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Penny Dreadful (2006)

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Young Penny goes on a retreat with her psychologist; the intention is to help her overcome her phobia, an intense fear of cars. Unexpected events find her in a nightmarish situation where her worst fears come true.

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Richard Brandes

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Diane Doniol-Valcroze (story), Arthur K. Flam (story) (as Arthur Flam) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Rachel Miner ... Penny Deerborn
Mimi Rogers ... Orianna Volkes
Chad Todhunter ... Alvin
Mickey Jones ... Eddie
Liz Davies ... The Hitchhiker
Michael Berryman ... Gas Station Attendant
Lucy Rogers-Ciaffa Lucy Rogers-Ciaffa ... Young Penny
Elyse Mirto ... Penny's Mother (as Elyse Marie Mirto)
Tammy Filor ... Mary Saunders
Casey Sander ... Truck Driver
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Storyline

Young Penny goes on a retreat with her psychologist; the intention is to help her overcome her phobia, an intense fear of cars. Unexpected events find her in a nightmarish situation where her worst fears come true.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Don't forget to breathe...


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence/terror, some sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 November 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ao Encontro da Morte See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The book the therapist Orianna Volks wrote is titled "Full Circle: Conquering Our Fears". See more »

Goofs

When they're driving up into the mountains, the moon is in first quarter. But when the storm hits a few hours later, the moon is full. See more »

Quotes

The Hitchhiker: [whispering in the dark] Penny...
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Crazy Credits

The credits appear on the misty windows of abandoned cars in a dark junkyard. See more »

Connections

References The Hills Have Eyes (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

I Wanna Be the One
Performed by Brian Lynn Jones & the Misfit Cowboys
Written by Michael Monarch
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Horro happens
19 November 2006 | by maya-murphySee all my reviews

Horror happens always at night, in abandoned places, when no one is around to help, to see, to witness. Horror happens to only a few of us, the ones who are innocent already, the ones who are weak, the ones who are helpless. It seems that evil is a coward-entity, chickens out on places with many people and strong people and real adversaries. Evil is simply afraid, mushy, and has no integrity whatsoever. May that be how it is, Penny Dreadful is a film where this happens exactly by the book. By this I don't mean to put the film down. In the contrary. PD is an awesome story about to helpless women caught in the darkness, alone, and exposed to evil, or en evil entity. I had a great time watching this film and it scared the crap out of me. I love Mimi Rogers and felt the whole cast was doing a great job. I recommend this film to anyone and hopefully it will come out on DVD and I'll get me a copy of it. Go see it, it is scary!


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