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Polterheist (2018)

Two gangsters are given 72 hours to discover the whereabouts of a stash of drug money stolen by their boss. There's only one problem...they just murdered him. Frantic to find the cash, the ... See full summary »

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David Gilbank
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jo Mousley Jo Mousley ... Alice
Sid Akbar Ali Sid Akbar Ali ... Tariq
Jamie Cymbal Jamie Cymbal ... Boxy
Pushpinder Chani ... Uday
Kevin Curtin ... Janek
Gemma Head Gemma Head ... Tracey
Matthew Lewney Matthew Lewney ... Trevor the scouser
Polly Lister Polly Lister ... Wilkes
Amy Mountford Amy Mountford
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hayley B. Hayley B. ... Topless Polish dancer 1
David Berryman David Berryman ... Polish gangster
Huw Blainey Huw Blainey ... Myers
Ikram Butt Ikram Butt ... Cricketer
Peter Coleman Peter Coleman ... Canal ambulance man
Stacey Coleman Stacey Coleman ... Dawn
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Two gangsters are given 72 hours to discover the whereabouts of a stash of drug money stolen by their boss. There's only one problem...they just murdered him. Frantic to find the cash, the hapless criminals kidnap a psychic medium and force her to contact the dead gang boss. Unfortunately for them, they only succeed in unleashing an evil spirit bent on revenge.

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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 September 2018 (UK) See more »

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GBP150,000 (estimated)
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India Calling See more »
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16:9 HD
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Polterheist actress and co-screenwriter Gemma Head passed away months before the film went on general release. Gemma won a posthumous award for Best Screenplay at the Unrestricted View Horror Film Festival, along with Paul Renhard and Dave Gilbank. She wrote many of the film's gags and the 'card scene' and is credited by director Gilbank for giving the film a 'greater emotional resonance'. See more »

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nonsense, psychic crime drama
27 April 2019 | by ops-52535See all my reviews

Neo-noir, pre noir or pernoir, its definately not fitting in anywhere, but the moral is simple. the last laugh,is the best laugh, or redneckmidlandians vs. psychic chick its doomed from the beginning. its about a stash of non certified diamonds that are flown into england from somewhere, the mafia that expects it,are fooled around by several other tribes, and the mains, aka the loosers, uses the psy-fi to sniff up the money meant as payment and of course the diamonds.

the story are at the level of a 13 yrs old written english exam, with a horrible language, and implosive use of violence. the acting are a c-level, and so are also the filmo and edit. the pace are like flyfishing, its on turbodrive,then it drifts slowly and so it repeats itself over and over.

in the end the crooks get crooked and the beast is gone, and the grumpy old man thinks the best one won. can i recommend it .no definately not


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