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Stephen Twardokus (written by)
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When Paul, an unemployed writer, decides to rent and live in a house that's rumored to be haunted, he puts his life and his relationships in grave danger as he obsessively attempts to get the story that will finally make his career. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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New on DVD and Blu-ray: 'Epic' and More
 (From NextMovie. 19 August 2013, 12:00 PM, PDT)

Indie Spotlight
 (From DailyDead. 30 June 2013, 10:34 AM, PDT)

An American Ghost Story Floats Onto DVD Later This Summer
 (From Dread Central. 28 June 2013, 8:30 AM, PDT)

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Cast

  (in credits order)

Stephen Twardokus ... Paul

Liesel Kopp ... Stella
Jon Gale ... Skip

Wendy Haines ... Sue
Cain Clifton ... Sam
Maureen McElroy ... Anna
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shane Cole ... Ghost

Directed by
Derek Cole 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Stephen Twardokus  written by

Produced by
Derek Cole .... executive producer
Derek Cole .... producer
Jon Gale .... executive producer
Jon Gale .... producer
Stephen Twardokus .... executive producer
Stephen Twardokus .... producer
 
Original Music by
H. Anton Riehl 
 
Cinematography by
Derek Cole 
 
Film Editing by
Derek Cole 
Stephen Twardokus 
 
Casting Department
Jon Gale .... casting
 
Music Department
Kevin MacLeod .... composer: additional music
 
Other crew
Claude Forest .... insurance broker
 
Thanks
Mike Justice .... thanks
 

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Also Known As:
"Revenant" - USA (original title)
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Runtime:
95 min
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Color | Color (HD)

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The haunted house seen in the film is director Derek Cole's actual house.See more »

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5 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Not Bad, 20 August 2013
Author: Cheryl Fayder from United States

I rented this movie the other night. I hadn't heard of it so I had absolutely no expectations. From the opening credits it was obvious this was going to be a little low-budget indie flick. It turned out to be a very low key little ghost story with a really small storyline, tiny cast and no special effects.

A writer named Paul and his girlfriend Stella move into a house that is rumored to be haunted. Paul wants to use his experiences in the house as the basis for a book. Stella skips out at the first sign of ghosts, but Paul stays on, determined to finally finish something for once in his life. As the incidents escalate, Paul seeks out information from former tenants in order to validate what he is experiencing and finds only one who is willing to speak with him, a woman named Sue. It's obvious that Sue's been through hell, judging from the fact that she's a nervous, twitchy mess.

As small a movie as this one is, made on what must have been a shoestring budget, it still managed to deliver the scares. As for the use of the sheets, was it cheap and kind of dopey? Absolutely. But when you have no money in your budget for makeup, you do what you can. And it was still fairly effective nonetheless. And the right musical chord at just the right time goes a long way in delivering a good old fashioned jolt.

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