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Severed (2005)

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A multi-national forestry company engages in genetic experimentation to increase logging yield in a remote section of forest. But the experimentation goes disastrously wrong, transforming a... See full summary »

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Carl Bessai

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Julian Clarke (story), Travis McDonald (story) (as Travis Mcdonald) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Paul Campbell ... Tyler
Sarah Lind ... Rita
Julian Christopher ... Mac
JR Bourne ... Carter
Michael Teigen ... Luke
Leanne Adachi Leanne Adachi ... Stacey
John Reardon ... Greg
Patrick Gallagher ... Anderson
Hrothgar Mathews ... Eric
Jerry Wasserman ... John
Sage Brocklebank ... Mills
Amber Rothwell Amber Rothwell ... Wendy
Kyle Cassie ... Jack
Brad Sihvon Brad Sihvon ... Tom
Colin Lawrence ... Arnold
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A multi-national forestry company engages in genetic experimentation to increase logging yield in a remote section of forest. But the experimentation goes disastrously wrong, transforming a disparate group of loggers and environmental activists into the "infected" -- ravenous, zombie-like creatures who prey upon the few terrified survivors while they attempt to understand and control the disaster... Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for horror violence and gore | See all certifications »

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 October 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Severed: Forest of the Dead See more »

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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Stopped it after 50 minutes...
13 October 2006 | by fyrekrackerSee all my reviews

This film surprisingly has many good young actors in it. The character development however is awful, and one is left feeling that you just don't "feel" for any of the characters. Decent production is wasted by poor dialogue , and unusually melodramatic lines.I don't mind watching a film that isn't firing on all cylinders, this one doesn't spark most of them. I must admit that I am a fan of Argento, Romero and Fulci and I expected more from this attempt at a zombie film.The formula isn't hard, give us decent acting, lots of tension,of course good effects and you're halfway here.I truly believe that most U.S. horror is being shot for the "MTV generation." At least I feel comfortable knowing that we still have some good editors, and sound production left.The camera work is the very frenetic and hand held stuff that we have been fed lately...please rent a Stedicam! At least.


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