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H.P. Lovecraft (story)
Andrew Leman (screenplay)
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H. P. Lovecraft's weird tale of ALIEN HORROR comes to VIVID LIFE... Filmed in genuine Mythoscope. See more »
Plot:
Based on the H. P. Lovecraft story of the same name, a folklorist investigates reports of unusual creatures in Vermont only to uncover more than he bargained for | Full synopsis »
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Very good adaptation See more (26 total) »

Cast

 

Stephen Blackehart ... Charlie Tower

Autumn Wendel ... Hannah Masterson

P.J. King ... Workman

Casey Kramer ... Fort Admirer

Annie Abrams ... Starlet

Portia Backus ... Train patron

Zack Gold ... Astronomy Colleague
Barry Lynch ... Henry Akeley

Joe Sofranko ... George Akeley

Matt Lagan ... Nathaniel Ward
Andrew Leman ... Charles Fort

Daniel Kaemon ... P.F. Noyes
Matt Foyer ... Albert Wilmarth

John Jabaley ... Superintendent

Conor Timmis ... Porter (scenes deleted)

Lance J. Holt ... Davis Bradbury
Sean Branney ... B-67

Don Yanan ... Dean Hayes
Adrianne Grady ... Wife / Student

Mike Dalager ... Black Pharaoh
Caspar Marsh ... Will Masterson
Ronald L. Johnson ... Cultist
Robert Graziano ... Cultist
Vlad Peters ... Cult Member
Anthony Andruss ... College Student (as Tony Dekarski)
David Pavao ... Jordan Lowell
Martin Wateley ... Walter Brown
Andrew Ball ... Student
Clifford Ball ... Cultist
Paul Ita ... Farmer
Stephen Daly ... Lecture Audience Member
Christopher Ball ... Student

Directed by
Sean Branney 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Sean Branney  screenplay
Andrew Leman  screenplay
H.P. Lovecraft  story

Produced by
Sean Branney .... executive producer
Chris Lackey .... associate producer
Andrew Leman .... executive producer
Sandy Petersen .... executive producer
Davey Robertson .... producer (as David Robertson)
Darrell Tutchton .... executive producer
John Younger .... line producer
 
Original Music by
Troy Sterling Nies 
 
Cinematography by
Davey Robertson  (as David Robertson)
 
Film Editing by
Davey Robertson  (as David Robertson)
 
Production Design by
Andrew Leman 
 
Costume Design by
Jessica Dalager 
 
Makeup Department
Glenn Alfonso .... key hair stylist (as Glen Alfonso)
Glenn Alfonso .... key makeup artist (as Glen Alfonso)
Andra Carlson .... makeup artist
Dave Snyder .... special makeup effects artist
 
Art Department
Mark Colson .... scenic carpenter
Kathleen M. Darcy .... scenic painter (as Kathleen Darcy)
Carrie Glaser .... props (as Carrie Mazzarelli)
Jacob Glaser .... production illustrator
Casey Kramer .... scenic painter
Marina Scholl .... scenic carpenter
 
Sound Department
Sheldon M. Bridge .... sound editor
Robyn Heller .... boom operator
Angela Kwan .... sound effects editor
Troy Sterling Nies .... sound
Erin Michael Rettig .... re-recording mixer
 
Visual Effects by
Bernhard Eichholz .... visual effects artist
P.J. Foley .... visual effects producer: Dilated Pixels
Jon Gourley .... modeler / texture artist
Dan Novy .... visual effects artist
Chris E. Peterson .... visual effects artist
Jason Shulman .... lead animator
 
Stunts
Brian Danner .... fight coordinator
David C. Hernandez .... assistant fight coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Peter D. Johnston .... grip
 
Casting Department
Randolph Carter .... casting associate
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
A. Laura Brody .... wardrobe supervisor (as Laura Brody)
Kristina West .... assistant costume designer
 
Editorial Department
George Missor .... special feature editor
 
Other crew
Amanda Deibert .... production assistant
Mike Simon .... studio teacher
Kati Trottier .... script supervisor
 
Thanks
Ben Monroe .... special thanks
Sebastián Ohaco .... thanks
 

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103 min
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Finland:K-18 (self applied)

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Anachronisms: When Professor Wilmarth is waiting for young Mr. Akeley at the Boston train station, Wilmarth turns his head to see that the train is approaching. Although the image is out of focus, it is clearly a modern train, not one that would be seen in the 1920's.See more »

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11 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
Very good adaptation, 7 October 2012
Author: zetes from Saint Paul, MN

An adaptation of Lovecraft's story of the same name, which I have read. Within seconds, I pegged this as the work of the people who made The Call of Cthulu (director Brannery wrote and produced that film). I liked that one, but felt it was perhaps too slavish to a short story which didn't really lend itself that well to such a literal adaptation. The Whisperer in Darkness perhaps lends itself a lot better to such a treatment, and this adaptation is therefore quite good. It's been probably ten or eleven months since I read the story, so I don't remember it perfectly, but I think this is very faithful (the ending seems different, but I can't recall how the story ended that well). This is very creepy, with nice black and white photography. I don't much care for CGI monsters, but, for some reason, I think they look quite good in black and white, and the flying crab aliens look very good. The acting is amateurish throughout, but I did like Matt Foyer a lot in the lead. He has a great look for this movie. Highly recommended.

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