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Fertile Ground (2011)

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Emily and Nate Weaver leave the city for the rural comfort of Nate's ancestral home in the country. Once there, Emily is plagued by horrifying visions and haunted by the ghosts inhabiting their isolated new home.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Leisha Hailey ... Emily Weaver
Gale Harold ... Nate Weaver / William Weaver
Chelcie Ross ... Avery
JoNell Kennedy ... Brittany McGraw
Stephanie Brown ... Risa
Sigal Diamant ... Sarah
Adam Gierasch ... Otto
Clint Curtis ... Felipe
Neil Cunningham Neil Cunningham ... Doug
Rod McCullough Rod McCullough ... Sheriff Crane
Douglas Roberts ... Dr. Glasgow
Eric Bench Eric Bench ... Howard the Plumber
Steve Pilchen Steve Pilchen ... Manny
Joseph Gentzler Joseph Gentzler ... Deputy
David Oddy David Oddy ... Mover
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Storyline

Emily and Nate Weaver leave the city for the rural comfort of Nate's family home in New Hampshire. There, isolated and haunted by strange noises and horrifying visions, Emily learns she's pregnant while Nate is possessed by the homicidal spirit of his forefathers. In a house haunted by past victims, Emily learns that she's the latest target in a murderous tradition. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

From Cradle To Grave.

Genres:

Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 November 2011 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

After Dark: Semente do Mal See more »

Filming Locations:

Des Moines, Iowa, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

After Dark Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Leisha Hailey is either barefoot or wears open sandals in nearly all of her scenes. See more »

Goofs

When "Nate Weaver" fall on the stairs, he hits the camera and you could see the scene shaking. See more »

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Emily's Runny Nose
Written by Joseph Conlan
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Quite a surprise...
15 June 2011 | by paul_haakonsenSee all my reviews

The movie "Fertile Ground" took me by surprise. I had not heard about it prior to picking it up, so when I found out it was an After Dark horror series movie, I was pleasantly surprised, because they usually put out some nice movies.

"Fertile Ground" does not deliver any groundbreaking new storyline, everything here has been seen before. But still it worked out quite well, as it was nicely composed and put together. The storyline, shortly summarized, is: Nate and Emily Weaver are living in the city and expecting a child, when they suffer an unfortunate miscarriage. To start over, they move to an old house in a rural setting. It turns out that they have an unknown relation to the story of the house, and things start to turn dark and dire...

The movie builds up a lot of suspense and there is always something just lurking below the surface, which is good, because it makes you want to see more and know more. There is also a good amount of thrills and scenes that make you jump in your seat.

As for the acting in the movie, well it was mostly people I hadn't seen before, or at least can't remember having seen before. And the movie is mainly carried by Leisha Hailey (playing Emily Weaver). The people in the movie all did good jobs with their roles and their acting.

Having seen the movie now, and read some reviews here and there, I don't really understand why people shoot this movie down, because I found it to be a good horror movie. It has all the necessary ingredients to make a good horror movie. Despite it being nothing new and innovating, the movie has a good plot, good shocks and a good pace. If you like horror movies, then check out "Fertile Ground".


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