A reporter wakes up in a morgue and finds herself a member of the undead, before vowing revenge against the sect which put her there.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Forster ... Lloyd
Cameron Richardson ... Collette / Frannie
Lucy Liu ... Sadie Blake
Allan Rich ... Harrison
Samantha Shelton ... LA Weekly Editor
Kevin Wheatley ... Ethan Mills
Margo Harshman ... Tricia Rawlins
Cameron Goodman ... Kaitlin
Holt McCallany ... Rourke
James D'Arcy ... Bishop
Carla Gugino ... Eve
Michael Chiklis ... Clyde Rawlins
Paul Cassell ... Detective Easton
Mako ... Poe
Sam Cooper Sam Cooper ... Coroner's Assistant
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Storyline

The snoopy reporter Sadie Blake is called by her nerd colleague Ethan Mills that has deciphered a code and found an address in Koreatown from information of the Goth Tricia Rawlins about a bloody cult. Sadie does not give attention to Ethan, but when she sees on the front page of the news that Tricia has been found dead in a dumpster in Koreatown, she decides to visit the address. She finds an abandoned house with a gruesome basement full of blood and she immediately drives to Ethan's apartment. She finds the place in a complete mess and is abducted by a stranger and taken to Bishop, who wants to know what Tricia has told her. Then, Bishop and his mate Eve kill Sadie and they have a necrophilic threesome with her body. Later, Sadie awakes in the freezer of the morgue and sooner she realizes that she is a vampire and promises revenge to her sire. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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They didn't leave her alive. They left her UNDEAD. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong horror violence and gore, sexuality, nudity, language, and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Actress Carla Gugino is the girlfriend of director Sebastian Gutierrez and appears in many of his projects. See more »

Goofs

After Sadie has sent Franny away she leans against the door. Her reflection is clearly visible in the glass, despite the fact that her lack of a reflection (due to being a vampire) is an important point in the movie. See more »

Quotes

Bishop: Why are you doing this, you're one of us?
Sadie Blake: Not by choice.
Bishop: Choice? What is that, who has a choice in anything?
Sadie Blake: You had a choice in raping me, and leaving me for dead!
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Crazy Credits

The persons portrayed in this motion picture are not intended to portray or represent any particular individual at LA Weekly. See more »

Alternate Versions

The film was released in two versions: an R-rated version running 98 minutes and an unrated (completely reedited) version running 122 minutes. See more »


Soundtracks

You Cut Me Loose
Performed by Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3
Written by Robyn Hitchcock
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Not great, not bad.
28 April 2007 | by jamesjh-leeSee all my reviews

I just saw this at the Tribeca Film Festival and I have to say that the movie wasn't all too bad. It was very formulaic and predictable, but still entertaining to a decent degree. It's take on vampires was slightly different, in that the vampires don't have fangs or have a weakness to sunlight, they just kill and drink blood. For a low budget movie that will probably go straight to DVD here in the US, it will be worth a rental - especially in that Lucy Liu bares her boobage in numerous scenes.

Carla Gugino is in the movie and sat a row in front of us at the screening in Chelsea. Holy schnikey's she has one smoking body... let's hope she sticks around as Amanda in Entourage for a few more episodes.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 July 2007 (Turkey) See more »

Also Known As:

Rise See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$59,371, 3 June 2007

Gross USA:

$114,306

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,850,927
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (unrated DVD)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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