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Mimesis -- A group of horror fans find themselves unwilling participants in a nightmarish role playing game that pays homage to the classic horror film Night of the Living Dead. The film stars screen icon Sid Haig (Devil's Rejects) and Courtney Gain (Children of the

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Director:
Writers:
Douglas Schulze (story)
Joshua Wagner (screenplay)
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Tagline:
Welcome Back To That Night
Plot:
A group of horror fans find themselves unwilling participants in a nightmarish role playing game that pays homage to a classic horror film. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Allen Maldonado ... Duane

Sid Haig ... Alfonso Betz

Lauren Mae Shafer ... Judith

Courtney Gains ... Gordon

Taylor Piedmonte ... Russell

David G.B. Brown ... Keith

Jana Thompson ... Karen

Gavin Grazer ... Karl

Bryana Dorfman ... Kyra
Dan Gerics ... Benjamin

David Gries ... Patrick
Brian Matthew Richardson ... Owen
Terence Lee Cover ... Manson

Rachael Adams ... Alexis / Lizzy
David Schwager ... Gacy
Leah Barkoff ... May

Carol Ilku ... Marilyn
Hope Crenshaw ... News Reporter
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Didrik Davis ... Convention Goer

Dominic Ryan Gabriel ... Corpse
S. William Hinzman ... Cameo Zombie
Robert Robertson ... Graveyard Zombie
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Directed by
Douglas Schulze 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Douglas Schulze  story
Joshua Wagner  screenplay

Produced by
Gavin Grazer .... producer
Kurt Eli Mayry .... producer
Brian Mitchell .... line producer
Pedro J. Mérida .... associate producer
Julie Schulze .... co-producer
Seth Willenson .... executive producer
Ed Yager .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Diego Navarro 
 
Cinematography by
Lon Stratton 
 
Film Editing by
Rob Frenette 
 
Production Design by
Mark C. Davis Jr. 
 
Art Direction by
Vicki Vanderkolk 
 
Set Decoration by
Ashely Christ 
 
Costume Design by
Cheryl Marie Freeman 
 
Makeup Department
Cat Bernier .... special makeup effects artist
Cheryl Ann Hall .... key makeup artist
Lindy Lenk .... makeup department head
Terri Nikolits .... wig specialist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Dominic Ryan Gabriel .... second second assistant director
Brian Kilby .... first assistant director
Lindy Lenk .... second unit director
Joel Pritchard .... second assistant director
DaJuan Rippy .... second second assistant director
Jamie Lynn Turner .... second second assistant director
Chris Winston .... second second assistant director
Ed Yager .... second unit director
 
Art Department
Daniel Fumero .... poster artist
Robert Sayers .... property master
 
Special Effects by
Cat Bernier .... key special effects makeup artist
Michael Matthews .... pyrotechnician
Terri Nikolits .... special fx assistant
Rory Donovan Scott .... special effects assistant
Devon Alaric Westerholm .... special effects assistant
 
Stunts
Dominic Ryan Gabriel .... stunt double: Courtney Gains
Rick Shaw .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Sebastian Boada .... first assistant camera
Mark C. Davis Jr. .... dp: second unit
David Galler .... second assistant camera
Anthony R. Gaskell .... key grip
Scott V. Hall .... second assistant camera
Stephen Hardy .... data manager
Eric James Kline .... grip
Sam Sage .... gaffer
Robert Skates .... camera operator
Tanmay Toraskar .... camera production assistant
 
Editorial Department
Stephen Hardy .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Pedro J. Mérida .... music supervisor
 
Other crew
Nathan Crossen .... production assistant
Mark C. Davis Jr. .... credit sequence
Paul Hammond .... commentary
Kayla Kristy .... script supervisor
Lindy Lenk .... set photography
Walter McCarthy .... production assistant
Brian Mitchell .... location manager
DaJuan Rippy .... production assistant (as DaJuan Rippy)
Courtney Schade .... commentary coordinator
Jolene Schipper .... production assistant
Thomas Zambeck .... production coordinator: los angeles
 

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Also Known As:
"Mimesis: Play Dead" - USA (complete title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for bloody violence and for language
Runtime:
95 min
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4 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Executed Poorly, 17 February 2013
Author: ihearthorrorfilm from United States

Really loved the idea of this movie, but it just never got off the ground running. I kept watching Mimesis because it was really giving respect and praises to the original Night of the Living Dead. But the movie didn't really do anything that made me feel anything other than reminding me that I love the original Living Dead. I think that it had potential but because of the low budget, it didn't get there. Plus some of the acting got so bad that it was distracting. Wouldn't be a big deal to pass on this one.

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