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It Follows (2014)

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A young woman is followed by an unknown supernatural force after a sexual encounter.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bailey Spry ...
Annie
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Woman with Groceries
Loren Bass ...
Annie's Father
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Paul
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Charles Gertner ...
Neighbor Boy
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Mrs. Height (as Deborah Williams)
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Yara
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Hugh / Jeff
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Greg Hannigan
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Mrs. Redmond
Leisa Pulido ...
Mrs. Hannigan
D.J. Oliver ...
Police Officer (as DJ Oliver)
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Teacher (as Linda B. Boston-Gilbert)
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Storyline

For nineteen-year-old Jay, Autumn should be about school, boys and week-ends out at the lake. But after a seemingly innocent sexual encounter, she finds herself plagued by strange visions and the inescapable sense that someone, something, is following her. Faced with this burden, Jay and her friends must find a way to escape the horrors, that seem to be only a few steps behind. Written by Jose Tamayo

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It doesn't think. It doesn't feel. It doesn't give up.


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Rated R for disturbing violent and sexual content including graphic nudity, and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

27 March 2015 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Te sigue  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$160,089 (USA) (13 March 2015)

Gross:

$14,673,301 (USA) (19 June 2015)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Jay and Kelly's mother's face is never clearly shown. In the first scene in which she appears in the film she is seen talking on the phone in the kitchen with her face completely covered by her hair. In every other scene her face is either out of focus or partially cut by the frame. See more »

Goofs

In the bedroom, the camera is reflected in the TV set. See more »

Quotes

Hugh: Okay, even thought it is following you I can still see it. It is not done with me either. Okay, like I told you, all you can do is pass it on to someone else.
Kelly Height: What the fuck are you talking about?
Hugh: She can do the same thing I did. It should be easier for her, she is a girl. Any guy would be with you. Just sleep with someone else and tell him to do the same thing. Maybe it will never come back.
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Crazy Credits

There are no opening credits at all, and the title does not appear on-screen until the end of the film. See more »

Connections

References The Thing from Another World (1951) See more »

Soundtracks

Weapons of Velvet
Written and Performed by Dan Cantrell
Courtesy of Dan Cantrell
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A Modern Horror Classic
19 April 2015 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Inspired by 70's and 80's horror, it follows is a refreshing psychological horror film with a simple premise and a chilling concept. The cinematography is electrifying, every shot is beautiful and the score holds brilliance, it carries a very obvious John Carpenter vibe to it. The tension is raw, avoiding cheap jump scares and relies on music. Its eerie atmosphere is extremely effective keeping you inches above your seat for the majority of the runtime. The characters are interesting, providing depth and emotional attachment, most modern horror films seem to forget the importance of character development, its nice to see the genre hasn't completely lost it yet. There are several jumps scares, but they work, as they are not carried with unnecessary piecing music jolts but with the use of disturbing and sudden imagery.

The only errors I could detect were the unconventional editing style, the transitions were a little dodgy lacking fluency, this left the film to appear choppy at times but this flaw can be easily forgiven. Its outstanding cinematography and soundtrack make up for this. The film leaves a daunting stain of disturbing after effects that follow you for a long while, with a constant reminder to always check behind your back. An exceptional low budget indie horror film, strongly recommend.


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