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The Seamstress -- The legend of the seamstress who sews shut the eyes and mouth of her victims
The Seamstress -- A horribly-mutilated, undead specter walks a lonely Island, killing for pleasure as it awaits its ultimate revenge.


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A million ways to die......this is the worst.
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The Seamstress (DVD Review)
 (From Fangoria. 15 September 2009, 11:07 PM, PDT)

The Seamstress Stitches a DVD Release Date
 (From Dread Central. 6 July 2009, 11:44 PM, PDT)

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  (in credits order)
Kailin See ... Allie Plachtt
David Kopp ... Jason

James Kirk ... Albert

Lara Gilchrist ... Dina
Sarah Mutch ... Lizzie

Richard Stroh ... Paul
Kevin McNulty ... Collier Gatier

Aaron Pearl ... Ryan Caull

David Nykl ... Donny Plachtt
Andee Frizzell ... The Seamstress
Norman Misura ... The Superintendant

Jennifer Copping ... Margaret Caull

Lance Henriksen ... Sheriff Virgil Logan

Directed by
Jesse James Miller 
Writing credits
Mark Garbett (written by) &
David Andrew Lloyd (written by) and
Bob Hume (written by)

Produced by
Kristian Andresen .... associate producer
Andrew Bronstein .... producer
Todd Brooks .... associate producer
Mark Garbett .... co-producer
Bob Hume .... associate producer
Oliver-Barret Lindsay .... associate producer (as Oliver Lindsay)
Original Music by
Jeffery Alan Jones (music composer)
Cinematography by
Corey Robson (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Charlie Renfrew 
Art Direction by
Adrian Hrytzak 
Set Decoration by
Ocea Ringrose 
Costume Design by
Sofia Bozikis 
Makeup Department
Matthew Aebig .... assistant special effects makeup
Chris Bennett .... hair stylist
Maura Halliday .... key makeup artist
Tracy Lai .... key special effects makeup
Production Management
Todd Brooks .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Melissa Lukacevic .... second assistant director
Ian Samoil .... first assistant director
Art Department
Jody Anderson .... assistant set decorator
Morgan Blake .... assistant set decorator
Robert Pratt .... storyboard artist (as Rob Pratt)
Ocea Ringrose .... property master
Elliott Trueman .... greensman
Sound Department
Doug Kerr .... boom operator
Jon Ritchie .... sound designer
Jon Ritchie .... sound mixer
Jon Ritchie .... sound re-recording mixer
Special Effects by
Ron Kozier .... special effects coordinator
Visual Effects by
Chris Abbas .... compositor
Chris Abbas .... title design
Keegan Douglas .... lead compositor
Sean Gilhooly .... visual effects coordinator
Jeremy Hampton .... 3D artist
Roula Lainas .... visual effects producer
Milton Muller .... compositor
Gordon Oscar .... 3D artist
Rachelle Paquin .... compositor (as Rachelle Bisson-Monpetit)
Vasho Pekar .... compositor
Kenton Rannie .... compositor
Charles Roxburgh .... additional effects
Adam Stern .... visual effects supervisor
Nickolas Baric .... stunt rigger (as Nick Barratt)
Krista Bell .... stunt double: Kailin See
Krista Bell .... stunt performer
Dustin Brooks .... stunt coordinator
Colin Decker .... stunt rigger
Darryl Quon .... stunt rigger (as Daryl Kwan)
Hugo Steele .... stunt rigger
Camera and Electrical Department
Jason Callaghan .... second assistant camera: "a" & "b" camera
Herb Crowder .... camera operator: "a" camera (as Herbert Crowder)
Damon J. Evans .... gaffer (as Damon Evans)
Alex Godfrey .... key grip (as Alexander Godfrey)
Aaron Johnson .... grip/electric swing
Chris Judson .... grip/electric swing
Walter Le Daca .... still photographer (as Walter Ledaca)
Walter Le Daca .... video photographer (as Walter Ledaca)
Robin Lindala .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Corey Robson .... camera operator: "b" camera
Keith Sherritt .... best boy electrician
Keith Sherritt .... generator operator
John Spasoff .... best boy grip
Jeremy Spofford .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Ray Wong .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Casting Department
Bette Chadwick .... casting: Canada
Jan Glaser .... casting: US
Rebecca Zoe Leigh .... casting coordinator
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Sandy Buck .... set costumer
Sandy Peterson .... assistant costume designer
Editorial Department
Daniel Barone .... color timing
Mark Shearer .... additional editing
Other crew
Luke Bradshaw .... script supervisor
Jason Crosby .... marine coordinator
Alaena Drews .... assistant production accountant
David W. Hamilton .... production insurance: Focus Entertainment (as David Hamilton)
Ryan Hanson .... boat operator
Bob Hume .... production coordinator
Justin Johnson .... assistant chef
Brent Kudrick .... boat operator
Tina Lynch .... production accountant: Harbour Block
Bridget Strobl .... water safety
Courtney Tuckwood .... chef
Cheryl Tyler .... assistant accountant
Scott Williams .... craft service
Scott Williams .... first aid
Jeb Beach .... the production wishes to thank
Megan Bodaly .... the production wishes to thank
Sarah Deakins .... the production wishes to thank
Paul Di Franco .... the production wishes to thank
Patrick Dussault .... the production wishes to thank
Kurt Evans .... the production wishes to thank
Marnie Gee .... the production wishes to thank
Penny Gibbs .... the production wishes to thank
Park Heffelfinger .... the production wishes to thank
Leanne Jijian Hume .... the production wishes to thank
Tina Illman .... the production wishes to thank (as Tina Payne)
Nicholas Lea .... the production wishes to thank (as Nic Lea)
Nelson Leis .... the production wishes to thank (as Nelson Carter-Leis)
J.J. Makaro .... the production wishes to thank (as JJ Makaro)
Harvie McCracken .... the production wishes to thank
Dan McKinney .... the production wishes to thank
Marta McLaughlin .... the production wishes to thank (as Marta)
Wayne McLaughlin .... the production wishes to thank
Yvonne Melville .... the production wishes to thank
Jennifer Metcalf .... the production wishes to thank
Bruce Moseley .... the production wishes to thank
Aleks Paunovic .... the production wishes to thank
Dave Payne .... the production wishes to thank (as Dave)
Joshua Rainhard .... the production wishes to thank (as Josh Rainhard)
Stellina Rusich .... the production wishes to thank
Joelly Segal .... the production wishes to thank
Howard Siegel .... the production wishes to thank
Elliott Trueman .... the production wishes to thank
Sean Tyson .... the production wishes to thank
Rob Vreugde .... the production wishes to thank
Riley Walsh .... the production wishes to thank
Jonathan Wener .... the production wishes to thank
Shayne A. Wilson .... the production wishes to thank (as Shayne Wilson)
Kody Zimmermann .... the production wishes to thank (as Kody Zimmerman)

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Rated R for violence, some language and sexuality
Germany:85 min (European Film Market) | France:72 min | USA:76 min
Australia:MA15+ (2014) | Singapore:NC-16 | USA:R (certificate #45421)

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Revealing mistakes: The character of Collier Gatier wears his v-neck sweater backwards, with no obvious rationale.See more »
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References The Ferryman (2007)See more »
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34 out of 50 people found the following review useful.
Where did it all go wrong..., 19 September 2009
Author: ultraextreme from United Kingdom

Oh dear, this started out quite promising really. Sure its well trodden ground these days, teens ship out to an island in search of a missing man, an island supposedly cursed by a schoolteacher who was killed gruesomley by an angry mob for a crime she didn't commit. So far so teen-slasher-romp. It even starts out with a half decent gore scene, but things just get worse and worse. The 'teens' are pretty unbelievable as human beings despite playing pretty defined stereotypes, although this is more of a script weakness than an acting one. Their behaviour is unintelligible given the situation with no firm moral direction, at times they behave as if finding a friend hanging from a tree with their eyes and mouth sown shut is the ultra terrifying situation it would be in real life, but then in the next breath they are all splitting up in a dark forest as if it's nothing, I know this is nothing new in a teen horror, heck its a STAPLE, but its just so contrived in this movie.

As the film approaches its predictable finale things just become a bit laughable, genuinely i can only assume they ran out of money and everything starts to fall apart, the characters do completely bizarre things, the twists make no sense, the conclusion makes no sense the film ends up making no sense. Really poor.

4/10 and thats being generous for the odd decent scene the film dishes out, oh and in a teen slasher there is SUPPOSED to be at least one topless hottie, nope they don't even get that genre necessity right

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