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The Inheritance -- Five ambitious cousins set out on a family reunion during the dead of winter. The purpose of the retreat is to secure their inheritance, a fortune that dates back many generations.
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Rochelle Aytes ... Lily

Golden Brooks ... Karen
Janae Burney ... Ancestor Girl

Keith David ... Uncle Melvin

André De Shields ... Uncle Grady

Demetrius Grosse ... Ancestor Henry

Darrin Dewitt Henson ... Tyrone

Shawn Michael Howard ... Simpson

Lanre Idewu ... Chakabazz
Chene Lawson ... Ancestor Lily

Adriane Lenox ... Felicia
Johntae Lipscomb ... Ancestor Boy

Chaz Monet ... Ancestor Karen
Edward Nattenberg ... Martin

Novella Nelson ... Aunt Bee
Jenny Weaver ... Julie

D.B. Woodside ... Henry

Directed by
Robert O'Hara 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
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Produced by
Mark Brockbank .... executive producer
Effie Brown .... producer
Van Hayden .... producer
Lanre Idewu .... executive producer
Jermaine O'Neal .... executive producer
Cynthia P. Stafford .... executive producer
Original Music by
Nathan Furst 
Cinematography by
Tommy Maddox-Upshaw 
Film Editing by
Craig Hayes 
Casting by
Chemin Sylvia Bernard 
Production Design by
Cheri Anderson 
Art Direction by
Nate Retzlaff 
Costume Design by
Sarah Staskauskas 
Makeup Department
Rosemary Lawrence .... makeup artist
Production Management
Samantha Stevenson-Berkowitz .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Senica Billingsley .... first assistant director
Art Department
Kellen Berg .... art department intern
Bryan Bredahl .... art department assistant
Matt Joyer .... set dresser
Andrew Mueller .... art department intern
Ryan Nichols .... art department intern
Ryan Nichols .... art department intern
Matthew Reuland .... property master
Sound Department
Leandro Cassan .... sound editor
Eric Lalicata .... sound re-recording mixer
Eric Lalicata .... supervising sound editor
Ryan McBride .... sound designer
Trevor Metz .... sound effects editor
Adam Mohundro .... boom operator
J.T. Mueller .... sound mixer
John Sanacore .... foley mixer
Dan Snow .... sound supervisor
David 'Lion' Thompson .... boom operator
Alex Ullrich .... foley artist
Justin W. Walker .... dialogue editor
Mandell Winter .... supervising sound editor
Visual Effects by
Adam Simpson .... visual effects editor
Camera and Electrical Department
Stephen R. Allen .... still photographer
Amanda Marie Campbell .... assistant chief lighting technician
Amanda Marie Campbell .... best girl electric
Justin Dickson .... lighting technician
Marq Edwards .... camera operator
Kemper Harris .... grip
Nathan Levine-Heaney .... digital imaging technician
Erin McKenzie Poole .... first assistant camera: additional unit
Samson J. Webber .... assistant camera
Matt Zschoche .... chief lighting technician
Casting Department
Natasha Ward .... casting associate
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Solomon Fobb .... set costumer
Editorial Department
Olena Kuhtaryeva .... assistant editor
Vanessa Ruane .... assistant editor
Music Department
Jon Mooney .... music editor
Transportation Department
Christian Dequeiroz .... transportation captain
Marcos DeQueiroz .... driver
Juan Ferrer .... driver
Julio Gallardo .... driver
Sandra Ninham .... transportation coordinator
Jose Tafoya .... driver
Lazaro Zamora .... driver
Other crew
Nicki Andert .... assistant to director
Josh Ardolf .... set production intern
Michael Bail .... production assistant
Clinton Bistodeau .... post production intern
Daniel Brea .... production assistant
Stephanie Jean Elmer .... line producer
Judd Greener .... second assistant director
Nicholas Gumm .... post production intern
Andi Johnson .... assistant production office coordinator
Kassandra Langum .... office production assistant
Brandon James Miller .... production assistant
Tammy Monte .... production accountant
Meredith Nunnikhoven .... production coordinator
Brittany Petros .... post assistant accountant
Savannah Scott .... production assistant (as Savannah Collins)
Kelley Sims .... post production accountant
Wade Whitman .... location manager
Josh Ardolf .... stand-in (uncredited)
Warner Loughlin .... acting coach (uncredited)

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USA:90 min
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Tyrone:Family reunion in the snow. They couldn't have this shit in Puerto Rico?
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11 out of 19 people found the following review useful.
inherit some talent, please..., 22 June 2011
Author: idiotproof-1 from Australia

I downloaded & watched this because it had Keith David in it & it looked like it was an African-American horror film. Yes. Both correct, but both tragically bad attempts. And you co-produced this? Man, what were you thinking. Snorefest. Poor character development, pathetic continuity, molasses styled pacing. It takes over 20mins before someone even bothers to pick up a script.

And seriously, could they not even afford a second camera. Watch carefully, no don't even carefully watch, just look at the screen & see glaringly the lack of 'cinematography'. The one camera & badly placed one at that, screams at the viewer for attention. Boring...

Okay, granted that the snow bound Minnesota setting was not a clichéd location for the cast & they tried to give some historical slant to the proceedings. But major fail on all accounts. It had no real bearing on the plot.

And did they have to stereotype them, despite them being uppity black folk, by having them smoke weed. C'mon. Was that to give them cred for the potential audience despite them all being rich greedy w@nkers.

And the white couple. what was the point of them & especially their only lines of dialogue at the beginning that just happened to imply racist attitudes. Amazingly transparent writing.

and white folk act pretty damn stupid in horror films, but the staggeringly inept action in the woods was shameful.

Def By Temptation stands as the best in this genre.

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