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Burning Bright (2010)

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A thriller centered on a young woman and her autistic little brother who are trapped in a house with a ravenous tiger during a hurricane.

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In Montgomery County, Kelly Taylor is ready to go to college and takes her autistic brother, Tom, to a specialized institution. However, the bank informs her that she does not have sufficient funds in her account to honor her check. Her stepfather, Johnny Gaveneau, withdrew the money from her account the day before. When Kelly arrives home, Johnny reveals that he used the money to buy a tiger for his 'safari show' project. In addition he has the house reinforced, in order to protect it from hurricanes, so all the windows and external doors are covered with wood. When Kelly awakes, she finds that the starving tiger is inside the house and Tom and she are trapped with the ravenous animal. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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His feeding. Your frenzy.

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Rated PG-13 for terror/violence and some language | See all certifications »

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Briana Evigan (Kelly) had an ear infection while filming the laundry shoot scene. See more »

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Johnny Gaveneau: Look, I'm starting a safari ranch. This is my main attraction. I need, you know, a scary animal.
Howie: Scary?
Johnny Gaveneau: Yeah. That's what the tourists pay to see. I don't think this cat's scary enough. I'm not paying top dollar for an animal that doesn't scare anyone and doesn't know any tricks. Now, maybe if I'm paying less, say, $5,000 less...
Howie: Mr. Gaveneau, the only reason we are talking is because last month this cat attacked a circus horse while 300 of your tourists ran screaming for their lives.
Johnny Gaveneau: Chased ...
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References Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003) See more »

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I'm Free
Written by Briana Evigan, Jean Baptiste Kouame, Michael O. McHenry and Alain Whyte
Performed by Freeskool
Published by Little Bean Publishing (BMI), Cherry River Publishing (BMI), Downtown Publishing (BMI),
Whyte Publishing LTD (ASCAP), Sobini Films (BMI) and Absolutely Sobini (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Freeskool and Sobini Films
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Good flick, well above average for a straight to video. Spoiler free review.
23 August 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have been waiting to see this for 2 years since hearing about it on Bloody-Disgusting.com, it was a long wait but i finally got to see it. I can tell you it wasn't perfect but its a good film. There isn't much CGI or green screen used and they use a real tiger, NOT A CGI tiger. The movie is filmed nicely, its well acted, and has a great cast. I don't really have much bad to say about it except that its kind of slow at times. Its pretty original too. Its ashame they dumped it onto DVD, i honestly think its too good for that not to mention that they didn't bother advertising the movie at all. Its very well made for a small little movie.


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