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Clear Lake, WI (2009)

| Thriller | 2009 (USA)
A group of childhood friends return to their former hometown to revisit the horrors that happened there 15 years ago.

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Fifteen years after Clear Lake, WI was evacuated and quarantined by the government, four young adults return to the small town in search of clues about their mysterious past. Back in 1994, a mysterious virus appeared in Clear Lake. As panic spread, a local priest (Michael Madsen) convinced a small group of high school students that the locals were being punished by God, and that the day of retribution had finally arrived. It was their job, claimed the priest, to apprehend the worst sinners, and ensure that they suffered for their transgressions. When government health officials arrived to investigate, they were shocked to discover that 13 of the locals had vanished without a trace, and the majority of the townspeople had abandoned their homes for fear of getting infected. For the following 15 years, the town sat eerily still and completely unoccupied. Now, a group of documentary filmmakers have convinced the kids who previously took part in the kidnappings to return to Clear Lake, and... Written by Brian Ide

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Bury the past or it will Bury you

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In the beginning when everyone meets, They have to pick up Beth at a casino, the St. Croix Casino in Turtle Lake, WI. They then drive through the Twin cities area (Minnesota) to go to Clear Lake, WI. Turtle Lake and Clear Lake are only about 13 miles apart and a very rural area between. See more »

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Clear Lake
Written by LiL'Joe CEO & Salvin Grey
Performed by LiL'Joe CEO & Salvin Grey
Produced/Engineered by Frank G.'Crack Beats'
Co-Produced by LiL'Joe CEO & Salvin Grey
Courtesy of 76 Syndicate Records/Platinum Protection Inc.,USA.
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Fell in Love
20 November 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I just want to comment that I watched this movie at a theater downtown in Minneapolis, MN and absolutely thought it was a great independent film. I think the story plot was complex and interesting. It was more than just another indie film. The actors did an awesome job acting their parts. I believed and felt their horror especially Beth's character played by Carla Toutz. I really felt the pain she was harboring for 15 years and fell in love with her character. Furthermore, Dustin Booth's character Reed had an interesting twist. I don't want to give it away, but lets just say he doesn't turn out to be who you would expect. This is a great film traveling around Wisconsin and Minnesota. If you have a chance to see this film I would definitely recommend it.


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