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The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016)

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A father and son, both coroners, are pulled into a complex mystery while attempting to identify the body of a young woman, who was apparently harboring dark secrets.

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Austin Tilden
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Tommy Tilden
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Emma
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Jane Doe (as Olwen Kelly)
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Stanley the Cat (as himself)
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Deputy Ballard (uncredited)
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Cox and Hirsch play father and son coroners who receive a mysterious homicide victim with no apparent cause of death. As they attempt to identify the beautiful young "Jane Doe," they discover increasingly bizarre clues that hold the key to her terrifying secrets.

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Every body has a secret.

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Rated R for bloody horror violence, unsettling grisly images, graphic nudity, and language | See all certifications »

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The Norwegian director André Øvredal was inspired to do a horror movie after attending a screening of The Conjuring. He immediately called his agent and told them that they should try and find a good horror script for him. A month later they showed him this script and he was immediately interested. See more »

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After Jane Doe's body is brought in to the morgue on a trolley/gurney Emma leaves. The exterior shot showing Emma's car drive away shows the drive was blocked. There is no room for an ambulance or any other vehicle to have passed Emma's car, nor is there enough room to have pushed a gurney up the drive to the house. See more »

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Officer Cole: [First Lines] Sheriff, you gotta get down here.
Sheriff Sheldon: We got an ID on her?
Officer Cole: No, sir. No relation to Paul and Carol.
Lieutenant Wade: Who's she?
Sheriff Sheldon: Well, for now, she's a Jane Doe.
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Family Business
10 November 2016 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

Saw this at the Night Visions festival in Helsinki, November 2016. What I expected was a lighthearted, "father and son as morticians" kind of movie. What I got was a movie that chilled even my horror movie veteran soul to the bone.

To explain too much about this movie would spoil it, so I will not go into details. But the director succeeds wonderfully in first creating a comfortable atmosphere, introducing a small cast of characters and setting the scene, and then masterfully starts upping the discomfort levels of the situation, until you are sitting at the edge of your seat, biting your nails. Like in Øvredal's former movie, Troll Hunter, what you cannot see can be a million times more disconcerting than what is in plain sight. Although here he uses both..

Great characters, great atmosphere, an overall great experience. Even if at times I wished for it to end already, just because I couldn't quite bear all the anxiety. I hope this comes to Finland proper, so others can see it too! Quite possibly the best horror film I have seen this year.


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