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Citadel (2012)

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An agoraphobic father teams up with a renegade priest to save his daughter from the clutches of a gang of twisted feral children who committed an act of violence against his family years earlier.

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Credited cast:
... Tommy
... Priest
... Marie
... Joanne
... Council Office Clerk
... Dr. Kelly
Jake Wilson ... Danny
Chris Hegarty ... Feral Child
Sarah Haworth ... Junkie Woman
Pete Murphy ... Paramedic
Grant Morrison ... Taxi Driver
Connor McGroary ... Feral Child
James Ramsay ... Junkie Man
Matthew Workman ... Feral Child chained
Sandra McFadden ... Nurse
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Tommy Cowley is a young father inflicted with chronic agoraphobia since his wife was brutally attacked by a gang of a twisted feral children. Trapped in the dilapidated suburbia of Edenstown, he finds himself terrorised by the same gang, who now seem intent on taking his baby daughter. Torn between the help of an understanding nurse and a vigilante priest, Tommy sets out to learn the nightmarish truth surrounding these hooded children. He also discovers that to be free of his fears, he must finally face the demons of his past and enter the one place that he fears the most - the abandoned tower block known as the Citadel. Written by Anonymous

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They see your fear

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

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1 March 2013 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Citadel - Wo das Böse wohnt  »

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Two twin baby boys were used to play Elsa. See more »

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When Tommy leaves his home near the start of the film to take the baby to the centre, by his front door there is a phone base with no phone, when he returns later there is a phone in the cradle. See more »

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Atrocious, boring, nonsensical rubbish
10 November 2012 | by See all my reviews

Ever see the video for Come To Daddy by Aphex Twin?

If you haven't, do yourself a favour and check it out. It is 10 utterly brilliant and terrifying minutes. You won't regret it.

Why mention this?

Cos the director of this steaming pile of dung has clearly seen it and decided that what works in 10 minutes can be definitely dragged out for 85. Come To Daddy works cos it's a music video. It doesn't have to observe real life logic.

This just doesn't work. No-one calls the police in this. No-one even seems to own one these new-fangled telephone machines all the young people are talking about these days.

There are good reviews for this film on this site. Ignore them. They are (strangely enough!) 1-review wonders.

This film is dreck. Avoid.


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