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Burning Bright (2010)

PG-13 | | Drama, Horror, Thriller | 2 May 2012 (Bahrain)
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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Johnny Gaveneau
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Schicka ...
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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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Drama | Horror | Thriller

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

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Although real tigers were used for the film, the actors never interacted with them. See more »

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Johnny Gaveneau: Man makes his own luck! Isn't that right, Lucifer?
[bangs cage, the tiger growls]
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References Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003) See more »

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Written and Performed by Dan Janisch
Published by I Gotta Quit Smoking Music (ASCAP)
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This is a real thriller!
21 September 2010 | by (Toronto, Ontario) – See all my reviews

Wow...finally...a movie that actually thrills.

Set in predominately one location, and with a minimal cast, this is one of the best examples at making not only a movie, but also making it entertaining and thrilling, captivating and memorable.

Scary from many aspects, the writers, actors, director and all involved did a spectacular film in developing what I can only state as a real thriller.

Out of all the thrillers and horror movies I've seen...this is possibly in the top 3 and with a small budget while always ensuring suspense and tension.

Awesome


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