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S. Darko (2009)

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Donnie Darko's little sister, Samantha Darko, and her best friend Corey are on a country-cross road trip. They find themselves entangled in a dangerous glitch in the time-space continuum.

Director:

Chris Fisher

Writers:

Nate Atkins (screenplay) (as Nathan Atkins), Richard Kelly (characters)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Daveigh Chase ... Samantha
Briana Evigan ... Corey
James Lafferty ... Iraq Jack
Ed Westwick ... Randy
Walter Platz ... Frank
John Hawkes ... Phil
Bret Roberts ... Officer O'Dell
Jackson Rathbone ... Jeremy
Elizabeth Berkley ... Trudy
Barbara Tarbuck ... Agatha
Matthew Davis ... Pastor John
Nathan Stevens ... Jeff
Ryan Templeman ... Mike
Zulay Henao ... Baelyn
JJ Neward ... Co-Worker (as J.J. Neward)
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Storyline

July, 1995, the time is out of joint. Two teen girls, Sam and Corey, have left Virginia for L.A. to start over. Sam's brother has died and her family's shattered; Corey's too wild. They have car trouble in a small desert town, where Corey immediately starts her partying ways, where a meteorite strikes a windmill, and where a burned-out Desert Storm vet predicts the end of the world in four days. Sam hallucinates while sleepwalking, young men have disappeared from town, and cars come out of nowhere to cause accidents. Time travel may be possible, but it takes courage and resolve. Is the addled war veteran right? If he is, can Corey or Sam make things right? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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What Would You Do If You Knew The Future? See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, some violent content and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 August 2009 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

S. Darko: A Donnie Darko Tale See more »

Filming Locations:

Delle, Utah, USA See more »

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Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (Dolby 5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

At a point of the movie Samantha, played by Daveigh Chase, get in her hand into the TV to get out a feather. This is a nod for The Ring (2002), where Samara (played too by Daveigh Chase), is a ghost capable to get out from a TV. See more »

Goofs

Sam has obtained a new edition of the Philosophy of Time Travel book without her late brother's help, as he never got the book in the "new" timeline. We don't know how she got it, because that detail is not relevant to this story. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Corey: Only two more good mornings.
Sam: Only one more day.
Corey: We're so perfect.
Sam: Immaculate.
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Connections

Features Donnie Darko (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

The Carnival is Over
Written by Lisa Gerrard, Brendan Perry
Performed by Dead Can Dance
Published by Universal Music Publishing/EMI Virgin Music Inc.
Licensed courtesy of 4AD Ltd.
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If you thought "How can they make a sequel to Donnie Darko?"
10 May 2009 | by jh-goldsmithSee all my reviews

If you thought "How can they make a sequel to Donnie Darko?" then you should be warned. This movie fails as miserably as you would expect. It also lacks in the quality of the cinematography of the original. It is almost unwatchable.

The ending to the original Donnie Darko was absolutely superior. It absolutely completed the story and left the viewer to ponder the meaning and philosophical implications of the work quietly to themselves. There was no antagonist to be reviled from the dead to fight again and no antagonist, having saved the world once to be brought out of a failed marriage and rehab somewhere to save the world again. I do not mind watching movie series even movies such as Saw or Rocky. But Donnie Darko is not the type of movie that could possibly lend itself well to a series and it doe not deserve to be put in a category with those types of movies and the attempt to do so is a complete failure.


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