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Citadel (I) (2012)

 -  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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Tommy
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Priest
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Joanne
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Marie
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Council Office Clerk
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Dr. Kelly
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Danny
Matthew Workman ...
Chris Hegarty ...
Scott Mckenzie ...
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Grant Morrison ...
Taxi Driver
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Nurse
Arlowe Saunders ...
Elsa
Ronnie Johnson ...
Old Man on bus
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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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Rated R for disturbing violent content, and language | See all certifications »

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Citadel - Wo das Böse wohnt  »

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Ciaran Foy suffered from agoraphobia in his late teens and early twenties. 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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Not Bad, could have been better
5 December 2012 | by (ireland) – See all my reviews

Not as bad as the previous user has stated, and seeing that he is Irish, you would think he would have a bit more encouragement for Irish funded films. Granted it is certainly not perfect, but the scary scenes are genuinely scary and the film does provide a jump here and there. The lead performance was strong enough for an upcoming actor and I liked the idea of a weak main character. The bargained price Brian Cox priest character was a bit too much though and the scenes involving him really took from the film. Overall very watchable and with more of a budget this could have been a whole other film....which is probably a bad thing


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