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Silent Hill (2006)

R | | Horror | 21 April 2006 (USA)
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A woman, Rose, goes in search for her adopted daughter within the confines of a strange, desolate town called Silent Hill.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Rose Da Silva
... Christopher Da Silva
... Cybil Bennett
... Dahlia Gillespie
... Officer Thomas Gucci
... Anna
... Christabella
... Sharon / Alessa
Colleen Williams ... Archivist
Ron Gabriel ... Old Mechanic
Eve Crawford ... Sister Margaret
Derek Ritschel ... Young Police Officer
Amanda Hiebert ... Gas Attendant
... Distressed Woman
Maxine Dumont ... Christabella's Aide
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Sharon Da Silva wakes up every night screaming about "silent hill". Pursued by a police officer suspicious of her motives and swerving to avoid another child her adoptive mother crashes the car knocking herself unconscious. When Rose Da Silva awakens to find her adopted child is missing, she searches the fog and ash blanketed town for her beloved daughter. Written by Pel Par

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Rated R for strong horror violence and gore, disturbing images, and some language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Despite the fact that this was filmed in Super 35 and high-definition video, "Filmed in Panavision" is listed in the ending credits. See more »

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The film is supposed to take place in West Virginia, yet all the local townspeople have distinguishable Canadian accents - the movie's primary filming location. See more »

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[first lines]
Rose Da Silva: Sharon! She's not here! Oh, God. Christopher, can you see anything? Sharon! Sharon!
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The Davis Films logo is engulfed in fog and ash instead of the traditional sky. See more »

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Tears of... (SHF5)
Written and Performed by Akira Yamaoka
Courtesy of Konami
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Finally, a good, accurate game/film crossover.
20 April 2006 | by See all my reviews

First off, the downsides: Some parts of the movie seemed a little drawn out, the film was two hours, and at certain times, you could feel that. It's far-fetched, and I can imagine some people rolling their eyes at the storyline, and there WILL be some people walking out saying "that was a stupid movie". (As many people responded to Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within.) Of course, some of them will be saying that in response to the sheer amount of gore and violence, which brings me into the 'upsides': This movie certainly had it's 'wow' moments with shock, anticipation, and gore, especially near the climax. Scenes and even alleyways and monsters from the games were almost identical. If you've played the games you will get a lot of deja vu. (For example, the camera goes crooked at exactly the same time and place it does in one of the scenes in the game.) Also, a lot of the sounds and music tracks from the games are used, and so are the monsters. The entire feel of the games is preserved in the film, and you will have trouble keeping your feet on the floor the entire movie. The creepy presentation works, and if you haven't played any of the games, this movie will scare you in new ways.


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