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The Alchemist Cookbook (2016)

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Suffering from delusions of fortune, a young hermit hides out in the forest hoping to crack an ancient mystery, but pays a price for his mania.

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Joel Potrykus

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Joel Potrykus
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ty Hickson ... Sean
Amari Cheatom ... Cortez
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Fiji Fiji ... Kaspar
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Suffering from delusions of fortune, a young hermit hides out in the forest hoping to crack an ancient mystery, but pays a price for his mania.

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USA

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English

Release Date:

7 October 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alchemik See more »

Filming Locations:

Allegan, Michigan, USA

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Trivia

Alchemy was an alleged practice of converting base metals into gold or to find a universal elixir, originating in midieval times, and later debunked as pseudoscience. See more »

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Sean: Where are you? Where the fuck are you!
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References Mad Max (1979) See more »

Soundtracks

Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Opus 125: Ode to Joy
Written by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performed by James Morris and the The Philadelphia Orchestra & Westminster Choir
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A man desolate in the woods is losing his mind so he seeks the devil for answers
12 October 2016 | by tkaine3See all my reviews

The Alchemist Cookbook has been getting some rave reviews so I decided to check it out since I am a fan of Great horror movies. This movie has literally only 2 people in the entire film but that's not my gripe and neither is the acting although it wasn't great a little too dramatic in some scenes with facial expressions that were not believable and dialogue at times leaves you wondering why is he saying this. But even though he's all alone in the middle of the woods it's just not creepy or scary at all. I also think the director & Writer of this film either under compensated for creating a good story or they were trying to be too artsy or psychological that the story doesn't progress well leaving you wondering what was the point of his mindset. Of course it's supposed to be a mystery to figure out but there is nothing to get out of it and at the point where they maybe could of explained a lot they don't and it will leave you frustrated that you sat there and watched basically nothing for a hour and a half... Forget what the clown critics say this one sorry to say is not a keeper.. skip it . You don't believe me go ahead watch it and just remember I told you so.


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