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Bereavement (2010)

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The horrific account of 6 year old Martin Bristol, abducted from his backyard swing and forced to witness the brutal crimes of a deranged madman.

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Stevan Mena

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Stevan Mena
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Biehn ... Jonathan Miller
Alexandra Daddario ... Allison Miller
Brett Rickaby ... Graham Sutter
Nolan Gerard Funk ... William
Spencer List ... Martin Bristol
John Savage ... Ted
Peyton List ... Wendy Miller
Kathryn Meisle ... Karen Miller
Valentina de Angelis ... Melissa
Greg Wood Greg Wood ... Teacher
Ashley Wolfe ... Katherine Bristol
Chase Pechacek Chase Pechacek ... Martin Age 6
Andrea Havens ... Agatha
Miriam A. Hyman ... Waitress
Tom McNutt ... Clerk in Store
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Storyline

In 1989, the boy Martin Bristol has congenital insensitivity to pain with anhidrosis (CIPA), a rare neural disorder, in which the patient does not feel pain, heat or cold. He is abducted by the deranged serial-killer Graham Sutter (Brett Rickaby) and brought to the Sutter Meat & Poultry, an abandoned meat-packing plant in Minersville, Pennsylvania, where Graham slaughters young women that he kidnaps. Five years later, the stubborn seventeen year-old teenager Allison Miller loses her parents and moves to her uncle Jonathan Miller's house near the decrepit plant. Jonathan, his wife Karen and their little daughter Wendy welcome Allison, but the teenager does not give much attention to her new family. Allison likes to run alone on the road and she passes by the meat-packing plant and then she meets the mechanic William "Billy" and has a crush on him. Jonathan advises Allison to avoid running near the old factory and Billy, who is a problematic teenager. Allison does not listen to her ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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There are some evils...so unspeakable...they will scar you forever.

Genres:

Crime | Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sadistic bloody violence, torture, brief language and nudity | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 July 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Malevolence: Bereavement See more »

Filming Locations:

Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA

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$3,600,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Graham Sutter: Curiosity killed the cat.
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Bleak, Brutal and Gruesome Slasher Film with a Brainless Heroine
5 January 2014 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

SPOILER: In 1989, the boy Martin Bristol (Spencer List) has congenital insensitivity to pain with anhidrosis (CIPA), a rare neural disorder, in which the patient does not feel pain, heat or cold. He is abducted by the deranged serial-killer Graham Sutter (Brett Rickaby) and brought to the Sutter Meat & Poultry, an abandoned meat-packing plant in Minersville, Pennsylvania, where Graham slaughters young women that he kidnaps.

Five years later, the stubborn seventeen year-old teenager Allison Miller (Alexandra Daddario) loses her parents and moves to the house of her uncle Jonathan Miller (Michael Biehn) that is located near to the decrepit plant. Jonathan, his wife Karen (Kathryn Meisle) and their little daughter Wendy (Peyton List) welcome Allison, but the teenager does not give much attention to her new family. Allison likes to run alone on the road and she passes by the meat-packing plant and then she meets the mechanic William "Billy" (Nolan Gerard Funk) and has a crush on him. Jonathan advises Allison to avoid running near the old factory and Billy, who is a problematic teenager. Allison does not listen to her uncle and brings tragedy to the Miller family.

"Bereavement" is a bleak, brutal and gruesome slasher film with a brainless heroine by Stevan Mena. The storyline is cruel with children and most of the directors of horror movies avoid this approach to make the film more commercial. Allison is the key character, but she is too stupid to make the movie work. Her attitude toward her guardians is awkward for an orphan without resources. She is an athlete with big breasts that runs without brassiere, which is unusual. But he worst is to follow an unknown boy through the underground and gruesome basement of an abandoned building seeing jars with blood and weird chains (imagine the smell) without any fear of being raped or attacked by a stranger. Last but not the least, this unpleasant movie is recommended for very specific audiences only. My vote is six.

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