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The Cottage (2012)

Not Rated | | Drama, Horror, Thriller | 12 October 2012 (USA)
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When Chloe (Kristen Dalton) and Michael Carpenter rent out the cottage behind their house to charming romance novelist, Robert Mars (David Arquette) their American dream soon turns into a suburban nightmare.

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Chris Jaymes

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Nick Antosca (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
David Arquette ... Robert Mars
Kristen Dalton ... Chloe Carpenter
Victor Browne ... Michael Carpenter
Morissa O'Mara ... Danielle Carpenter
Alana O'Mara ... Rose Carpenter
Franny Hocking Franny Hocking ... Nicole
Ken Baumann ... Justin
Lorraine Nicholson ... Vanessa
Bellamy Young ... Annie
Rome Shadanloo Rome Shadanloo ... Cate
Kyle Slabotsky ... Patrick
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Melanie Aitkenhead ... Sandra
Barbara Jean Barrielle ... Mrs. Weston
Charlotte Barrielle ... Belinda Weston
Darren Dalton ... Detective Martin
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When Chloe (Kristen Dalton) and Michael Carpenter rent out the cottage behind their house to charming romance novelist, Robert Mars (David Arquette) their American dream soon turns into a suburban nightmare.

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Drama | Horror | Thriller

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 October 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Casa dos Fundos See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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1.78 : 1
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During the credits some videos of Robert Mars (David Arquette) and Rose Carpenter (Alana O'Mara) dating and playing together are played. See more »

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Nothing says menacing bad guy like David Arquette
9 April 2013 | by movieman_kevSee all my reviews

I must have written that summary a good 50 times attempting to keep a straight face before (somewhat) succeeding.. But even looking past the... inventive casting, this movie about a romance novelist who might not be who he seems, is a hopelessly muddled mess. Poor direction, abysmal writing, nonsensical characters. No character really has any rhyme nor reason to do anything that they do in the film. The movie feels horribly disjointed like they wanted to make a Lifetime-esque thriller but even failed at those 'lofty' goals. It's also one of the tamest movies of the 'bad tenant' sub-genre that I had the misfortune of subjecting my eyes to.


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