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Hush (2008)

Not Rated | | Horror, Thriller | 13 March 2009 (UK)
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A young couple on a motorway journey are drawn into a game of cat and mouse with a truck driver following a near accident.

Director:

Mark Tonderai

Writer:

Mark Tonderai
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
William Ash ... Zakes Abbot (as Will Ash)
Christine Bottomley ... Beth
Andreas Wisniewski ... The Tarman
Claire Keelan ... Wendy
Stuart McQuarrie Stuart McQuarrie ... Thorpe
Robbie Gee ... Chimponda
Peter Wyatt Peter Wyatt ... Mr. Coates
Sheila Reid ... Mrs. Coates
Shaun Dingwall ... PC Mitchall
Rupert Procter Rupert Procter ... Dad (as Rupert Proctor)
Carol Allen Carol Allen ... Mum
Harry Mondryk Harry Mondryk ... Dash
Tobias Adams-Heighway Tobias Adams-Heighway ... Drummer Boy
Dasiy Mondryk Dasiy Mondryk ... Girl
Allison Saxton Allison Saxton ... Woman in Loo
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Storyline

Tired and irritable, Zakes Abbott drives home along the motorway, his girlfriend, Beth, asleep beside him. Failing to spot his exit he speeds across the causeway, cutting up a white van and barely avoiding an accident. Apoplectic with rage, the truck driver gives chase, and as he violently overtakes the tailgate flips up revealing a woman bound and bloodied in the back. But before there is time for a second look, the door is slammed shut and Zakes is left bewildered and wondering if what he saw was real. Later at a service station, Zakes' fears grow when Beth goes missing, and as he begins a frantic search, he is enticed into a deadly game of cat and mouse on the deserted motorway. But being the sole witness to the earlier scene, how does he convince others of his desperate need for help? Playing on our most primal fears, this taut suspense thriller challenges a world where we constantly turn responsibility over to someone else and asks the question: what do you do when there is no ... Written by Zoe Flower

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Only you saw it. Only you can save them

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 March 2009 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Csitt! See more »

Filming Locations:

Yorkshire, England, UK

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Box Office

Budget:

£1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$64,054 (United Kingdom), 15 March 2009, Limited Release
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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Goofs

When Zakes is looking for Beth in the service area, he crawls under a lorry in the lorry park in the pouring rain, in the next scene inside the service area, he appears clean and dry, surely he would be covered in oily marks. See more »

Quotes

Zakes Abbot: [goading the Tar-man outside] Remember me you CUNT!
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Crazy Credits

After the coda, credits start appearing. After the producer credits, an epilogue is shown, of one of the criminals (obviously uncaught) shopping at a bookstore, and picking up a book by the protagonist describing the criminal operation and its end. See more »

Connections

Featured in House at the End of the Street (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Knock Down
(K Gee Heat Remix)
Written by Alesha Dixon
Performed by Alesha Dixon
Published by Universal Music Publishing Ltd, Warner/Chappell Music Ltd and Xenomania Songs Ltd
Courtesy of Polydor Ltd
Under licence from Universal Music Operations
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Not a bad way to spend a rainy afternoon
25 October 2010 | by johncfc28See all my reviews

I find it amazing how people get very critical about films which in some cases weren't advertised as big block busters. OK this isn't going to win any Oscars but hey its wasn't as bad as some people think. I do find these films frustrating sometimes when you dissect them and say well i wouldn't have done that but hey if that is the case then tell all those idiots who still swam with Jaws and still go to holiday camps. It had suspense and some good moments, i thought it was better than i was lead to believe and wouldn't recommend it but if you do hire it then you wont be too disappointed and just enjoy it for what it is a low budget film with some good moments.


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