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Home Movie (2008)

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In the remote woods of Upstate New York, David and Clare Poe are attempting to live an idyllic life. However, their twin children's bizarre behavior might just tear the family apart.

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Christopher Denham
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Cast

Cast overview:
Adrian Pasdar ... David Poe
Cady McClain ... Clare
Amber Joy Williams Amber Joy Williams ... Emily Poe
Austin Williams ... Jack Poe
Lucian Maisel ... Christian McNamara
River O'Neal River O'Neal ... The Dog
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Storyline

Documents one family's descent into darkness, using a compilation of found home-made footage. In the remote woods of upstate New York, the Poe family lives a Norman Rockwell life. Perfect house. Perfect marriage. If only the children stopped stapling frogs to trees. Something is very wrong with Jack and Emily Poe, the ten-year old twins. And, to stop them, their parents must enter the nightmare of their minds. The only question is: who will survive the night? Written by MODERNCINÉ STAFF

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I dare you to watch until our movie is done. See more »

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Rated R for some disturbing violent content and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 December 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Filme Caseiro See more »

Filming Locations:

Newtown, Connecticut, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Modernciné See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital
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Goofs

Clare is referred to as a psychologist. Psychologists can't prescribe medications (psychiatrists can). See more »

Quotes

David Poe: Turn the camera off.
Clare: What? What happened, why...
David Poe: He's throwing rocks at me.
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Connections

References America's Funniest Home Videos (1989) See more »

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Deck the Halls
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Traditional tune, lyrics by Thomas Oliphant
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This was the height of pov shaky camera found footage type films...............
17 February 2013 | by nightwatch4773See all my reviews

As I am reviewing new films for IMDb, I like to occasionally go back down memory lane and review a film I saw in years past. Since last night I watched Apartment 143 another film of this sub genre ilk, I suddenly thought of the glory days of these particular films and Viola!!! Home Movie snuck into my mind. How can you go wrong here.....parents, one a reverend and the other a psychologist will 2 kids that lets just say are off the beaten path lurking down a 2 rut road. In other words very troubled and trouble is what they bring to the table in this moody, dark, creepy, foreboding and deeply insidious indie gem. I won't give anything away but I will say this, I had trouble walking by a park playground for months and I have seen almost every horror film out there. Pregnant females stay far away and males about to be a father watch and be warned. Both children deserve Oscar nominations for their haunting performances......


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