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The Tall Man -- Something had come to Cold Rock that was taking the children. Something much worse than the closing of a mine. Something so menacing, so terrifying, that the people finally gave it a name.
The Tall Man -- In an isolated mining town, a nurse and mother goes on a frantic search for her son, David, who might be the newest victim of the Tall Man, a mysterious entity thought by locals to abduct children.
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Writer:
Pascal Laugier (written by)
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Release Date:
5 September 2012 (France) See more »
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Tagline:
Fear Takes a New Shape
Plot:
When her child goes missing, a mother looks to unravel the legend of the Tall Man, an entity who allegedly abducts children. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
3 wins & 4 nominations See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Jessica Biel ... Julia Denning

Jodelle Ferland ... Jenny

Stephen McHattie ... Lieutenant Dodd

William B. Davis ... Sheriff Chestnut

Samantha Ferris ... Tracy

Colleen Wheeler ... Mrs. Johnson

Eve Harlow ... Christine
Janet Wright ... Trish
Ferne Downey ... Lady / Mrs. Parker Leigh
John Mann ... Douglas

Teach Grant ... Steven

Garwin Sanford ... Robert

Jakob Davies ... David
Lucas Myers ... Deputy Campbell
Pat Henman ... Nurse at police Infirmary

Katherine Ramdeen ... Carol
Alicia Gray ... Young Mother #3

G. Michael Gray ... Young Father #2
Georgia Swedish ... Mrs. Ashcroft
Jenna Gatschene ... Waitress at Diner
Priya Lily Campbell ... Tiffany
John Ryan ... Prison Guard
Kevin DeWalt ... Prison Guard #2
Melissa Gibson ... Female Guard
Melissa Patenaude ... Inmate #1
Michele Mungall ... Inmate #2
Jacqueline Eggie ... Inmate #3
Angela Stott ... Inmate #4
Ricardo Hubbs ... Tall Cook

Rene Mousseux ... Silhouette
Josh Strait ... Anonymous Voice #1

Jodi Sadowsky ... David's New Mother
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Francisco de Borja De la Bella ... FBI Agent (uncredited)
Derek J. Finnik ... FBI Agent (uncredited)
Louis Thevenon ... Man at the Diner (uncredited)

Directed by
Pascal Laugier 
 
Writing credits
Pascal Laugier (written by)

Produced by
Rhonda Baker .... line producer
Jessica Biel .... executive producer
David Cormican .... executive producer
Gerard Damaer .... executive producer
Thierry Desmichelle .... executive producer
Kevin DeWalt .... producer
Lisa Donahue .... executive producer
Becki Hui .... associate producer
Scott Kennedy .... producer
Jean-Charles Levy .... producer
Nicolas Manuel .... executive producer
Clément Miserez .... producer
Mark Montague .... executive producer
Martin Mölsted .... associate producer
Olivier Piasentin .... executive producer
Steven Schneider .... executive producer
Lionel Uzan .... executive producer
Matthieu Warter .... executive producer
Frank White .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Todd Bryanton 
 
Cinematography by
Kamal Derkaoui (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Sébastien Prangère 
 
Casting by
Carmen Kotyk 
 
Production Design by
Jean-Andre Carriere 
 
Set Decoration by
Sydney Sharpe (key set decorator)
 
Costume Design by
Angus Strathie 
 
Makeup Department
Natalie Cosco .... makeup department head
Zabrina Matiru .... key makeup artist
Michael Nickiforek .... mold maker
Bill Terezakis .... puppet dog head designer
 
Production Management
Andrea Baker-Fraser .... unit manager
Heather Malek .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Bobby Bastarache .... first assistant director
Matthew Bessel .... daily assistant director
Matthew Bessel .... on-set assistant director
Veronique Kahler .... additional trainee assistant director
Paula S. Kyan .... third assistant director
Andrew Niiranen .... trainee assistant director
Danny Nowak .... second unit director
Shayne Putzlocher .... first assistant director: second unit
Daniel Redenbach .... third assistant director: Regina
Riley Walsh .... first assistant director: second unit
Riley Walsh .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Bruno Baronet .... assistant art director
Michael Booth .... art swing
Michael Booth .... dresser
Stacey Caldwell .... assistant property master
Robin Cheston .... art swing
Robin Cheston .... dresser
Johanna de Vries .... lead scenic painter
Joseph Gagné .... assistant art director
Paula Hrushowy .... buyer
Crystal Husum .... co-lead scenic
Deborah Burns Johnson .... graphic designer
Mathieu Lauffray .... conceptual designer
John Lund .... storyboard artist
Daniel McKay .... painter
Chris Nohel .... lead set decorator
Christopher Pottruff .... painter
Danny Scavuzzo .... construction coordinator
Anna Stefanska .... illustrator/notebook artist
Asuka Sugiyama .... art department coordinator
Adrian Traquair .... on-set dresser
Claudia Ventura .... buyer
Jordy Wihak .... co-property master
Maurice Roy .... graphic artist (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Thibault Arnold .... music editor
Thibault Arnold .... sound mastering engineer
Matt Dawson .... adr mixer
Steven Ghouti .... sound re-recording mixer
Eric Lesachet .... dialogue editor
Vincent Mauduit .... sound editor
Colin McLellan .... adr recordist
Olivier Ranquet .... additional sound design
Roger Roscoe .... boom operator
Warren St. Onge .... sound mixer
Gregory Vincent .... foley artist
 
Special Effects by
Stephen Knight .... special effects first assistant
Paul Noël .... special effects coordinator
Jay Robertson .... special effects assistant
 
Visual Effects by
David Alexander .... CG artist: Switch VFX
Kemal Ally .... CG artist: Switch VFX
Patrick Andre .... visual effects producer: Bluefilmproduction
Jun Asido .... it: Switch VFX
Daniel Beaulieu .... visual effects editor: Red Hat Studios
Jon Campfens .... visual effects supervisor: Switch VFX
Peter Denomme .... vfx producer: Switch VFX
Philippe Garnier .... visual effects producer: Bluefilmproduction
Gudrun Heinze .... digital compositor: Switch VFX
Colin Hubick .... visual effects supervisor: Minds Eye Entertainment Ltd.
Richard Jasdadt .... visual effects editor: Red Hat Studios
Jimmy Kounios .... visual effects editor: Red Hat Studios
Nicolas Lim .... visual effects supervisor: Bluefilmproduction
Jef Lonn .... digital compositor: Switch VFX
Beau Parsons .... visual effects coordinator: Switch VFX
Brandon Rogers .... CG artist: Switch VFX
Celine Sene .... visual effects supervisor: Bluefilmproduction
Joel Skeete .... digital compositor: Switch VFX
Andrew Smith .... cg modeler: Switch VFX
Laurent Srey .... flame artist: Bluefilmproduction
 
Stunts
Marie-Eve Boudreau .... stunt double
Janene Carleton .... stunt double: Jessica Biel
Gaëlle Cohen .... stunt coordinator
Monique Ganderton .... stunt double: Colleen Wheeler
Lauren Gibson .... stunt double
Rene Mousseux .... stunt co-coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Dustin Allen .... best boy lighting
Ken Bates .... genny operator
Maya Batten-Young .... lighting technician
Chad Biesenthal .... best boy grip
Latif Cavanaugh .... a dolly grip
Meghan Cosenzo .... d.i.t.
Christian Elton .... lamp operator
Thibault Grabherr .... poster photographer
Thibault Grabherr .... still photographer
Colin Heagle .... genny operator
Rob Hillstead .... lighting technician
Andy Hodgson .... b camera dolly grip
Norbert Kaluza .... camera operator: "a" camera
Norbert Kaluza .... steadicam operator
Oliver Kinna .... lamp operator
Peter La Rocque .... gaffer
Dean Lavoie .... grip
Robin Lindala .... first assistant camera
Chad Martin .... lamp operator
Clayton Mitchell .... lamp operator
Kyle Mrazek .... lighting technician
Danny Nowak .... director of photography: Second Unit
Cedar O'Rourke .... lamp operator
Rob Parrell .... key grip
Keith Sherritt .... genny operator
John Trapman .... aerial director of photography
Rob Wood .... first assistant camera
 
Casting Department
Amy Bohigian .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Christina Barry .... costume supervisor
Michael Mew .... assistant costume designer
Mia Shields .... additional wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
Pierre-Victor Bainier .... assistant editor
Denis Bedlow .... assistant editor
Sébastien de Sainte Croix .... additional editor
Kevin Downer .... assistant digital intermediate editor
Pietro Gallo .... on-line editor
Aurélien Manya .... making-of editor
Dave Muscat .... digital intermediate assistant editor
 
Music Department
George Acogny .... music supervisor
Wolfgang Amadeus .... scoring mixer
Joel Douek .... composer: additional music
Jonathan Timpe .... music programmer: score
 
Transportation Department
Douglas Arsenault .... driver: cast
Jose Campos-Oneeglio .... driver
Gerard Damaer .... transportation coordinator
Wayne Hammerquist .... cable truck
Ricardo Hubbs .... driver
Wanda McLeod .... driver
 
Other crew
Carol Bailey .... assistant accountant
Barbara Barnes .... assistant production coordinator
Bob Bedard .... head chef
Matthew Bessel .... production assistant
Dawn Bird .... craft service assistant
Richelle Bourgoin .... unit publicist
Steve Byrd .... legal team: Loeb & Loeb LLP
Jane Davidson .... assistant accountant
Victoria Frodsham .... office manager: Vancouver
Ian Gardner .... second production coordinator
Jennifer Gay .... translator
Stephanie Hamilton .... production assistant
Steven Hearn .... assistant location manager
Colin Hubick .... technical director
Darcy Alexander Hula .... continuity trainee
Paul Jasper .... animal coordinator
Trevor Klippenstein .... intern
Doug Leaf .... head animal trainer
Bonita Mackay-Larson .... accounting clerk
Laura Moses .... personal assistant: Jessica Biel
Nathan Mosewich .... location manager: reshoots
Mark O'Connell .... social media manager
Delina Pierre .... script supervisor
Lindsay Ratowsky .... personal assistant: Jessica Biel
Chris Shearman .... production assistant
Pamela Simons .... production coordinator
Bill Sorochan .... location manager: Saskatchewan
Craig Stapleton .... production accountant
Lisa Warren .... assistant accountant
Jack Watts .... dvd author
John Wittmayer .... location manager
Garth Yakymyk .... first assistant accountant: Regina
 
Thanks
Bonnie Timmermann .... special thanks
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for violence and terror, and for language
Runtime:
106 min
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Color:
Color | Color (HDCAM)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Based on the slenderman legendSee more »
Goofs:
Continuity: After the truck flips over, but just before the passenger door opens there are obvious boot prints in the moisture on the door.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Sheriff Chestnut:Not a single thing.
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Viande d'origine française (2009) (TV)See more »

FAQ

Is 'The Tall Man' based on the tall man from 'Marble Hornets'?
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108 out of 152 people found the following review useful.
Loved it, 1 August 2012
Author: JenEvans1 from United Kingdom

I thought this was a great film. There were so many twists that it kept me engrossed from beginning to end.

I had read the other reviews so I realised it was not a horror (and it's not)it is more of a psychological thriller, but since I personally prefer suspense type films anyway it was a plus for me! The acting was superb, the characters all believable and as the twists kept coming it just got better and better.

If you want to see a good, entertaining thriller with lots of suspense then this is definitely one for you. If you want blood and lots of gore then don't bother.

As for me, I loved it.

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