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The Haunting of Helena -- A single mother moves into a new house with her daughter. Soon after the young girl has her first baby tooth fall off, she begins to recount that she is having nocturnal visits by a tooth fairy. It seems the house has a sinister history.
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24 August 2012 (Turkey) See more »
A single mother moves into a new house with her daughter. Soon after the young girl has her first baby tooth fall off, she begins to recount that she is having nocturnal visits by a tooth fairy. It seems the house has a sinister history. | Full synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Harriet MacMasters-Green ... Sophia

Sabrina Jolie Perez ... Helena

Jarreth J. Merz ... Robert

Matt Patresi ... Patrick
Paolo Paoloni ... Ferri

Giuliano Montaldo ... Dr. Fabiano
Susanna Cornacchia ... The Fairy
Marco Fattibene ... Battista Greco
Lucrezia Tosi ... Ghost Child
Massimiliano Carnevale ... Asylum Patient
Angela Presepi ... Miss Cavendish
Marco Basile ... Marco
Melania Maccaferri ... Nurse Manuela
Alice Filippi ... Nurse Alice
Alessia Cannavale ... Baby Sitter

Directed by
Christian Bisceglia 
Ascanio Malgarini 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Christian Bisceglia 

Produced by
Manuela Cacciamani .... producer
Inti Carboni .... creative producer
Francesca Cingolani .... line producer
Original Music by
Michele Josia 
Cinematography by
Antonello Emidi 
Film Editing by
Alessandro Palazzi 
Casting by
Stevens Millefiorini Danny  (as Danny Stevens Millefior)
Yozo Tokuda 
Production Design by
Christina Onori 
Art Direction by
Nata More 
Costume Design by
Elisabetta Montaldo 
Makeup Department
Giorgia Bono .... make up and hair: Rome
Federico Carretti .... makeup designer
Giovanna Di Pasquale .... make up and hair: Rome
Arianna Palmucci .... key hair stylist
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Fabio Schifilliti .... first assistant director
Art Department
Elisabetta Castellaneta .... art department trainee
Davide De Joannon .... on-set props (as Davide De Ioannon)
Nata More .... assistant production designer
Stefano Nagni .... property master
Alessandro Valdrighi .... storyboard artist
Sound Department
Fabrizio Bacherini .... sound editor
Alessandro Boscolo .... sound mixer (as Sandro Boscolo)
Alessandro Boscolo .... sound recordist (as Sandro Boscolo)
Davide D'Onofrio .... boom operator: Rome
Diego Gualino .... boom operator
Bruno Ventura .... foley artist
Bruno Ventura .... sound designer
Bruno Ventura .... sound editor
Bruno Ventura .... supervising sound editor
Special Effects by
Federico Carretti .... special effects makeup
Leonardo Cruciano .... special effects makeup: Rome
Visual Effects by
Francesco Boni .... visual effects coordinator
Manuela Cacciamani .... visual effects executive
Eder Carfagnini .... modeler: 3D
Claudio Clemente .... compositing
Gennaro Coppola .... visual effects executive
Marco De Angelis .... lighting: and rendering
Giampaolo Fragale .... lead animator
Filippo Golin .... compositing
Giuseppe Lombardi .... digital compositor
Ascanio Malgarini .... visual effects supervisor
Riccardo Marchesini .... technical director: dynamics
Francesco Mongiovi .... visual effects editor
Carlo Orlandi .... compositor
Pietro Orlandi .... compositor
Miriam Pavese .... compositing
Emanuele Perez .... visual effects editor
Francesco Russotto .... lighting and rendering: technical director
Gianluca Salerno .... compositing
Nicola Sganga .... visual effects supervisor
Roberto Terrinoni .... main titles design
Elisa Tiziani .... compositing
Raffaella Transerici .... visual effects producer
Sorin Voicu .... compositing
Francesco Zecchinelli .... lighting: and rendering
Eliano Zomparelli .... modeler: 3D
Stefano Maria Mioni .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Davide Avenia .... gaffer
Patrizio Cardelli .... best boy electric
Matteo Ceccarelli .... steadicam operator
Giancarlo Checchi .... gaffer: Rome
Andrea di Giacomo .... best boy electric
Fabio Ferrantini .... technician: red
Fabio Giolitti .... first assistant camera
Danilo Grazzan .... first assistant camera
Giuseppe Lombardi .... backstage photographer
Guido Mestre .... best boy grip
Emanuele Salvatore .... key grip: Rome
Alessandro Serranò .... digital imaging technician
Fabrizio Tomaino .... best boy grip
Massimo Virzì .... key grip
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Sartoria Farani .... period costumes: provided by
Pamela Fontinovo .... costume supervisor: Rome
Margherita Meddi .... costume supervisor
Emilia Russo .... costume assistant
Editorial Department
Ludovico Bettarello .... color grading
Francesco Mongiovì .... assistant editor
Transportation Department
Alberico Amore .... camera truck driver
Other crew
Eleonora Baldwin .... script supervisor: Rome
Stefano Banin .... production assistant
Chiara Bertoni .... payroll clerk
Simone Della Bruna .... production accountant: Rome
Maurizio Carraro .... production assistant
Oriana Ciaccio .... location manager
Gennaro Coppola .... business and legal affairs
Alessio De Negri .... production assistant
Daniele Del Brocco .... production secretary: Rome
Alice Filippi .... script supervisor
Marco Gardin .... production accountant
Eva Maio .... production secretary
Gianna Martignago .... production assistant
Enzo Micarelli .... production assistant
Roberta Mosca .... payroll clerk
Giorgia Msellati .... set production assistant
Naomi Napoli .... production secretary
Rino Piccolo .... film commissioner
Alessandra Savatteri .... assistant production accountant
Luca Biagini .... thanks
Andrea Bonini .... special thanks
Rita Giovanna Butticci .... thanks
Riccardo Chiappa .... thanks
Lucrezia Coppola .... thanks
Sofia Coppola .... thanks
Ilenia Corini .... special thanks
Onorevole Armando Cusani .... special thanks
Giovanni Di Giorgi .... thanks
Marco Emidi .... special thanks
Tiziano Emidi .... special thanks
Andrea Fantoma .... special thanks
Marta Iacoponi .... special thanks
Pierpaolo Lorenzo .... special thanks
Valerio Malgarini .... thanks
Emma Perrelli .... special thanks
Roberta Petrini .... special thanks
Alessandro Picchi .... special thanks
Rino Piccolo .... special thanks
Massimo Proietti .... thanks
Francesco Romeres .... special thanks
Sergio Ruffino .... thanks
Nicola Saraceno .... thanks
Giuseppe Simeone .... special thanks
Carmen Visconti .... thanks

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Revealing mistakes: In the beginning of the movie Helena already has very well developed adult incisors. Yet in the movie her mother acts like its the first baby tooth that's coming out.See more »


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13 out of 21 people found the following review useful.
A horror committing suicide., 20 January 2013
Author: Flow from Romania

This movie simply started...GREAT! I loved it, it seemed a bit rushed, but dunno, maybe it wanted a new approach, trying to get us into the story faster so it can offer chilling thrills and stuff...but NO.

Started nicely to get our attention and then, what goes up, must come down. It sucked, it really sucked, I mean dear God, how can a movie just kill itself like that? The acting was getting worse by the minute, the uber cool "twist" already explaining itself to us, and the killings made pretty much no sense to be honest. Ofc, one might say (as i did when the time came), "this ending is the only one that could save the movie a little", but still, I mean you see it coming a mile away so dunno about you, but i for one, felt bored as heck from min 20 i think.

Therefore, I should recommend "Darkness falls", "Sinister", "Dead silence", if you want to watch a horror with a tooth fairy/a haunted house/ a too good of a twist. All in all, i say avoid this one, not much to see, i mean seriously, the camera work, dialogues, acting, BAD. And now consider yourself warned! Have fun!

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