'The Axe Murders of Villisca' is a ghost story based on the house where the notorious and still unsolved 1912 axe murders took place. Three outcast teenagers break into the house in search of answers, but discover something far beyond their worst fears.
In 1912, Eight People Were Brutally Murdered in Their House. This House.
Did You Know?
The Villisca Axe Murders were committed on June 9, 1912 in the southwestern town of Villisca, Iowa. The six members of the Moore family and two guests were all found bludgeoned with head wounds due to an axe. While authorities had several suspects--some tried and acquitted--the case remains unsolved today. See more
The song "Paper Doll" is played repeatedly throughout the movie, and first heard in the opening scene which takes place in 1912. The song, however, was not written until 1915 (and not recorded until later). See more
Life is about the choices we make and we have to do our best to make the good ones, otherwise we get stuck living in the bad ones.
Shades Of Light
Written by Jason Scardamalia
and Helena Charbila
(as Elena Charbila)
Performed by Jason Scardamalia
and Kid Moxie See more