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August Underground's Penance (2007)

Not Rated | | Horror | Video 30 March 2007
The third film in the series. This time a couple go on a killing spree in their local area.

Director:

Fred Vogel

Writers:

Allen Peters (characters), Fred Vogel (characters) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Cristie Whiles Cristie Whiles ... Crusty (as Cristie 'Crusty' Whiles)
Fred Vogel Fred Vogel ... Peter Mountain
Shelby Lyn Vogel Shelby Lyn Vogel ... Pregnant Partier
Jerami Cruise Jerami Cruise ... Partier with Baseball Cap
Anthony Matthews Anthony Matthews ... Nail-Covered Victim
Rob Steinbruegge Rob Steinbruegge ... Intro Victim
Talia Becker Talia Becker
Lucious Ridgewood Lucious Ridgewood
Ed Laughlin Ed Laughlin ... Gutted Victim
Fuctup Fuctup ... Homeless Man
Bub Bub ... The Lion
Wally Wally
Brama Brama
Matt Rizzutto Matt Rizzutto ... Crusty's Lover
Autumn Smith Autumn Smith ... Lydia (as Autumn Anderson)
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Storyline

Bonded by their sick love for perversion and brutal depravity, the psychopaths from hell, Peter, and his equally vile girlfriend, Crusty, are still on the hunt for prey, after the shocking events of August Underground's Mordum (2003). As always, slaughter, rape, dismemberment, evisceration, and sexual assault are on the menu, with a touch of murderous jealousy and Yuletide atrocities. Who can offer forgiveness to the penitents? Written by Nick Riganas

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Today is the day that our sins will be over.

Genres:

Horror

Certificate:

Not Rated

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Connections

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A penance for murder
16 November 2018 | by meganmarie-19902See all my reviews

After watching all three August Underground films, you will be questioning yourself whether the directors are disturbed for making such a sadistic series, or are you disturbed for watching all three. The first august underground was dark and disturbing as it mimicked a snuff film so accurately. Mordum, in my opinion, is one of the most brutal films ever made. So, what are we expecting with Penance? Well, Fred Vogel and Cristie Whiles are back as directors and star in the third installment of the series playing the psychopathic killers Peter and Crusty. Penance takes a different approach, yes, there is still vile scenes such as disembowelment and cutting out a fetus from a victim, but we see more from the killers. There are more "breather scenes" in between the torture and murders showing them just goofing around in front of the camera. What is pivotal in this film is that it digs deep into Peter and Crusty's mental state. Over the series, we have seen Peter, a big strapping lad perform such barbaric acts that he is now reduced to gagging, not being able to perform and abusing substances heavily. On the other hand, we have seen Crusty drop her punk goth image and her twisted enjoyment of brutally torturing and murdering women, to become highly emotional and realizing how vile she has become. It was going to be very hard to top the horrendous depravities that occurred in Mordum, but somehow Vogel and Whiles managed again to have us reaching for the sick bucket. For a film that had a very low budget and unknown actors, it pulled off something so spectacularly disgusting that the series will be implanted in our memory for a long time.


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

30 March 2007 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Ohio, USA See more »

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Budget:

$5,000 (estimated)
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Toe Tag Pictures See more »
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Dolby Digital (2.0)

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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