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Citadel (I) (2012)

R  |   |  Drama, Horror, Thriller  |  1 March 2013 (UK)
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An agoraphobic father teams up with a renegade priest to save his daughter from the clutches of a gang of twisted feral children who committed an act of violence against his family years earlier.

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Credited cast:
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Tommy
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Priest
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Marie
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Council Office Clerk
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Joanne
Pete Murphy ...
Paramedic
Ingrid Craigie ...
Dr. Kelly
Chris Hegarty ...
Jake Wilson ...
Danny
Arlowe Saunders ...
Elsa
Sandra McFadden ...
Nurse
Grant Morrison ...
Taxi Driver
Sarah Haworth ...
Junkie Woman
Elizabeth Brady ...
Nurse
Harry Saunders ...
Elsa
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Tommy Cowley is a young father inflicted with chronic agoraphobia since his wife was brutally attacked by a gang of a twisted feral children. Trapped in the dilapidated suburbia of Edenstown, he finds himself terrorised by the same gang, who now seem intent on taking his baby daughter. Torn between the help of an understanding nurse and a vigilante priest, Tommy sets out to learn the nightmarish truth surrounding these hooded children. He also discovers that to be free of his fears, he must finally face the demons of his past and enter the one place that he fears the most - the abandoned tower block known as the Citadel. Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Horror | Thriller

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Rated R for disturbing violent content, and language | See all certifications »

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Also Known As:

Citadel - Wo das Böse wohnt  »

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This film was shot during a severely cold winter. See more »

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When Tommy leaves his home near the start of the film to take the baby to the centre, by his front door there is a phone base with no phone, when he returns later there is a phone in the cradle. See more »

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16 February 2015 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

Well there is not much special to write about this Irish horror / thriller. It was not terrible but it could also have been much better. A little more background information about the hooded kids would have been welcome. But all in all I thought Aneurin Barnard gave a good performance playing the agoraphobic father. The story lacks a little bit of punch but wasn't that bad after all. There are much worse movies in this genre then this one. The gang of kids were not that scary but I guess with the lower budget this is the best we can get. To me it was more about the father overcoming his fear of open spaces. It's worth a watch if you have nothing else to do.


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