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Book of Blood (2009)

 -  Drama | Horror | Mystery  -  8 May 2009 (Turkey)
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A paranormal expert discovers a house that is at the intersection of so-called "highways" transporting souls in the afterlife.

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Paul Blair ...
Reg Fuller
Romana Abercromby ...
Janie
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Derek
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Tollington
Gowan Calder ...
Janie's Mother
Graham Colquhoun ...
Simon's Father
Marcus McLeod ...
Janie's Father
James McAnerney ...
Doctor Nigel Blake
Joy McBrinn ...
Waitress
Charlie McFadden ...
Joanne
Jack North ...
Simon (age 11)
Andrew Scott-Ramsay ...
Male Student
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A paranormal expert discovers a house that is at the intersection of so-called "highways" transporting souls in the afterlife.

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Rated R for bloody violence, sexuality/nudity and language | See all certifications »

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8 May 2009 (Turkey)  »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)
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Clive Barker referred to this as essentially "a haunted house" story. See more »

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[first lines]
Mary Florescu: The dead have highways, running through the wasteland behind our lives, bearing an endless traffic of departed souls. They can be heard in the broken places of our world, through cracks made out of cruelty, violence, and depravity. They have sign posts, these highways, and crossroads and intersections. And it is at these intersections where the dead mingle, and sometimes spill over into our world.
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Unchain My Heart
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Not As Good As I Hoped
23 July 2009 | by (Montréal, Québec) – See all my reviews

I saw this at the fantasia film festival. Since I am a huge Clive Barker fan and have read the Books of Blood I had very high expectations for this movie. But it really let me down. It was not very exciting at all. None of the characters were interesting. I didn't feel like I was experiencing Clive Barker's stories at all. The effects were cool and there was plenty of violence just like I expected. But I didn't relate to any of the characters like I did in the book. It was still interesting to see a budget take on this type of story and I was definitely creeped out by some of the events in Tollington House. But it was almost like I kept waiting for it to get good, and it never did.


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