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Burning Bright (2010)

PG-13 | | Drama, Horror, Thriller | 2 May 2012 (Bahrain)
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A thriller centered on a young woman and her autistic little brother who are trapped in a house with a ravenous tiger during a hurricane.

Director:

Carlos Brooks

Writers:

Christine Coyle Johnson (screenplay), Julie Prendiville Roux (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Garret Dillahunt ... Johnny Gaveneau
Briana Evigan ... Kelly Taylor
Charlie Tahan ... Tom Taylor
Peggy Sheffield Peggy Sheffield ... Doctor Orsi
Mary Rachel Quinn ... Catherine Taylor (as Mary Rachel Dudley)
Tom Nowicki ... Sheriff
Katie Katie ... Tiger
Schicka Schicka ... Tiger
Kismet Kismet ... Tiger
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Storyline

In Montgomery County, Kelly Taylor is ready to go to college and takes her autistic brother, Tom, to a specialized institution. However, the bank informs her that she does not have sufficient funds in her account to honor her check. Her stepfather, Johnny Gaveneau, withdrew the money from her account the day before. When Kelly arrives home, Johnny reveals that he used the money to buy a tiger for his 'safari show' project. In addition he has the house reinforced, in order to protect it from hurricanes, so all the windows and external doors are covered with wood. When Kelly awakes, she finds that the starving tiger is inside the house and Tom and she are trapped with the ravenous animal. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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There are forces of nature that can be controlled , and others that cannot. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for terror/violence and some language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The title is a reference to the William Blake poem 'The Tyger' published in 1794 See more »

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Howie: This is against my better judgment.
[sighs]
Howie: Okay. Let's get to it.
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References The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986) See more »

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Eat a Bear
Written and Performed by Kevin Wright and Eric Wright
Published by Kevin Wright and Eric Wright
Courtesy of Kevin Wright and Eric Wright
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The director managed to stage few tensed scenes without any gore or body count.
20 May 2018 | by Fella_shibbySee all my reviews

Saw this recently on a blu-ray. Been on my radar for a long time. Viewers may find the plot silly. A girl along with her autistic brother gets holed up in her house with a ravenous tiger n the house being sealed from outside due to the hurricane. The best part of the film was the lack of cgi n the usage of a real tiger in some scenes. The director managed to stage few tensed scenes without any gore or body count. The scene where Evigan is hiding in a vent in the laundry room while our tiger stalks the room below her is frightening n tensed. Briana Evigan apart from looking good in her tight figure n scanty clothes, acted well.


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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 May 2012 (Bahrain) See more »

Also Known As:

Ravenous See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$58,147
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1.85 : 1
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