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Deadgirl (2008)

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Two high school boys discover an imprisoned woman in an abandoned mental asylum who cannot die.

Directors:

Marcel Sarmiento, Gadi Harel (co-director)

Writer:

Trent Haaga
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shiloh Fernandez ... Rickie
Noah Segan ... JT
Candice King ... Joann (as Candice Accola)
Eric Podnar ... Wheeler
Jenny Spain Jenny Spain ... Deadgirl
Andrew DiPalma ... Johnny
Nolan Gerard Funk ... Dwyer
Michael Bowen ... Clint
David Alan Graf ... Mr. Harrison
Susan Marie Keller ... Nikki
Timothy Muskatell Timothy Muskatell ... Wes
Kelle Cantwell Kelle Cantwell ... Brit
Dustin Hess Dustin Hess ... Walter
Kathleen M. Darcy ... Ms. Flynn
Steve Dean Steve Dean ... Gym Coach
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Storyline

On a hot day, two rebellious high school friends, Rickie and JT, decide to skip class and hang out at an abandoned, derelict Asylum for the mentally ill for some beers and fun. After breaking into the place, the fun begins with some bashing and smashing, in the maze of half-lit corridors, dark rooms and narrow pathways of the institution, when all of a sudden, JT discovers the body of a young, naked woman covered with a plastic film. In the light of this grotesque, yet, unexpected finding, unresolvable questions will begin to rise, as this seemingly unresponsive girl will start growling and gnashing. Who is this girl? Was she a patient here, or was she some sort of a guinea pig that a scientist used to perform some crazy experiments on it? In the end, how human is this girl that simply cannot die? Written by Nick Riganas

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Taglines:

She's Your Bad Dream Come True. See more »

Genres:

Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong aberrant sexuality, graphic nudity, bloody violence and pervasive language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 April 2013 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Dead Girl See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Hollywoodmade See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Filmed entirely on location in Los Angeles, California. See more »

Goofs

Joann was wearing a t-shirt and shorts when she died but in last shot, she was shown in a white dress. It is obvious that Rickie changed her clothes. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Rickie: [Rickie asks JT a question while between classes at school] Hey, yo, JT.
[Rickie asks JT while they're both on lunch at school]
Rickie: Man, what word starts with 'F' and ends with 'U-C-K?' Come on. Fire truck, man.
JT: [Rickie chuckles] What are you eight?
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Connections

References Nekromantik (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

Grace (Glorified)
Written by Scott Garred (BMI)
Performed by Super XX Man
Published by Warship Songs (BMI)
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Disturbing, compelling and flawed
13 July 2009 | by kosmaspSee all my reviews

This movie will grab you, if you let yourself into it. It's disturbing and might haunt you, if you are willing to take the "ride". Fun it's most definitely not. But in a weird way it's grossly compelling. An exercise in human behavior (of course not meant to be understood as a blueprint for everyone), this movie is definitely an unsettling watch and weird experience.

While the main actors here can be seen in smaller roles in bigger pictures (one of them plays a blink and you'll miss him role in Cadillac Records for example), they do convince and play their roles as straight as they can. It's not a perfect movie, but it's a small little picture, that might be a stepping stone for it's director, if he can take this experience from this movie and continue with bigger things. I think he the ability to do so ... This one definitely is not for those who can't bear watching "torture" (be it of physical or psychological nature).


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