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Dark Circles -- From the go-to name in Horror and the creators of America's #1 Horror Festival comes the terrifying story of a family that's been pushed beyond their limits.
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Alex and Penny are sick of the hectic city life and decide a move out to the country to raise their newborn child. But they don't expect the horrors threatening their relationship and family. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Brett Beoubay ... EMT
Ashley Braud ... Reporter (voice)

Philippe Brenninkmeyer ... Michael

Rebecca Collins ... Bar patron

Jenn Foreman ... Nancy (as Jennifer Foreman)

Andrea Frankle ... Johanna

Anthony Michael Frederick ... Mover

Derrick Freeman ... Frontman

Pell James ... Penny
Arabella Landrum ... Tanner
Ever Eloise Landrum ... Tanner
Grace LaRocca ... Bar Patron
Michael Patrick Rogers ... Construction Worker (as Michael Rogers)

Johnathon Schaech ... Alex
Andrew Serpas ... Construction Worker
Suzanne Severio ... Nurse
Glen Warner ... Bar Patron
Lucresha Wells ... The Woman
Rhonda Floyd Aguillard ... Patient (uncredited)
Michelle Cullen ... Jazz Club Patron (uncredited)

Julie Ann Doan ... Jazz Club Patron (uncredited)
Gustavo I. Ortiz ... Jazz Club Patron (uncredited)

Directed by
Paul Soter 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Paul Soter 

Produced by
Alan Amiel .... producer
Stephanie Caleb .... co-producer
Stacy Frankel .... associate producer
Steven A. Frankel .... co-producer
Lauren Ito .... associate producer
Andrew Mann .... executive producer
Christopher Milburn .... executive producer
Lucy Mukerjee-Brown .... co-producer (as Lucy Mukerjee)
Bobby Ranghelov .... producer
Courtney Solomon .... executive producer
Nick Thurlow .... executive producer
Gregory M. Walker .... executive producer
Original Music by
Bobby Tahouri 
Cinematography by
Brown Cooper (director of photography)
Yaron Levy 
Film Editing by
William Yeh 
Production Design by
Robert W. Savina  (as Robert Savina)
Art Direction by
Dallas Montgomery 
Set Decoration by
Cheryle Grace 
Costume Design by
Sandra Algood 
Makeup Department
Budd Bird .... department head hair
Kat Percy .... key hair stylist (as Katherine G. Percy)
Ashley Walsh .... makeup department head
Production Management
Lauren Ito .... post-production supervisor
Deidre LaCasse .... unit production manager
Cj Stewart .... post-production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
David Bush .... first assistant director: second unit
David Bush .... second second assistant director
Chelsea Donison .... second assistant director
Brian O'Sullivan .... first assistant director
Art Department
Adam Cambre .... set dresser/leadman
Jonathan Cappel .... set dresser
Destin M. Hebert .... property master
Jodie Jones .... on set dresser
Rose Leiker .... props
Dallas Montgomery .... construction coordinator
Callie Moore .... set dresser
Krystal Tomlin .... art department intern
Perry James Trentacosta .... lead scenic
Emma Verdugo .... set dresser
Stephanie Wittmann .... art department intern
Sound Department
John Blum .... dialogue editor
Peggy Blum .... foley mixer
Scott Brewster .... adr recordist
Mark Ettel .... sound re-recording mixer
Jesse Kees .... sound editor
Steve Papagiannis .... supervising sound effects editor
Jon Vogl .... sound supervisor & re-recording mixer
Special Effects by
Jeremy Johnson .... special effects foreman
Visual Effects by
Tarn Fox .... visual effects producer
D.J. Shea .... visual effects supervisor
Jeff Galpin .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Cook Allender .... still photographer
Jason Augustin .... electrician
Giovanni Bommarito .... grip
Lawles Bourque .... director of photography: Second Unit
Neil Chartier .... first assistant camera
Michael Chateauneuf .... chief lighting technician
Alex Clark .... epk camera operator
Bryan Delorenzo .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Stephen Early .... first assistant camera
Cody Gautreau .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Everett Grant .... lighting technician
Drew Guillory .... epk cameraman
Drew Langhart .... epk camera operator
Itzik Revach .... video assist
Jacky Revah .... video assist
Joe Sökmen .... electrician
Bas Tiele .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Stephen Vicari .... digital loader
Travis Williams .... grip
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Sharon Dallalio .... wardrobe assistant
Hannah Gates .... costume supervisor
Kizzie Autumn Martin .... costumer
Editorial Department
Gerri Sax Bove .... post-production coordinator (as Gerri Lynn Sax)
Andrew Drazek .... associate editor
Stacey England .... assistant editor
Tarn Fox .... colorist
Joseph Hall .... epk editor
Ryan Hymel .... post-production assistant
Avi Kleinberger .... post production supervisor
Adam Rowe .... assistant colorist
Adam Rowe .... on-line editor
Cj Stewart .... digital intermediate producer
Music Department
Charles M. Barsamian .... executive music producer
Laura Katz .... music clearance and licensing
Jeremy Pleasant .... music supervisor
Andy Ross .... music coordinator
Bobby Tahouri .... orchestrator
Bobby Tahouri .... score producer
Jeremy Pleasant .... music editor (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Reggie Louque .... driver: cast
Other crew
Rhonda Floyd Aguillard .... locations intern
Kareem Audain .... production assistant
Kacie Baxter .... base camp production assistant
Kate Bowen .... post accounting
Lisa Calhoun .... location manager
Jennifer Carriere .... script supervisor
Lela Checco .... production coordinator
Jarred Coates .... electronic press kit
Alan Crawford .... locations
Michelle Cullen .... assistant to director
Sharon Dallalio .... Set Medic
Sylvia Frantom .... production accountant
Amber Gaiennie .... stand-in
Brittni Hayes .... production assistant
Ali Jazayeri .... SVP finance
Carl Lawson .... production assistant
Michael Andrew Mann .... post payroll accountant
Callie Martin .... key set production assistant
John A. Metoyer .... location manager
Natalie Patterson .... electronic press kit
Willard Pennington .... location assistant
Stephan Rothman .... post production accountant
Jonathan Wester .... production assistant
Melissa Naccari .... production assistant (uncredited)
Colin Bates .... special thanks
Nikolas Zasimczuk .... special thanks

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Rated R for violence and bloody images
87 min
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On infantile weariness and uncanny resemblances..., 9 June 2013
Author: Zachar_Laskewicz from Belgium

If you are interested in seeing horror films that take a particular aspect of child-rearing, one that is fear-inducing for any parent or to anyone who has any experience in raising children, you may well enjoy this underplayed film. While watching it I became quickly convinced that it was a partner film to 'Grace' (2009). Although very contrasting aspects of child-rearing are turned inside-out as permitted within the possibilities offered by the horror genre, both are relatively underplayed and with small casts; the photography is subtle and although there are sudden jolts designed to shock, they really do resemble those moments when you're so tired you literally fall asleep while you're on your feet. Or at least that is what the victimised parents keep trying to convince themselves as they become more unhinged as every hour passes without rest. Grace, in its ambiguity and horrific content, is certainly a more interesting horror film. But the actresses who play the mothers in both films resemble one another not only in looks but in their obsession with taking care of their child. After checking the background info of both films, I was initially convinced they had the same director; but on closer observation I discovered that the names differ by one letter! Paul Soter directed Grace, whereas this film was directed by Paul Soler. Watching both parents gradually descend into madness as they become deprived of sleep is done hauntingly; you quickly realise where the title comes from; not crop circles or dark spirits but the lines that form under your eyes thanks to long-term weariness. The film makes use of three sets of possibilities, and thankfully doesn't reveal too quickly which one of them is true: are they hallucinating the spectre who seems to be appearing in their house, on cameras and in reflections, is their house haunted or is there a real person threatening them? Although I haven't raised a child or been kept awake by one, I certainly know how scary it can be when you lose track of time through lack of sleep and you're no longer sure which day it is, and this film milks that given for everything it's worth. It turns out that the director of Grace and Dark Circles are entirely unrelated, just as the tidy resolution presented in this film contrasts to the horrific and unexplained horrors of Grace. Still, this film was haunting, original, well-acted and is sufficiently under-played to be worthy of more than a single glance. It doesn't have a great deal to offer, but what it does present it presents in a sufficiently haunting package to give you food for thought, which as far as I'm concerned is the primary function of any truly good horror film.

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