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The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014)

The Taking (original title)
An elderly woman battling Alzheimer's disease agrees to let a film crew document her condition, but what they discover is something far more sinister going on.

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Adam Robitel
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jill Larson ... Deborah Logan
Anne Ramsay ... Sarah Logan
Michelle Ang ... Mia Medina
Brett Gentile ... Gavin
Jeremy DeCarlos Jeremy DeCarlos ... Luis
Ryan Cutrona ... Harris
Tonya Bludsworth ... Sheriff Tweed
Anne Bedian ... Dr. Nazir
Randell Haynes Randell Haynes ... Dr. Schiffer
Jeffrey Woodard ... Father Vitali
Julianne Taylor ... Cara (as Julianne Elizabeth Taylor)
Dave Blamy ... Cara's Father
Melissa Lozoff ... Cara's Mother (as Melissa Ann Lozoff)
Bo Keister ... Officer John Donato
Kevin A. Campbell Kevin A. Campbell ... Henry Desjardins
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Storyline

What starts as a poignant medical documentary about Deborah Logan's descent into Alzheimer's disease and her daughter's struggles as caregiver degenerates into a maddening portrayal of dementia at its most frightening, as hair-raising events begin to plague the family and crew and an unspeakable malevolence threatens to tear the very fabric of sanity from them all. Written by Anonymous

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Evil lives within you.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 October 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Taking of Deborah Logan See more »

Filming Locations:

North Carolina, USA See more »

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Budget:

$1,500,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

In this movie, Deborah Logan (Jill Larson) and Sarah Logan (Anne Ramsay) are mom and daughter, but Jill is older 13 years than Anne in real life. See more »

Goofs

Although the missing paediatrician Desjardin has a French name and is said to have possibly returned to Quebec, his name is pronounced by all characters as if he were Spanish (DAYharDEEN, rather than dayJARdan). See more »

Quotes

Mia Medina: The story of Alzheimers is never about one person. My PhD thesis film posits that this insidious disease not only destroys the patient but has a physiological on the primary caregiver.
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References Scooby Doo, Where Are You! (1969) See more »

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Looking for a creepy movie this Halloween with plenty of scares?
29 October 2014 | by sussexmultisports-infoSee all my reviews

If yes then The Taking of Deborah Logan is for you! Loved every minute of the movie. It slowly builds up to a tense finale and unlike most horrors the ending for me was perfect. It has a mixture of The Last Exorcism and Paranornal Activity with great performances from all the cast! It had me and my partner on the edge of our seat throughout. What I like most about the movie is how you can create great atmosphere on a shoe string budget. All the big scares are done without over the top CGI. Any horror fans out there will love this as it has everything you need. Will be keeping a look out for this director in the near future. 10 out of 10 for me and a movie I will be a watching again!


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