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The Parkers, a reclusive family who follow ancient customs, find their secret existence threatened as a torrential downpour moves into their area, forcing daughters Iris and Rose to assume responsibilities beyond those of a typical family.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Emma Parker (as Kassie DePaiva)
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Hardware Clerk
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Rose Parker
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Iris Parker
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Rory Parker
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Frank Parker
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Marge
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Deputy Anders
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Doc Barrow
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Arlene Stratton
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Mrs. Kimble
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Mr. Kimble
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Sheriff Meeks
Vonia Arslanian ...
Emily Meeks
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Storyline

A seemingly wholesome and benevolent family, the Parkers have always kept to themselves, and for good reason. Behind closed doors, patriarch Frank rules his family with a rigorous fervor, determined to keep his ancestral customs intact at any cost. As a torrential rainstorm moves into the area, tragedy strikes and his daughters Iris and Rose are forced to assume responsibilities that extend beyond those of a typical family. As the unrelenting downpour continues to flood their small town, the local authorities begin to uncover clues that bring them closer to the secret that the Parkers have held closely for so many years. Written by Entertainment One

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Blood is the strongest bond.

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Drama | Horror | Thriller

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Rated R for disturbing violence, bloody images, some sexuality, nudity and language | See all certifications »

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25 October 2013 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Iskonski nagon  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$13,727 (USA) (27 September 2013)

Gross:

$76,633 (USA) (25 October 2013)
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When the TV in the kitchen shows a news/weather alert for the storm, the caption on the broadcast spells Delaware as "Delware". The announcer on the broadcast clearly says Delaware. See more »

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Remake of We Are What We Are (2010) See more »

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Family traditions
24 June 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I thought this was a very good movie about a family who follows a secret family tradition they tell no one about because outsiders would not understand. All families have their traditions and the tradition the Parker family of Frank, daughters Iris and Rose, and young son, Rory follow is literally hard to stomach. Bill Sage as Frank was great as the scary, yet vulnerable father of his family. His vulnerability comes from the loss of his wife, his children's mother. Ambry Childress and Julia Garner were both equally great as the 2 fragile, blond anemic daughters, Iris and Rose. Young Jack Gore as Rory was also quite good and so was Kelly McGillis as Marge, the concerned neighbor and Michael Parks as the town doctor, Dr. Barrow.


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