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J.S. Hill (writer)
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Release Date:
1 August 2014 (UK) See more »
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Plot:
The classic English ghost story gets a revision when a college professor finds himself plagued by spectral visions. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Great Chiller See more (22 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Ed Stoppard ... Ben Marshall

Sophia Myles ... Rachel Marshall

Russell Tovey ... Jack
Isaac Andrews ... Harry Marshall

Paul Kaye ... Father Patrick

Greg Wise ... Dominic

Joanna Vanderham ... Jessica

Kenneth Collard ... Estate Agent
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Anna Andresen ... Nurse
Harry Burton ... Professor York
Alan Drake ... Grimes

Sebastian Dunn ... Dr. Parr
Luke Brandon Field ... Jay

Melanie Gray ... Anya

Duncan Pow ... Lee
Annabel Riley ... Assistant

Directed by
Adam Wimpenny 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
J.S. Hill  writer

Produced by
Adam Morane-Griffiths .... producer
Simon Moseley .... line producer
 
Original Music by
Lorne Balfe 
 
Cinematography by
Dale McCready 
 
Film Editing by
Stephen Haren 
Colin Sumsion 
 
Casting by
Catherine Willis 
 
Production Design by
Michael Howells 
 
Art Direction by
Fabrice Spelta (supervising art director)
Andy Tomlinson 
 
Costume Design by
Helen Woolfenden 
 
Makeup Department
Jemma Carballo .... make up and hair supervisor
Marella Shearer .... makeup designer
Gina Trinchese .... makeup trainee
 
Production Management
Barbara Healy .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mark Gillespie .... second assistant director
Blandine Grimaldi .... third assistant Director: dailies
Chris Judd .... third assistant director
Andrew McEwan .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Constantine Katsaras .... art department assistant
Emily Meech .... art department assistant
Evannia Paine .... art department assistant
Lucy Pratt .... art department assistant
 
Sound Department
Nick Baldock .... adr mixer
Peter Baldock .... supervising sound editor
Joe Carey .... boom operator
Ben Carr .... foley editor
Ben Carr .... re-recording mixer
Giancarlo Dellapina .... production sound mixer
Adele Fletcher .... dialogue editor
J. Alexandra Roberts .... sound trainee (as Julia Roberts)
 
Special Effects by
David Caunce .... special effects assistant
David Holt .... special effects technician
Peter Kersey .... senior technician
 
Visual Effects by
Jim Allen .... visual effects supervisor
 
Stunts
Andy Bennett .... stunt coordinator
David Newton .... stunt double: Ed Stoppard
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Daniel Alexander .... camera trainee: main unit
James Bridger .... electrician
Alice Canty .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Howard Davidson .... gaffer
Kilian Drury .... best boy
Phill Heale .... key grip
Frank Hellebrand .... grip: dailies
Thomas Hole .... second unit loader
John Malaney .... electrician
Cullum Ross .... electrician
Chris Samworth .... first assistant camera
Mark Sullivan .... electrician
Joe Werry .... camera trainee
Jonathan Michael Dew .... electrician (uncredited)
Kit Mackenzie .... electrician (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Rosemary Lack .... costume standby
Hannah Wood .... costume supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Elisa Christophe .... digital intermediate producer
Ben Leach .... assistant editor
Alex Seery .... digital dailies colourist
Dado Valentic .... colorist
Rocha Moreno Valeria .... digital intermediate assistant (as Valeria Rocha)
 
Location Management
Saba Kia .... location assistant
Christian McWilliams .... location manager
Emma Jane Richards .... location scout
 
Music Department
Max Aruj .... music technical assistant
Kelly Johnson .... music production coordinator
Christine Wu .... violinist
 
Transportation Department
Dave Williams .... facilities coordinator
 
Other crew
Jim Allen .... title design
Rebecca E. Daly .... script supervisor
Claire Frayn .... floor runner
Elizabeth Marshall .... runner: dailies
Mia Mausolle .... floor runner
William Moseley .... production assistant
Emilia Reid .... production assistant
Joe Utichi .... production notes
 

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Runtime:
90 min
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Norney Grange is a distinctive Arts and Crafts house built in 1897, near Guildford, Surrey. It was used for the external shots of the family home.See more »

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25 out of 38 people found the following review useful.
Great Chiller, 15 July 2014
Author: Tom Bucksdale from United Kingdom

I don't know if the word chiller is strictly a genre but Blackwood perfectly fits the description. A moody thriller with ghost story leanings, mysterious locals, a missing woman and child and a haunted house that could have been plucked straight out of a Gothic romance it serves to get under the skin rather than try to turn your stomach. Directed with flare, rich cinematography and and a very haunting score it was one of the best low budget British films I've seen for some time. Sometimes the characters are difficult to root for as they are such a complex bunch riled with hidden secrets, but equally it's interesting to see a film that challenges your allegiance as to who to sympathise with. Wouldn't have hurt been a little longer to tie up some of the complex back stories but If you like well written character based horror and a good old fashioned fright then give it a look in.

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