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Against the backdrop of grisly murders and child abductions, a clan of cannibalistic savages which plague the North-east Coast since 1858, is after an unsuspecting family and their innocent baby girl. Do they have what it takes to survive?

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Jack Ketchum (screenplay), Jack Ketchum (based upon the book by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jessica Butler ... Eartheater
Kelly Carey Kelly Carey ... Loreen Kaltsas
Holter Graham ... Vic Manetti
T.J. Graye T.J. Graye ... Gloria
Stephen Grey Stephen Grey ... First Stolen
Amy Hargreaves ... Amy Halbard
Art Hindle ... George Chandler
Erick Kastel Erick Kastel ... Stephen Carey
John Kochaney John Kochaney ... Cave Baby (as John Kochahney)
Matt Larkin Matt Larkin ... Cop #1
Daniel Lemieux Daniel Lemieux ... Cop #2
Spencer List ... Rabbit
Jack Ketchum Jack Ketchum ... Max Joseph (as Dallas Mayr)
Pollyanna McIntosh ... Woman
Scott Mellema Scott Mellema ... Detective
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Storyline

Survivors of a feral flesh-eating clan are chowing their way through the locals. Amy Halbard and Claire Carey strive to survive their abduction by the cannibals and save their children. A subplot involving Claire's despicable husband, Steven, gives an opportunity to cleverly compare predatory civilized folk to the appetite-driven primitives. Written by MODERNCINÉ STAFF

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Taglines:

They'll Lust for your Life.

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Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody violence and gore, disturbing situations, language, nudity and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 August 2009 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

A Descendência See more »

Filming Locations:

Muskegon, Michigan, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Modernciné See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(European Film Market)

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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A second sequel is being released in 2019 following The Woman's daughter, called "Darlin'". It's directed by and stars the actress that plays The Woman and The Wallking Dead's, Pollyanna McIntosh. See more »

Goofs

Although the setting is to be around Dead River, Maine (the characters point out the region around Machias), the scene where the police and former policeman/investigator George are discussing the whereabouts of the killers, the police cars in the scene are a sheriff's vehicle and a clearly marked Michigan police car - complete with the lower and upper peninsulas displayed on the front quarter panel. See more »

Quotes

The Woman: Bad hunt. We are cursed! Baby powerful. Baby life! Life release through blood. Only blood! Blood give us power. No blood take our power. Baby die in shit and urine!
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References Flaming Star (1960) See more »

Soundtracks

Sophisticated Sonnets
Music by Ryan Shore
Performed by Ryan Shore
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It's OK Melissa, we're safe now.
18 June 2010 | by lastliberalSee all my reviews

I haven't read the novel this is adapted from, and it probably wouldn't make a difference, as I understand it is really adapted from two novels. I really don't like comparing books to movies anyway. Each should stand on their own as an art form.

This is the kind of film that drives States mad when they pay filmmakers to move their productions to their States. I wonder if Michigan paid money to offset the costs of this cannibalistic treat, Canadian actor Art Hindle, plays George, an ex-cop who has previous experience with these cannibals. He leads the Sheriff's posse when they are tracking the cannibals after a murder. There is enough blood and gore to satisfy the most fanatic horror hound.


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