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Home Movie (2008)

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In the remote woods of Upstate New York, David and Clare Poe are attempting to live an idyllic life. However, their twin children's bizarre behavior might just tear the family apart.

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Christopher Denham
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Cast

Cast overview:
Adrian Pasdar ... David Poe
Cady McClain ... Clare
Amber Joy Williams Amber Joy Williams ... Emily Poe
Austin Williams ... Jack Poe
Lucian Maisel ... Christian McNamara
River O'Neal River O'Neal ... The Dog
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Storyline

Documents one family's descent into darkness, using a compilation of found home-made footage. In the remote woods of upstate New York, the Poe family lives a Norman Rockwell life. Perfect house. Perfect marriage. If only the children stopped stapling frogs to trees. Something is very wrong with Jack and Emily Poe, the ten-year old twins. And, to stop them, their parents must enter the nightmare of their minds. The only question is: who will survive the night? Written by MODERNCINÉ STAFF

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Some memories are best forgotten. See more »

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Drama | Horror | Thriller

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Rated R for some disturbing violent content and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 December 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Filme Caseiro See more »

Filming Locations:

Newtown, Connecticut, USA

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Production Co:

Modernciné See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital
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Goofs

During the water gun play in the Christmas scene, the son accidentally laughs when hit in the face with water. The sister glances at him and smirks slightly. The actors quickly go back to straight faces, so this was most likely unintentional. See more »

Quotes

David Poe: Turn the camera off.
Clare: What? What happened, why...
David Poe: He's throwing rocks at me.
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Connections

References American Idol (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Silent Night
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Written by Franz Xaver Gruber and Joseph Mohr
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Lessons of the Father Not Unheeded
18 October 2010 | by evileyereviewsSee all my reviews

Some body needs a vicious spanking. This disturbing tale of a family gone horribly south laments that the end is not going to be pleasant, and it certainly does not disappoint. To eschew those moments of stupidity, where the characters behave with retarded capacity, is one necessity of the viewer, for these parents absolutely blow it at times. The acting was top rate for such an endeavor, with exceptional performances by the children, creepy little things that they were. Adrian Pasdar was a sheer treat to watch- what a ham. There are some fun connections between the lessons of the father and how the children take note and put words into discommoding action, all to wicked effect. For those not charmed by home movie style flicks, best to stay away. As well, this was a chilling affair turned dark as black towards its end- stay away happy happy joy joy fans. As to the rest, this short little psycho-thriller might just be reason enough to get those tubes tied. Mercie beaucoup.

Genruk

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