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The Harsh Light of Day (2012)

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After witnessing his wife's brutal murder, Daniel Shergold makes the ultimate sacrifice and accepts the help of a dark and mysterious stranger in order to reap vengeance on those responsible.

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Credited cast:
Dan Richardson ... Daniel Shergold
Giles Alderson ... Infurnari
Sophie Linfield ... Fiona
Niki Felstead Niki Felstead ... Maria
Paul Jaques Paul Jaques ... Tom
Wesley McCarthy Wesley McCarthy ... Randall
Matthew Thom Matthew Thom ... Steve
Tim J. Henley Tim J. Henley ... Roy
Lockhart Ogilvie ... McMahon
Amy Domenica Amy Domenica ... Barmaid (as Amy Puglia)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sarah Collinge Sarah Collinge ... Extra
Helena Jinx Jones Helena Jinx Jones ... Extra
Adi Kemp Adi Kemp ... Extra
Steve McCarten ... Gang Member 2 & 5
Jonjo McNally Jonjo McNally ... Gang Member 3
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After returning home from the launch of his book about the occult, Daniel Shergold's house is broken into by thugs, who beat his wife to death ad leave him paralyzed. A depressed agoraphobic in his secluded country cottage, Daniel mourns the death of his wife while being cared for by home nurse, Fiona. He is unable to accept the lack of success the police have in finding his wife's killers. Daniel accepts a visit from a mysterious stranger who insists he can help him reap revenge. He agrees and is thrown into a strange and horrific transition into darkness. With renewed strength, Daniel sets out to avenge his wife's murder, but at what cost? Written by Emma Biggins

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We find strength in the darkest of places.

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Release Date:

8 June 2012 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

Dorset, England, UK

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GBP100,000 (estimated)
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Superb film for the budget
1 July 2017 | by fairlesssamSee all my reviews

This is a superb film for the tiny documented budget. The cinematography is superb, it has a solid script and the acting is excellent.

A man (Daniel) witnesses the savage murder of his wife by a gang of masked intruders. They beat him and he suffers a broken back and ends up in a wheelchair with a lady taking care of him. He is deeply depressed and obsessed with finding who is responsible. The police seem to have given up.

A friend offers to help Daniel by introducing him to someone that will be able to help but it's not the usual kind of help. He's not really told anymore than that but agrees to meet with this mysterious stranger.

The stranger is very cryptic, he won't give a straight answer but states he can help find the killers but that Daniel will never be the same again. His life will never go back to how it once was. Daniel agrees, all he wants is to bring the killers to justice.

After having a drink with the mysterious stranger Daniel passes out and begins going through changes. He tries to contact his friend but cannot get him of the phone. He is confused and doesn't know what's happening.

Obviously as a viewer you know what's happening to Daniel and you feel sorry for him. Sorry that he has made a deal with the devil and there is no turning back.


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