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The Keeper (2004)

R | | Crime, Thriller, Drama | 2004 (UK)
When an apparently exemplary cop abducts and secretly imprisons a beautiful dancer, a deadly battle of wills between captor and captive ensues.

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Paul Lynch

Writer:

Gerald Sanford
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dennis Hopper ... Krebs
Asia Argento ... Gina
Helen Shaver ... Ruthie
Lochlyn Munro ... Sgt. Burns
Charles Frederick Charles Frederick ... Joe Cody - Man in Black
Alex Zahara ... Derick
Alejandro Abellan ... Burley Driver
Fred Keating ... Mayor Watson
Philip Granger ... Lt. Stone (as Phillip Granger)
Joe McCoy Joe McCoy ... 4th Man
Angela Uyeda ... Raven Starr
Brad Loree ... Bouncer
Robert Saunders Robert Saunders ... Trucker
Charlie Gudgeon Charlie Gudgeon ... Bus Kid
Garfield Wilson ... Alex
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Storyline

In Redwood County, the dancer Gina is attacked and her boyfriend is killed by a maniac in a motel. Gina is attended by Sergeant Burns and Lieutenant Krebs insists in giving a lift to her when she leaves the hospital. However, he kidnaps Gina and arrests her in a cell in the basement of his isolated house. The deranged policeman has a serious trauma from his childhood with dancers of night-clubs and establishes rules and punctuations for Gina while she is imprisoned. Meanwhile, Lieutenant Krebs is stalked by a local, Ruthie, who has a crush on him and wants to promote his amateurish puppet show with the character Deputy Rock, his alter-ego. Sgt. Burns is trying to find a clue where the missing Gina may be. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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The nightmare is just beginning. See more »

Genres:

Crime | Thriller | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, language and some sexual content | See all certifications »
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Country:

Canada | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

2004 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

El guardián See more »

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Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

| (Ontario)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Goofs

When Sgt. Burns is showing a police mugshot of Joe Cody to Lt. Krebs, the words "Sacremento City Police" appear across the photograph instead of the correct spelling of "Sacramento City Police" See more »

Soundtracks

Save Me
(2003)
Written by Duncan Harding and Andy Duncan
Published by A7 Music Unlimited
Produced by Andy Duncan for 7pm Management
Performed by Colin Burt Vidler
© Fightclub 2003. Licensed courtesy of Fightclub
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The Keeper wont keep you entertained
31 August 2005 | by AndySee all my reviews

The only reason to watch this badly written movie would be if you were a fan of either Helen Shaver (a great actress) or the legendary Dennis Hopper. If you desire to see these two together in a film, choose 'The Ostetrman Weekend', which is by far the better film. The basic story line is the prisoner wanting to escape the jailer. (similer to the much better 'Misery')

Without going into too much detail so as not to spoil the plot (well, what plot there is), lets just say this is best avoided. There are millions of films out there to spend 90 minutes on, don't make it this one.


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