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The Familiar -- Everyone wants to know if spirits exist, and if they are good or bad.  Finding out might kill you.


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The Familiar is a terrifying story of spiritual manipulation in the life of a lonely gunsmith named Sam... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Bryan Massey ... Sam

Laura Spencer ... Laura
Jeff West ... Charlie
Ben Hall ... Nathan
Stephanie Young ... Katherine (as Stephanie Young-Brehm)
Dalton Olive ... Young Sam
Reid Strickland ... Young Charlie
Jill McBride ... Waitress
Efraim Rangle ... Liquor Store Clerk
Randy Lusk ... Liquor Store Patron

Directed by
Miles Hanon 
Writing credits
Miles Hanon (written by)

Produced by
Michael Boecking .... executive producer
Heather Olive .... producer
Original Music by
Jason Moore 
Cinematography by
Miles Hanon 
Casting by
Chris Freihofer 
Sound Department
Wes Dewitte .... sound mixer
Craig Kyllonen .... foley artist
Beauxregard Neylon .... foley artist
Jeff Nokes .... boom operator
Colin Weeks .... sound re-recording mixer
Visual Effects by
Matt Doane .... visual effects artist
Camera and Electrical Department
Randy Lusk .... gaffer

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101 min
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5 out of 25 people found the following review useful.
In some way awesome!, 19 July 2010
Author: urx-795-910129 from Estonia

At the beginning i was skeptical about this spirit stuff. After introduced Laura character i was amazed. I must admit Laura Spencer played good role and i really had strange feelings like Sam character could feel. If i would be in this situation in real life, it would make me crazy in good way:) It is always important to have some kind of feeling from movie and it did exactly that! Even the concept itself was a bit silly, the human part was played well. Also there were good technical details. How people handled things, it felt very realistic. One thing i didn't like was the end part, it was too unrealistic for me and for a moment i lost feeling being in movie. After all it is possible that i will watch this movie again later just to get this strange feeling again.

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