 127m - over a third longer. This wide gulf in running times between TV versions and DVD versions for many films which are no longer regularly screened can nullify the value of IMDb Parent's Guide notes even though we all recognise they are of great importance to worried parents. Furthermore, when added sequences in DVD versions are designed to appeal to a different audience, they are often incompatible and spoil whatever appeal the original film had. The DVD of "Alice in Wonderland" (1975) included two different versions - comments on this database show that most viewers preferred the original shorter version, not because it was more suitable for children but because it ran more smoothly. If the Parent's Guide is to continue providing harassed parents with help they feel they can trust, IMDb needs to examine this problem. Often I have wanted to contribute to these guidance notes, but found this almost impracticable because multiple versions of the film exist. Perhaps IMDb could open a blog for further discussion - it would not be relevant here.

My advice is to stay away from either version of PI-4 - the only reason to watch is if you are interested in its two young stars. Here Shawna Waldron played a part which I believe enhanced her reputation as an actress. It reminded me of the part played by Sarah Michelle Geller in Cruel Intentions. Both had to display subtle glances and gestures showing freedom from moral scruples when with cronies, whilst appearing highly moral and demure with all other people - a difficult accomplishment. But, whilst Cruel Intentions was a very good film, Poison Ivy-4 only rates 2 stars.

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