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Scream of the Banshee (2011)

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An archeology professor unearths a dangerous artifact, unwittingly releasing a creature that is able to kill with the power of its bone-splitting scream.

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Steven C. Miller
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Cast

Credited cast:
Lauren Holly ... Professor Isla Whelan
Lance Henriksen ... Broderick Duncan
Eric F. Adams Eric F. Adams ... Samuel Page
Marcelle Baer Marcelle Baer ... Shayla Whelan
Edrick Browne Edrick Browne ... Officer Sioux
Leanne Cochran Leanne Cochran ... Janie
Thomas C. Daniel Thomas C. Daniel ... Young Duncan
Kasey Emas ... School Girl
Todd Haberkorn ... Otto
Garrett Hines ... Kurtis
Don Lincoln Don Lincoln ... Detective
Kim Ormiston Kim Ormiston ... Woman in the Red Cape
Misty Ormiston Misty Ormiston ... Old Hag - Banshee
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Timothy Miller Timothy Miller ... Extra
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Storyline

In 1188 A.D., in Limerick, Ireland, Templar Knights chase a creature through the woods and trap her head in a box. In the present day Professor Isla Whelan and her two assistants are researching and labeling historical artifacts in the basement of the university where she works and they find an Irish glove and map with the name Duncan. Isla's estranged daughter Shayla Whelan finds a hidden space behind a wall with a box with the severed head, but they believe that it belongs to deformed person or an animal. Out of the blue, the head screams and they all bleed through the ears. They learn soon that the head is from a Banshee and in accordance with the mythology they are doomed to die. Their only hope is to find the lunatic and discredited Professor Broderick Duncan, whose expertise is in the feminine spirit in Irish mythology. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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The last scream you hear will be your own. See more »

Genres:

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for bloody horror violence and brief sexual content | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Serbian

Release Date:

26 March 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Grito de muerte See more »

Filming Locations:

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

After Dark Films,Bomar OOD See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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When Duncan answers the Iphone in the mansion, the voice from the professor sounds as if she is just right next to him. See more »

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Scream of the viewer
18 July 2011 | by anders_arenSee all my reviews

This TVfilm was a real turkey sorry Steven Miller. It begins with an horse chase a couple of Irish temple knights is chasing a woman on horse. Suddenly one of the knights throws away hes cross like shield and it turns into a box cutting the head of the woman. And now Presentday Somehow this Irish box gets into an American school behind a fake wall. And the students and Prof Ira (Lauren Holly) opens the box and hell breaks loose. The thing thats make this TVfilm so bad is the effects the banshee head is so fake. All the heavy noise that just makes the ears wanna take out divorce. No no no. As I say in the Summary this is "the scream of the viewer" for someone to turn off the TV.


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