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Mimesis (2011)

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A group of horror fans find themselves unwilling participants in a nightmarish role playing game that pays homage to a classic horror film.

Director:

Douglas Schulze

Writers:

Douglas Schulze (story), Joshua Wagner (screenplay)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Allen Maldonado ... Duane
Sid Haig ... Alfonso Betz
Lauren Mae Shafer ... Judith
Courtney Gains ... Gordon
Taylor Piedmonte ... Russell
David G.B. Brown David G.B. Brown ... Keith
Jana Thompson ... Karen
Gavin Grazer ... Karl
Bryana Dorfman Bryana Dorfman ... Kyra
Dan Gerics Dan Gerics ... Benjamin
David Gries David Gries ... Patrick
Brian Matthew Richardson Brian Matthew Richardson ... Owen
Terence Lee Cover Terence Lee Cover ... Manson
Rachael Adams Rachael Adams ... Alexis / Lizzy
David Schwager David Schwager ... Gacy
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A group of horror fans find themselves unwilling participants in a nightmarish role playing game that pays homage to a classic horror film.

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Taglines:

Welcome Back To That Night

Genres:

Fantasy | Horror

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Rated R for bloody violence and for language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Besides the obvious scene recreation and clips used from the original Night of the Living Dead, this movie is just one big homage to the 60s classic. Several characters are named after cast/crew members of the original Night of the Living Dead (Duane/Duane Jones, Judith/Judy O'Dea & Judith Ridley, Russell/Russ Streiner, Keith/Keith Wayne, Karl/Karl Hardman, Kyra/Kyra Schon, Marilyn/Marilyn Eastman) and a few others are named after characters (Judith/Judy, Karen, Benjamin/Ben). Additionally, Bill Hinzman, who was in the original NotLD has a cameo in this film. See more »

Goofs

During the cemetery scene approximately 18 min and 20 seconds into the film you can clearly see the entire body waist up of a guy in sunglasses and a white shirt holding a boom mic and standing directly behind the two character in full view of the camera. He is so noticeable that he could easily be mistaken for a character standing behind them, but then you realize he's actually just a boom mic operator holding the boom mic which is also in full view of the camera. See more »

Connections

References Friday the 13th (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

Where's God?
Written by Violent J, Shaggy 2 Dope and Mike E. Clark
Performed by Insane Clown Posse
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Awful!!!

The only reason I can think of that someone would rate this movie above a 1 is because they personally know someone who worked on the project. The writing is cliche, the make up is terrible, the acting is horrendous. Can't find one thing to like about this movie. Just dumb.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 October 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mimesis: Play Dead See more »

Filming Locations:

Detroit, Michigan, USA

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Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)
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Dead Wait Productons See more »
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39:1
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