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Absentia -- A new vision of horror from acclaimed 'Oculus' director Mike Flanagan, 'Absentia' tells the story of a woman and her sister who begin to link a mysterious tunnel to a series of disappearances.

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Release Date:
11 April 2013 (Argentina) See more »
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Tagline:
There are fates worse than death.
Plot:
A woman and her sister begin to link a mysterious tunnel to a series of disappearances, including that of her own husband. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
7 wins & 3 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Very Good Low Budget Horror See more (96 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Katie Parker ... Callie

Courtney Bell ... Tricia

Dave Levine ... Det. Ryan Mallory

Morgan Peter Brown ... Daniel Riley

Justin Gordon ... Det. Lonergan
James Flanagan ... Jamie Lambert
Scott Graham ... Dr. Elliott

Doug Jones ... Walter Lambert

Ian Gregory ... Mitch

Connie Ventress ... Ruth
Elisabeth Adwin ... Lawyer

Erin Cipolletti ... Police Officer
Mark Dumonski ... Dr. Carpenter
Brandon Valley Jones ... Police Officer
Joseph Mendoza ... Police Officer

Damon Pfaff ... Police Officer

Brian Normoyle ... Police Officer
Camron Robertson ... Police Officer
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Zak Jeffries ... David Stone (uncredited)
Natalie Roers ... Jogger (uncredited)
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Directed by
Mike Flanagan 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Mike Flanagan 

Produced by
Courtney Bell .... line producer
Morgan Peter Brown .... producer
Rich Cleary .... associate producer
Mike Flanagan .... producer
Justin Gordon .... producer
Joe Hollow .... co-producer
Kevin Kale .... co-producer
Laura L. Little .... associate producer
Jason Poh .... co-producer
Joe Wicker .... producer
 
Original Music by
Ryan David Leack 
 
Cinematography by
Rustin Cerveny 
 
Film Editing by
Mike Flanagan 
 
Costume Design by
Adriana Lambarri 
 
Makeup Department
Gaby Chavez .... makeup artist
Chris Mills III .... special makeup effects artist
Amy Mills .... special makeup effects artist (as Amy Peckham)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Drew Shirley .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Liz Bradley .... art department
 
Sound Department
Aristotle Kumpis .... sound utility
Richard Ragon .... sound
 
Visual Effects by
Mark Sniffen .... visual effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Dave Foster .... grip
Brooks Halladay .... additional camera operator
Brooks Halladay .... camera operator
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
MacKenzie Crosby .... wardrobe assistant
 
Editorial Department
Aaron Moorhead .... colorist
 
Other crew
Gaby Chavez .... script supervisor
Robert C. Yu .... acquisitions executive
 
Thanks
Sam Qualiana .... grateful acknowledgment
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for language and some disturbing images
Runtime:
87 min
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Trivia:
Mike Flanagan wrote the first draft of the screenplay in two sittings.See more »
Goofs:
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): When Callie is introduced to the detective Mallory before she excuses herself to go shower she says "nice to meet," clearly forgetting the "you" at the end of the sentence.See more »
Quotes:
Tricia:Don't underestimate the attraction of oblivion... not 'til you've lived a little longer.See more »
Soundtrack:
Bleed With MeSee more »

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54 out of 75 people found the following review useful.
Very Good Low Budget Horror, 5 February 2012
Author: ronnybrown1982 from Spain

If you come to this expecting something along the lines of Saw then you will be disappointed. It is a fairly slow moving, character driven, existential horror. That said, there are a good number of scares and tense, edge of your seat scenes.

It is well done - good cinematography, acting, soundtrack and story. Hopefully the director will continue the good work on his next film, from the decent way the characters were written and top notch direction (for what I guess was a small budget)this is a truly excellent movie.

Well done to all involved.

Highly recommended.

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