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Coven (2000)

An alcohol/drug abuser re-examines his life until he nearly dies from an overdose. Then a friend convinces him to join a self-help group which turns out to be demonic.

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Mark Borchardt

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Mark Borchardt
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Borchardt ... Mike
Tom Schimmels Tom Schimmels ... Steve
Miriam Frost Miriam Frost ... Sharon
Tommy Dallace Tommy Dallace ... Doc McCoy
Robert Richard Jorge Robert Richard Jorge ... Goodman
Sherrie Beaupre Sherrie Beaupre ... Daesa
Jack Bennett ... Group Member
Mark Nadolski Mark Nadolski ... Group Member
Scott Berendt Scott Berendt ... Group Member
Barbara Zanger Barbara Zanger ... Group Member
Donna McMaster Donna McMaster ... Group Member
Mike Schank Mike Schank ... Group Member
Cindy Snyder Cindy Snyder ... Group Member
Nancy Williams Nancy Williams ... Group Member
Wayne Buboise Wayne Buboise ... Group Member
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Storyline

An alcohol/drug abuser re-examines his life until he nearly dies from an overdose. Then a friend convinces him to join a self-help group which turns out to be demonic.

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Short | Drama | Horror

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 June 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Coven See more »

Filming Locations:

Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, USA

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Northwest Productions See more »
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In the "elevator sequence", Tommy Dallace is actually wearing his own drivers license on his medical lab coat instead of the standard hospital identification badge. Dallace was initially considered for the lead role in the movie, but was ultimately deemed to be "too good looking" for the part. See more »

Goofs

Several actors' hairstyles change several times throughout the movie. This is the result of a shooting schedule that took several years. See more »

Quotes

Group Member: Three people in particular you have to stay away from when you're tripping on acid are police officers, psychiatrists and psychologists.
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References Strange Brew (1983) See more »

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User Reviews

ummm...
16 October 2002 | by jamie-120See all my reviews

OK, Mark? First off, you're a little weird. "I Blow Up"... but anyway, given what you had to work with, this movie didn't really suck that much, which actually is probably the only thing you really need to know.

For the rest of you... "Coven" (that's "KO-ven", not "KUH-ven", if you please) is a _long_ way from Hollywood, so just relax and enjoy(?) it for what it is: a finally-realized personal project of a fascinatingly driven -- and, yes, weird -- man which 99.9% of us would never have known existed (that goes for both the man and the film) if not for "American Movie".

"Northwestern" due in 2004? Hey, let 'er rip... I'm curious to see how it turns out.


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