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The Drownsman (2014)

Not Rated | | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller | 9 January 2018 (Japan)
After almost drowning in a lake, Madison finds herself bound to a life of fear. Unable to describe what happened to her during the moments she was underwater, she begins to develop ... See full summary »

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Chad Archibald
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Michelle Mylett ... Madison
Caroline Palmer ... Hannah (as Caroline Korycki)
Ry Barrett ... Sebastian Donner / The Drownsman
Gemma Bird Matheson ... Kobie
Sydney Kondruss ... Lauren
Clare Bastable Clare Bastable ... Cathryn
Katie Nicole Evans ... Isabelle Heller (Young)
JoAnn Nordstrom ... Isabelle Heller (Adult)
Samuel Borstein ... Henley Jacobs
Kelly-Marie Murtha ... Dr. Gates
Derrek Peels Derrek Peels ... Carter
Breanne TeBoekhorst Breanne TeBoekhorst ... Julia
Anna Jane Edmonds ... Nurse Francis
Penny Rothwell Penny Rothwell ... Receptionist
Stephanie Christiaens ... Spa Owner
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After almost drowning in a lake, Madison finds herself bound to a life of fear. Unable to describe what happened to her during the moments she was underwater, she begins to develop hydrophobia: an abnormal fear of water. Crippled by her post trauma, Madison attempts to shut out the world but her fear intensifies and she is faced with the vision of a dark figure that haunts her day and night. After watching her struggle for one year with the phobia and visions, Madison's four friends attempt an unconventional intervention in which they accidentally open a floodgate to a dark place where none of them are safe. As Madison and her friends dive deeper into the dark history of this figure that haunts them, it reaches out and begins dragging them to a horrifying place that they can never come back from. Written by Anonymous

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Little bit impressed.
11 June 2015 | by gothic-fictionSee all my reviews

Let me start by saying: how on Earth can this movie be only 4.3 on IMDb?!? Seriously, it's a lot better and I do mean, a lot!

We have movies like Ouija, like The Unborn and so on, that are in my opinion, weak productions, yet they manage to get so much attention, even develop a small fan club. Then we get the better ones, that go completely unnoticed, and I fear, The Drownsman might not be on so many lips as the previous ones I just mentioned.

So here I stand, trying to make this little horror more popular, cause it does deserve a wider audience. The cover did trick me into believing that I'm up for another low budget film, but as it started, with the occasional clichés here and there, The Drownsman is quite the nice surprise, far better than say, We Are Still Here. I think around 15 minutes it's all it takes for it to get your attention, after that, you'll enjoy the ride.

Therefore, give this one a try and maybe even recommend it to a friend who is into horror. Let's face it, you can do a lot worse than this one!

Cheers!


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