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Luciferous (2015)

Unrated | | Drama, Horror, Thriller | 5 April 2016 (USA)
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A real family is targeted and manipulated by a malicious force determined to prove that every man, woman and child is at risk of malevolent possession.

Directors:

Mahsa Ghorbankarimi (co-director), Alexander Gorelick (co-director)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Mahsa Ghorbankarimi ... Mahsa
Alexander Gorelick ... Alex
Mina Gorelick Mina Gorelick ... Mina
James Schryer James Schryer ... John
Diana Lev Diana Lev ... Psychiatrist
Nassim Azadi Nassim Azadi ... Leanne
Mahvash Tehrani Mahvash Tehrani ... Grandmother
Hosseinali Ghorbankarimi Hosseinali Ghorbankarimi ... Grandfather
Rojeen Ghorbankarimi Rojeen Ghorbankarimi ... Cousin
Shauli Hariri Shauli Hariri ... Shauli
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Arman Aliani Arman Aliani ... Condo Presence
Keivan Ansarian Keivan Ansarian ... Dentist
Kaveh Azadi Kaveh Azadi ... Condo Presence
Naghmeh Azadi Naghmeh Azadi ... Condo Presence
Shawn Colbeck Shawn Colbeck ... Fitness Trainer
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Storyline

In a high-rise apartment young parents Alex and Mahsa live with their seven-year-old daughter Mina. Everything about the family is completely normal, uncomfortably real: Their home, their jobs, her school, the way they hold and love each other. The line between fact and fiction is blurred because THEY ARE A REAL family. Until completely normal turns into what they fear the most. Alex's injury opens the door to a malevolent force that attacks and dismantles the family one person at a time: A violent aggressor determined to prove that possession is real, unconscionably disturbing and very different from how it's depicted in the movies. Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

Unrated
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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 April 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Production Co:

Alexander Films See more »
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Color (HD)| Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1 / (high definition)
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Mahsa Ghorbankarimi, Alexander Gorelick and Mina Gorelick awarded 'Best Atmosphere in a Horror Feature Film' at the 2015 Independent Horror Movie Awards for their psychological thriller Luciferous (2015).

The film also received nominations for 'Best Feature', 'Best Sound' and 'Best Scare'. See more »

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Another horror repeat
30 July 2016 | by rosecaliforniaSee all my reviews

This film is the same as many other horror movies. It really does try to build a story, to give reality to the characters, but it doesn't succeed. It has the feeling of someone making this with borrowed equipment after having written a script within a very short amount of time...While taking lots of liberties from other recent films.

The acting is bad and not believable in the least. All the scenes jump around with no connection other than a desperate attempt to show daily life. But it only seems disjointed and haphazardly done.

This film is painful and slow, best left un watched. Considering the amount of awards on the front cover from unknown events or festivals, that should have been a clue.


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