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Polaroid (2019)

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High school loner Bird Fitcher has no idea what dark secrets are tied to the mysterious Polaroid vintage camera she stumbles upon, but it doesn't take long to discover that those who have their picture taken meet a tragic end.

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Lars Klevberg

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Blair Butler (screenplay by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kathryn Prescott ... Bird Fitcher
Tyler Young ... Connor Bell
Samantha Logan ... Kasey
Keenan Tracey ... Devin
Priscilla Quintana ... Mina
Javier Botet ... The Entity
Mitch Pileggi ... Sheriff Pembroke
Davi Santos ... Tyler
Katie Stevens ... Avery
Grace Zabriskie ... Lena Sable
Madelaine Petsch ... Sarah
Erika Prevost ... Linda
Shauna MacDonald ... Bird's Mother
Rhys Bevan-John Rhys Bevan-John ... Roland Joseph Sable
Emily Power Emily Power ... Rebecca Sable
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Storyline

Polaroid is styled in the vein of The Ring and Final Destination and centers on a high school loner, Bird Fitcher, who stumbles upon a vintage Polaroid camera. Bird soon learns that the camera houses a terrible secret: whoever has their picture taken by it meets a tragic and violent end. The girl and her friends must survive one more night as they race to solve the mystery of the haunted Polaroid before it kills them all. Written by jandryto18

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Taglines:

Beware This Camera...Once You Take It, It Takes You.

Genres:

Drama | Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence/terror, thematic elements, brief strong language, some teen drinking and drug material | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Canada | Norway | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 January 2019 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Polaroid See more »

Filming Locations:

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada See more »

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Additional photography was filmed in Los Angeles in June of 2017, weeks before the original release date. The movie was then shelved indefinitely. See more »

Goofs

The Polaroid camera being used is an SX-70, which does not have a flash built in, nor makes the sound of a flash charging. The location of the flash from the camera on screen is actually a built in light meter on the camera. See more »

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Pretty Good if not exactly original
10 May 2019 | by hampersnow-28905See all my reviews

While there is nothing new or original here, a basic haunted object movie, it's actually well done if at times preposterous. The people behind it understand horror and the suspense is there, it's fairly well acted by an appealing cast and it's shot wonderfully in a dark atmospheric way, the way horror should be shot. As long as you go in understanding they weren't trying to reinvent horror, it's worth a watch.


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