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Dominick R. Domingo (written by)
John Stecenko (written by)
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I Believe in Mary Worth See more »
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Ryan has been plagued with nightmares since the night his sister Amy went missing 8 years earlier after... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Direct-to-DVD low-budget teenage flick See more (13 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Paul Preiss ... Ryan
Robert J. Locke ... Father O'Neal
Nicole Aiken ... Nicole
Brittany Miller ... Jen
Rachel Taylor ... Amy

Caitlin Wachs ... Mary Worth

Stephen Macht ... Magistrate
Irina Costa ... Rachel

Cooper Campbell ... Clair
Joseph Domingo ... Detective Romano

Elissa Dowling ... Mary Winters

Dean O'Gorman ... Reverend Whittaker
Kristen Dalto ... Maggie
Joseph Battaglia ... Young Ryan
Lauren Phillips ... Ashley
Joe Hendrick ... Roommate

Randy Mulkey ... Governor Holbrook

Chris Blasman ... Rev. Samuel Blake

Matt Huhn ... Governor's Assistant

Sandi Tucker ... Girlfriend (as Sandra Tucker)
Mike Nelson ... Construction Worker
Jackie Kreisler ... Mary Worth Corpse
Merissa Principle ... Mary Worth Corpse
Grant Sawyer ... Security Guard
Gabriella Lamb ... Maggie's Mom
Frank Iatarola ... Teacher
LeLand Washington ... Rob (as Leland Washington)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Dianne Curwick ... Mrs. Whittaker

Clifford Bañagale ... Cafe guy (uncredited)

Directed by
John Stecenko 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Dominick R. Domingo  written by
Joseph Domingo  original concept
Lisa G. Myers  written by (as Lisa Myers)
John Stecenko  written by

Produced by
Robert Ahrens .... producer
Mark Bredahl .... co-producer
Mike Budacheck .... co-executive producer (as Michael Budacheck)
Keith Collea .... co-producer
Joseph Domingo .... executive producer
Cherelle George .... line producer
Frank Gresik .... co-executive producer
Frank Iatarola .... co-producer
Hal Kessler .... executive producer (as Hal 'Corky' Kessler)
John Ladle .... co-executive producer
Robert J. Locke .... producer
Edward Reininger .... co-executive producer
Steven Ritchie .... line producer: 17th century unit
Grant Sawyer .... producer
Blake Smith .... associate producer: 17th century unit
John Stecenko .... producer
Paul Stecenko .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
Steven Keifer 
 
Cinematography by
Joe Hendrick 
John Stecenko 
 
Film Editing by
Ricky Hayner 
 
Casting by
Joe Adams 
Robert J. Locke 
 
Art Direction by
Christina M. Novello 
 
Costume Design by
Sharron Domingo 
Anne Niermeyer 
 
Makeup Department
Monique Benoit .... key makeup and hair: NY
Josephine de Montjoye .... special effects makeup artist: 17th Century Unit
Fiona Distefano .... key makeup and hair: 17th century unit
Matt Jackson .... special effects makeup artist
Amanda Lahr .... makeup artist (as Amanda Benper)
Maria Lambert .... key make-up and hair: artist
Maria Lambert .... special effects makeup artist
Germaine L. Nichols .... additional makeup
Cynthia Ann Richards .... assistant make-up and hair artist
Zena Shteysel .... makeup artist
Charles C. Wills .... special makeup effects artist
 
Production Management
Keith Collea .... post-production executive
Cherelle George .... unit production manager
Grant Sawyer .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Benjamin Adams .... first assistant director
Dominick R. Domingo .... director: 17th century unit
Laurel Howard .... first assistant director: NY
Dana Keating .... second assistant director: 17th century unit
Kasia Kelly .... second second assistant director
Kelly Kenny .... second assistant director
Anna Moulaison-Moore .... first assistant director (as Anna Moulaison-Massey)
Patricia Ann Pless .... second assistant director: NY
Andrew Stetson .... second second assistant director
Joseph Suarez .... first assistant director: 17th century unit
 
Sound Department
Zachary Bangma .... boom operator: 17th century unit
Tyrone Brown .... boom operator: NY
Eric Davison .... sound mixer: NY
Andrew Edelman .... sound mixer
Soren Handberg .... assistant sound editor
Kelly Kenny .... boom operator
Dana Kopetzky .... sound mixer: 17th century unit
Raphael Laski .... sound mixer: NY
Erik Lundmark .... sound effects editor: and designer
Fred Stuben .... sound mixer
Denzil Xavier .... sound mixer
 
Visual Effects by
Gordon Fales .... visual effects supervisor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
J. Alan .... still photographer
Dane Brehm .... first assistant camera "b"
Valentina Caniglia .... director of photography: 17th century unit
Eric C. Castro .... gaffer: 17th century unit
Lyle Cervenka .... still photographer
Thomas Cestare .... gaffer: NY (as Tom Cestare Jr)
Wil E. Coyete .... best boy electric (as Wil Ecoyete)
Shannon Davis .... key grip: 17th century unit
Rich Ferry .... best boy electric
Stephen Furry .... best boy electric
Tyler Harrison .... camera loader
Joe Hendrick .... first assistant camera
Brian 'Machine' Hoehn .... camera operator: 17th century unit
Michael Kowalczyk .... still photographer
Robin Mallard .... gaffer
Sabyn Mayfield .... best boy grip
Joe Mobijob .... key grip (as Joe Mojiob)
Guy Morgan .... key grip: NY
Nittaya Morgan .... best boy grip
David Newbert .... grip (as Dave Newbert)
Zach Richard .... first assistant camera "a"
Ari Robbins .... steadicam operator
Alex Scott .... camera loader
Rob Staliano .... first assistant camera
Sal Trock .... best boy grip
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Kerrie Kordowski .... on-set costumer
 
Editorial Department
Sonya Mattson .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Megan Evans .... production assistant
Erin Forrest .... script supervisor
Dale V. Franz .... script supervisor: 17th century unit
J. Antonio Jimenez .... production coordinator (as Antonio Jimenez)
Dana Keating .... production office coordinator
Chris Kerner .... miscellaneous crew
Hal Kessler .... legal (as Corky Kessler)
Lydia O'Neill .... script supervisor: NY
James Roddy .... production assistant
Jim Rogers .... voice over
Maggie Rydell .... voice over
Mike Vaughn .... voice over
 
Thanks
Joe Adams .... in memory of: 1967-2006
Mark Bredahl .... special thanks
Richard C. Brustein .... special thanks
Sam Eigen .... special thanks
Angelo Giannakopoulos .... special thanks
Lydia and Angelo Giannakopoulos .... special thanks
Brandon Paine .... special thanks
Robin Reinhardt .... special thanks (as Robin Reinhardt-Locke)
Dino Spencer .... special thanks
Victor Stecenko .... special thanks
Brian Sweet .... special thanks
Shawn T .... special thanks
Shawn M. Thompson .... special thanks
Gary Topolewski .... special thanks
Tom Tsatas .... special thanks
Yasue Tugee .... special thanks
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for some violence, language and sexuality/nudity
Runtime:
93 min
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Sound Mix:
Stereo (RCA Sound System)
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Goofs:
Anachronisms: The 1800s paper excavated from the murder site is typeset in ITC Blackadder, a modern computer font.See more »
Quotes:
Clair:Bitch ruined my hair.See more »

FAQ

Is the short film, "Marked4Mary: The Game (2007)," connected with John Stecenko's movie, "The Legend Of Bloody Mary (2008)"?
Does anyone know the true origins of the Bloody Mary Worth mirror "game"?
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4 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Direct-to-DVD low-budget teenage flick, 23 April 2009
Author: DrLex from Belgium

The title of my review pretty much sums it up, but since I have to write at least 10 lines, here goes. You will not want to watch this movie if you want to see: 1.) fast pacing at any moment in the movie, 2.) fluent dialogue, 3.) smooth editing, 4.) good acting, 5.) suspenseful build-ups, 6.) more or less stable image that doesn't induce seasickness, 7.) good CGI.

I also can't recommend this movie to people susceptible to claustrophobia, because half of the time the camera is pretty much shoved almost into the faces of the actors for no reason whatsoever. It gives the feel that everything was recorded in rooms barely large enough to hold both the actors and the filming crew.

There are some scenes of people walking and driving cars, with no other apparent purpose than to lengthen the duration of the movie, even though the pacing is already sleep-inducing on its own. Some of these scenes are accompanied by music that feels out of place, unless you accept that this movie is geared towards a young teenage audience. These scenes look like a typical karaoke video but without the scrolling lyrics.

The whole thing feels like separate parts which were just concatenated, without any attempt to get the pacing right. I'm not just talking about the different scenes, even within a single scene it's as if they recorded all the actors sequentially, making them say all their lines at once, and then interleaved these video streams. As a result, there are frequent unnatural and awkward pauses between sentences.

And then there's the shaky cam, which is used at all the wrong moments. During a simple conversation between two characters, it's as if the camera man gets progressively more drunk and eventually is unable to track his subject even though it is sitting still in a chair.

Even the sound has a low-budget quality to it. The clearly audible different background noises on the dialogue of actors in the same scene support my theory that each actor acted all their lines sequentially. They could at least have mixed some extra consistent background noise over the entire scene to mask this.

My threshold for a movie that has something still making it worth watching is 5/10. I give this one a 3. There were some scenes that came remotely close to being scary, and the historical parts looked pretty good. But for the rest it felt like the filming project of a bunch of high school kids.

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