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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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  (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
Mike Justice .... thanks

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Also Known As:
"Revenant" - USA (original title)
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95 min
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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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Worst film ever., 4 March 2014
Author: monticelli20

Okay first of all, lets talk about Stella, she seemed excited to movie into this new house knowing it was reportedly haunted, one day later, after seeing it live action she books it and NEVER returns in the film...

The music is copy and pasted threw the whole thing, scenes have scores that make No sense. The special effect sounds i.e. slamming doors are way over done and seems copy and pasted.

The acting in the film is terrible. All the men in this film seem to have been hired from Grinder, none of these dudes passes as straight as they are intended in the film.

The writing is so bad I think it was done in a couple of days. The man sleeps in the same clothes with his shoes on? He has a business card but works for the newspaper? What happened with the children of the house?

The film is BORING! It put about three people to sleep in my living room, the droning acting followed by that insistent score is enough to put someone in a coma.

I understand films are very hard to make, and money is a huge factor, but most of the problems here have nothing to do with that, its poor acting and poor writing and very poor directing.

The only saving grace here was the woman actor who played the crazy past tenant, she acted her role very well despite it being terribly written. Well done to her, I hope she goes far.

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