Five young people apply to live in an isolated house together for six months whilst their every move is filmed by numerous cameras. Each has their reason for wanting to be there - fame, money, adventure. The prize - $1 million. The rules - if one person leaves, everyone loses. It becomes the ultimate morality test. When Danny's beloved grandfather dies, does his greed overcome his love? When the skittish Emma finds blood on her pillow why does she still stay behind? And what dark secret does the house harbour that leaves them feeling as though they're being watched by more than just a million pairs of eyes?Written by
This film was almost released direct-to-video. After a disastrous test screening of a four-hour version of the film, distribution interest dried up. The film was eventually pared down to less than two hours and released in theaters. See more »
When the sheriff enters the basement we can see he leaves the door open. When it cuts to wide shots we can see in both wide shots that the door is closed. Then it appears open again later. See more »
[pretending the two dolls are Matt and Emma having sex]
Oh Emma! Yes Matt? Oh Emma! Matt! Emma! Matt! Emma! Emma! Emma! Oh Emma! Oh Matt! Oh Emma! Oh Matt! Oh Matt, Matt wait, wait! What? What? Matt! What? That's my ass! I know Emma, I know!
Grow up, Rex
Don't gimme that nice-guy bullshit! You don't wanna fuck? Don't gimme that nice-guy thing! Oh Matt... Matt! You... You don't have a dick! Why don't you have... You don't have a... a dick?
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The production logos have a fuzzy quality to them, like we're seeing footage through a webcam. The five housemates are shown over the end credits. See more »
Why all the bad comments? I don't understand it. True, most low budget thrillers are terrible. Serial killer knock offs without big name movie stars usually depend on gore effects, not characters, to keep us interested in what's going to happen next. This movie, though, is a tightly wound little scare piece that takes its time developing the characters and building suspense. The actors are terrific, the camera work unique and unsettling, and the direction always seems on target. The movie's main gimmick reads like it's going to be glib and possibly stupid, but the actors, and the director's ability to maintain a mood of foreboding, quickly dismisses any possible derision. I bought it and recommend it to anyone looking for a good, creepy thriller.
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