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Rule of 3 (2008)

Rule of Three (original title)
A suspenseful film-noir that takes place at three points in time within a single motel room, viewing the events before, during, and after a college graduate's abduction.

Director:

Eric Shapiro

Writers:

Rhoda Jordan, Eric Shapiro (story)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Rodney Eastman ... Russ
Ben Siegler ... Jon
Parry Shen ... David
Rhoda Jordan ... Lo
Lee Schall Lee Schall ... Brian
Tiffany Shepis ... Dana
Inger Tudor ... Janet
Cary Woodworth ... Jake
Cerris Morgan-Moyer ... Sara
Diana Elizabeth Jordan ... Delivery Girl
Jenifour Jones Jenifour Jones ... Brianne (voice) (as Jeni4 Jones)
Richard Caines ... Mike (voice)
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A suspenseful film-noir that takes place at three points in time within a single motel room, viewing the events before, during, and after a college graduate's abduction.

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motel | neo noir | number in title | See All (3) »

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The things they did to her.

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Horror | Thriller

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 September 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Rule of 3 See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1 / (letterbox)
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Trivia

This is the third movie starring Tiffany Shepis and Parry Shen. See more »

Quotes

Russ: The truth is a lot like pussy. It's always a lot uglier when you shine some light on it.
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Directorial debut by Horror Author Eric Shapiro
21 November 2010 | by richriedelSee all my reviews

A very intense, creepy character-driven drama. There's a palpable, overriding sense of dread that's quickly established right from the beginning and continues throughout. Unexpectedly strong performances from the lead actors (especially by Ben Siegler and Rhoda Jordan), a sharp ear for dialog, a clever twisting plot structure, and a unique directorial vision driving the whole thing by young prolific horror author Eric Shapiro. Topped off by some truly disturbing revelations along the way, I was really surprised by how much I liked this one. Smart, edgy independent filmmaking at its best. Kudos to Mr. Shapiro and the rest of the creative team behind this one, give it a look


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