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Red Mist (2008) More at IMDbPro »Freakdog (original title)

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Red Mist -- The medical students at Forthaven General Hospital study hard and party harder, until a cruel prank accidentally puts the facility's creepy janitor into a deep coma. But when one responsible student tries to revive the degenerate loner with an experimental injection, she instead sends his brainwaves berserk.
Red Mist -- A man in a coma uses out of body experiences to kill the people who caused his accident


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Release Date:
3 July 2009 (UK) See more »
Do Not Resuscitate See more »
A young doctor in a US hospital administers a powerful and untested cocktail of drugs to a coma victim... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Arielle Kebbel ... Catherine

Sarah Carter ... Kim

Stephen Dillane ... Dr. Harris

Andrew Lee Potts ... Kenneth

Alex Wyndham ... Jake

Katie McGrath ... Harriet

Christina Chong ... Yoshimi

Martin Compston ... Sean

Michael Jibson ... Steve

MyAnna Buring ... Shelby

Colin Stinton ... Detective Cartert

Nick Hardin ... Walt

Michael J. Reynolds ... Dr. Stegman (as Michael J Reynolds)

Sarah Wilson ... Vanessa (as Sarah Boyd Wilson)

Art Parkinson ... Young Kenneth

Bronagh Taggart ... Kenneth's Mother

Emmett J Scanlan ... Stranger
Derek Halligan ... Pharmacist
Mike Calo ... Bleeding Student
Sandra Ni Bhroin ... Bleeding Student's Girlfriend (as Sandra Ni Bhróin)

Marcus Valentine ... Paramedic 1
Richard McFerran ... Paramedic 2
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Logan Bruce ... Dr. Shemp (uncredited)
Megan O'Rawe-Toner ... Little girl (uncredited)
Robert Render ... Hospital Porter (uncredited)

Directed by
Paddy Breathnach 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Spence Wright  screenplay

Produced by
Simon Bosanquet .... executive producer
Simon Bosanquet .... producer
Michael Henry .... executive producer
Mark Huffam .... producer
Michael Kelly .... producer
Robert Little .... executive producer (as Robbie Little)
Steve Norris .... executive producer
Tomas Torstensson .... executive producer
Original Music by
Stephen Warbeck 
Cinematography by
Ruairí O'Brien (director of photography) (as Ruairi O'Brien)
Film Editing by
Dermot Diskin 
Casting by
Kelly Valentine Hendry 
Gail Stevens 
Production Design by
David Craig 
Costume Design by
Hazel Webb-Crozier 
Makeup Department
Naomi Cripps .... makeup artist
Lisa Hill .... makeup daily (as Lisa Stewart)
Susie O'Sullivan .... prosthetic makeups (as Susan O'Sullivan)
Aisling Toner .... makeup artist
Production Management
Aidan Elliott .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Sean Roe Curran .... trainee assistant director
Barry Keil .... first assistant director
Luke McCollum .... trainee assistant director
Adam Philpott .... third assistant director
Ciara Tinney .... second assistant director
Art Department
Brian Philip Davis .... graphic artist
Colin Holmes .... set dresser
Kevin McCabe .... property master
Anna McCaughtry .... set dresser
Niall McEvoy .... art department assistant
Laura Ng .... stand-by art director
Sound Department
Pietro Dalmasso .... dialogue editor
Stan Fiferman .... foley artist
Mark Fitzpatrick .... foley recordist
Ken Galvin .... sound re-recording mixer
Alex Hudd .... sound consultant: dolby
Peter Lindsay .... production sound mixer
Terry McDonald .... boom operator
Thayna McLaughlin .... sound assistant
Dave McMahon .... foley recordist
Nicola Quinn .... boom operator
Dominic Weaver .... supervising sound editor
Special Effects by
Nick Morton .... special effects supervisor
Visual Effects by
Louie Alexander .... titles compositor: Framestore
Heath Baker .... paint and roto artist: Framestore
Zachary Bloom .... scanning and recording: Framestore
Turea Blyth .... visual effects editorial
Duncan Burbidge .... visual effects producer
Paul Burke .... scanning and recording: Framestore
Sean Danischevsky .... digital compositor
Richard Edwards .... data operator: Framestore
Richard Edwards .... digital intermediate data operator
Karsten Hecker .... film mastering engineer
Jan Hogevold .... executive producer: framestore di
Brian Krijgsman .... colourist: Framestore
Sharon Lock .... title design
Esme Long .... digital intermediate producer
James Long .... digital intermediate data operator
Kevin Lowery .... high definition engineer
Veronica Marcano .... scanning & recording operator
Edwin Metternich .... retouch and restoration: Framestore
Mark Nelmes .... visual effects supervisor
Adam Parker .... retouch and restoration: Framestore
Steve Parsons .... digital compositor
Tom Partridge .... visual effects editor: Framestore
Lee Rankin .... scanning and recording: Framestore
Aatesh Shah .... systems engineer: Framestore
Dan Victoire .... conform editor
Rowley Irlam .... stunts
Paul Jennings .... stunt coordinator
Tom Struthers .... stunts (as Thomas Struthers)
Camera and Electrical Department
Istvan Bolla .... gaffer
Mark L. Cowden .... epk
Norbert Csontos .... electrician
Lynne Davison .... assistant camera
David McAnulty .... key grip
'Kis Gromek' László Molnár .... best boy electric
Helen Sloan .... still photographer
Ruth Woodside .... second assistant camera
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Kerry Gooding .... assistant costume designer
Stephen O'Rawe .... key costumer
Music Department
Becky Bentham .... music supervisor
Paul Clarvis .... musician: percussion
Andrew Dudman .... music mixer
Andrew Dudman .... music recordist
Paul Englishby .... conductor
Olga FitzRoy .... assistant music engineer (as Olga Fitzroy)
Tim Goalen .... assistant music engineer
Andrew Green .... music preparation
Isobel Griffiths .... orchestra contractor
Tim Harris .... musician: bass guitar
John Parricelli .... musician: guitar
David Walter .... music programmer
Stephen Warbeck .... music producer
Stephen Warbeck .... musician: piano
Stephen Warbeck .... orchestrator
Rolf Wilson .... orchestra leader
Transportation Department
Alan Crozier .... transportation captain
Ryan Marshall .... transportation captain
Eamon McKeever .... unit driver
Richard Wilson .... unit driver
Other crew
Alex Boyd .... production daily
Michelle Burns .... assistant production coordinator
Larry Cowan .... location assistant
Aidan Elliott .... production executive
Naomi George .... assistant: simon bosanquet
Layla Mall .... assistant to Mark Huffam
Katrina McBriarty .... assistant production co-ordinator
Stephen McConnell .... assistant production accountant
Stephen McConnell .... location accountant
Olga Parera .... spanish translation for dubbing

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Freakdog" - UK (original title)
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Germany:82 min (European Film Market)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Sarah Carter was an actress in the series Shark with James WoodsSee more »
Factual errors: Child Kenneth is seen with blue eyes at the beginning of movie, while older Kenneth has brown eyes.See more »
Movie Connections:
References Ju-on: The Grudge (2002)See more »
Comeback GirlSee more »


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13 out of 26 people found the following review useful.
Inept, dull and lacking of any real scares, 9 October 2008
Author: dmc102 from Belfast, Northern Ireland

Having seen the Northern Ireland premier of this home-grown horror film at QFT in Belfast, I can now share my disappointment in its complete lack of features that would lead me to recommend it. 'Freakdog' tells the somewhat original tale of a comatose man's control over a group of friends, leading them to commit unspeakable acts. Unfortunately, it fails on almost every level; a complete non-starter as a horror film and totally incoherent as a thriller.

The opening portion of the film is simply dull; a chance for the screenwriter's occasionally competent dialogue to be ruined by an ill-conceived cast. The character development is so lacking that all human aspect of the story is played entirely in cliché, and the standard of acting is poor even for a low-budget independent feature.

Of course, the purpose of this film is obviously to provide either shocks or genuine, disturbing scares. It delivers neither. The film is utterly inept as a horror, offering nothing but a series of mild gore scenes to fans of the genre. Essentially, this film is mixture of poor acting, dull cinematography and a script that, despite a few good pieces of dialogue, is both confusing and simplistic in equal measure. However, the production team must be commended for successfully shooting a U.S-set film in Belfast, which is carried of convincingly.

Overall, 'Freakdog' is a poor effort when pitched against either major Hollywood horror films or the usual B-movie fare. It fails to deliver the necessary scares and constantly suffers from poor acting and a ludicrous storyline. I really cannot recommend this film, which is a real shame as I was hoping it would deliver so much more.

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