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Jack Ketchum (screenplay)
Jack Ketchum (based upon the book by)
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Release Date:
28 August 2009 (Canada) See more »
Survivors of a feral flesh-eating clan are chowing their way through the locals. Amy Halbard and Claire... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Jessica Butler ... Eartheater
Kelly Carey ... Loreen Kaltsas

Holter Graham ... Vic Manetti
T.J. Graye ... Gloria
Stephen Grey ... First Stolen

Amy Hargreaves ... Amy Halbard

Taylor Piedmonte ... Miles Harrison

Art Hindle ... George Chandler
Erick Kastel ... Stephen Carey
John Kochahney ... Cave Baby
Matt Larkin ... Cop #1
Daniel Lemieux ... Cop #2

Spencer List ... Rabbit
Jack Ketchum ... Max Joseph (as Dallas Mayr)

Pollyanna McIntosh ... The Woman
Scott Mellema ... Detective
Emma Elizabeth Messing ... Baby Melissa (as Emma Messing)

Andrew Elvis Miller ... David Halbard
Will Miller ... Biting Baby Double
Preston Mulligan ... Boy
Ed Nelson ... Cow (as Edward Nelson)

Tommy Nelson ... Luke
Frank Olsen ... Will Campbell
Leigh Shannan Feldpausch ... Second Stolen (as Leigh Shannan)
Ahna Tessler ... Claire Carey
Robert Tonino ... EMS

Andrew van den Houten ... Assistant Medical Examiner
Jana Veldheer ... Hitchhiker Susan
Rachel White ... Girl
Luke Sass ... Policeman
Peter Sass ... Policeman
Tommy Sass ... Policeman
Tracy Lorenz ... Policeman
Chris Martinez ... Policeman

Directed by
Andrew van den Houten 
Writing credits
Jack Ketchum (screenplay)

Jack Ketchum (based upon the book by)

Produced by
Joe Dreier .... co-executive producer
Moses Gross .... executive producer
Art Hindle .... associate producer
Zorinah Juan .... associate producer
Zorinah Juan .... line producer
William M. Miller .... producer
Frank Olsen .... executive producer
Robert Tonino .... producer
Ildi Toth Davy .... co-executive producer
Andrew van den Houten .... producer
Original Music by
Ryan Shore 
Cinematography by
William M. Miller (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Douglas Buck 
Casting by
Cindi Rush 
Production Design by
Krista Gall 
Brian Rzepka 
Costume Design by
Michael Bevins 
Makeup Department
Ellen Arden .... makeup department head
Kevin Martinez .... assistant special makeup effects
Laura Menear .... wig designer
Anthony Pepe .... key special effects makeup artist
Heather Dawn Spataro .... assistant makeup artist
Production Management
Zorinah Juan .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Sarah Grant .... first assistant director
David Patton .... second assistant director
Art Department
Aaron Bannasch .... art assistant
Ryan Beasecker .... shop foreman
Ryan Copping .... art assistant
Krista Gall .... set designer
Kristen Renee Gorlitz .... property master (as Kristen Gorlitz)
Matt Nesbary .... art intern
Kevin Parson .... set dresser
Josh Rovner .... sets: second unit
Rob Yapkowitz .... set: second unit
Sound Department
Eli Cohn .... adr engineer
John D'Aquino .... sound mixer
Spencer Hall .... sound post supervisor
Spencer Hall .... sound re-recording mixer
Jeff Hoisington .... boom operator
David C. Huet .... additional boom
Andrew Smetek .... dialogue editor
Andrew Smetek .... sound designer
Special Effects by
Anthony Pepe .... special effects makeup
Visual Effects by
Peter M. O'Neill .... digital compositor
Dan Lemieux .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Ryan Beasecker .... key grip
Chris Clarke .... gaffer
Andrew Dickieson .... second assistant camera
Jamie A. Marlowe .... first assistant camera
Casey McClurken .... electrician
Erica Thurlow .... best boy electric
Casting Department
Fiona McMaster .... extras casting
Michele B. Weiss .... casting associate
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Kathryn Robertson .... wardrobe supervisor
Editorial Department
Bradley J. Kirsch .... assistant editor
Pat Mathews .... senior film colorist
Peter M. O'Neill .... on-line editor
Other crew
Jackie Fletcher .... production accountant
Valentin Galvan .... assistant production office coordinator
David C. Huet .... production assistant (as Dave Huet)
Lee McEwen .... production assistant
Josh Orgeck .... production assistant
Lluis Fe Perez .... key production assistant
David Pollison .... acquisitions for Ghost House Underground
Scott Symons .... intern
Joe Warner .... script supervisor

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Rated R for strong bloody violence and gore, disturbing situations, language, nudity and some sexuality
Germany:100 min (European Film Market) | USA:79 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

At least one of the cannibals in this movie is really a vegetarian.See more »
Errors in geography: Although the setting is to be around Dead River, Maine (the characters point out the region around Machias), the scene where the police and former policeman/investigator George are discussing the whereabouts of the killers, the police cars in the scene are a sheriff's vehicle and a clearly marked Michigan police car - complete with the lower and upper peninsulas displayed on the front quarter panel.See more »
Movie Connections:
References Flaming Star (1960)See more »
Me and My HorseSee more »


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4 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Woodish in a Way, 28 July 2011
Author: msclarissa from Tokyo, Japan

This is probably how a film by Ed Wood would look nowadays, if he would have made his films at modern standards! Not that there are many technical mistakes, but it takes about 20 minutes to get used to the wooden-handed style of direction and poor acting. If you can stand through that so far, and don't mind very dumb policemen in a movie, the film actually delivers enough gory scenes which might be quite enjoyable for fans of the genre.

Funny was that the Japanese DVD had subtitles for the dialogs between the cannibals, I doubt that there are some in the original version.

Except the taboo of the involvement of children, this film based on Jack Ketchum's novel lacks the intensity of "The Girl Next Door" which I liked much better!

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