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Left in Darkness (2006)

Not Rated | | Horror, Thriller | Video 19 September 2006
A young woman, whose mother died giving birth to her, is facing eternal life in either Heaven or Hell. She must make the choice who to listen to, her guardian angel, whom she met when she was a child, or the evil ones.

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Steven R. Monroe
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Monica Keena ... Celia
David Anders ... Donovan
Jessica Stroup ... Justine
Travis Van Winkle ... Corby
Tim Thomerson ... Joe
Chris Engen Chris Engen ... Doug
Tarah Paige ... Rachel
Eric Ladin ... Gopher
Chelsea Cannell ... Tawnia
Christina Cellner Christina Cellner ... Young Celia
Marisa Lauren ... Marie
Michael Worth ... Celia's Father
Cody Klop ... Young Donovan
Jeridan Frye ... Lorie Ann Dobson
Patty McCormack ... Grandmother
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A young woman, whose mother died giving birth to her, is facing eternal life in either Heaven or Hell. She must make the choice who to listen to, her guardian angel, whom she met when she was a child, or the evil ones.

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Goofs

When Celia is struck by her grandfather, the strike is on the right side of her neck. At one point later in the movie it is on the left side. See more »

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Celia: Goodbye, Donovan!
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References Friends (1994) See more »

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Television Child
Written by Ron Kustes
Performed by Spooky Jones
"Ain't Got No Woman"
Written by Ron Kustes
Performed by Spooky Jones
"Get Together"
Written by Ron Kustes, London McDaniel
Performed by Spooky Jones
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Too Many Rules in the Purgatory
15 March 2010 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

On the twentieth-first birthday of Celia (Monica Keena), her friend Justine (Jessica Stroup) invites her to go to a party in a fraternity. Celia is still grieving the death of her beloved grandfather Joe (Tim Thomerson), who has recently died, and blames herself for the death of her mother in her delivery. In the party, she is drugged and gang raped; then she has an OD and dies alone in a bathroom. Out of the blue, she finds alone in the fraternity house and she is lured and attacked by Joe. However, her guardian angel Donovan (David Anders), who saved her life when she was a girl, explains the rules to keep the protection of her sanctuary and survive the massive attack of soul eaters. Sooner Celia finds that she is in a sort of purgatory and distrusts Donovan; further, she does not know who is telling the truth and how to reach Heaven.

"Left in the Darkness" has an interesting and original premise but there are to many rules to be followed in the purgatory where the lead actress spends two hours trying to discover who is really helping her and finding the way to the paradise. Monica Keena and David Anders have good performances in the lead roles. I have recently seen a movie with Jessica Stroup, but unfortunately her character has a minor but important participation. This film was released in Brazil directly on DVD by Flashstar Distributor and deserves to be watched at least once. My vote is five.

Title (Brazil): "Terror na Escuridão" ("Terror in the Darkness")


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