Tripti Joshi (Editor)

Behind the Wall (2008 film)

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Reddit
2 Ratings
Rate This

Rate This

Horror, Thriller

Initial release
August 30, 2008

Running time
1h 34m

Paul Pope



Initial DVD release
August 25, 2009

Behind the Wall (2008 film) movie poster
Michael Bafaro, Anna Singer

(Katelyn Parks), (Father Hendry),
James Thomas
(Drew Cabot), (Ray Sanders),
Suzie Pollard

Similar movies
Jupiter Ascending
Pitch Perfect 2
The Last Witch Hunter
Captain America: The First Avenger
Knock Knock

Twenty years after her mothers mysterious murder, a young woman (Lindy Booth) uncovers an evil force tied to a horrible family secret.


Behind the Wall (2008 film) Behind the Wall (2008 film)

Behind the Wall is a 2008 USA/Canada production horror film directed by Paul Schneider. It stars Lindy Booth, Lawrence Dane, James Thomas in the lead roles.

The film centres on a lighthouse in the town of Hinderson Bay which is haunted by an evil spirit from Katelyns past. Once its basement is broken open, new bloodshed starts, and the horrible truth about the past is gradually unveiled.

In this chilling, atmospheric thriller, Katelyn (Lindy Booth) seeks answers about the brutal murder that claimed her mother's life 20 years ago in the lighthouse where they lived, a crime for which her grief-and-guilt-crazed father has long held the blame. When developers descend on the abandoned lighthouse and begin to vanish mysteriously, Katelyn comes face-to-face with the evil haunts the family's former abode.

Behind the Wall (2008) Trailer


For several generations the Parks family lived on a quiet hillside where Katelyns grandfather and her father (Mike Daly) were keepers to the towns lighthouse. At the age of ten, Katelyn (Lindy Booth) watched her mom enter the basement in their lighthouse home where minutes later she was brutally beaten and found dying on the floor. Her father, Christopher (Mike Daly), was arrested and convicted for the killing, and Katelyn placed in foster care out of town. The murder drove Christopher into madness and he was sentenced to a mental institution, where he later died. Katelyn never had a chance to speak to her father since that horrible night.

Twenty years later, Katelyn receives a mysterious letter which brings her back to the lighthouse home she swore she would never return to again. Maine coastal town Harrison Bay is broke, so deputy mayor Drew Cabot (James Thomas) arranges a deal with a contractor to develop the abandoned lighthouse for tourism. Father Hendry (Lawrence Dane) fails to convince the town council to veto the project. The town wants to open the lighthouse back up but someone from Katelyns foggy past warns her to stop them! What they dont tell her is "why". Katelyn is forced to confront the evil that lurks within the lighthouse when some of the developers slowly begin to disappear. What she discovers is a family secret long buried by her grandfather. She must now unearth the truth and find a way to stop the nightmare which surrounds the lighthouse. The film ends with the murder of Father Hendry by the evil spirit, after which Katelyn sets the lighthouse to fire and leaves the town.


  • Lindy Booth as Katelyn Parks
  • Lawrence Dane as Father Hendry
  • James Thomas as Drew Cabot
  • Andy Jones as Ray Sanders
  • Brad Hodder as Eric Carrinton
  • Suzie Pollard as Monica
  • Jody Richardsonas Triggs Herman
  • Julia Kennedy as 8 year old Katelyn
  • Mike Daly as Christopher Parks
  • Danny McLeod as Leon Ferguson
  • Ruth Lawrence as Elaine
  • Paul Rowe as Police Officer
  • Geraldine Hollett as Tessa
  • Sean Panting as Local
  • Donnie Coady as Ridley Parks
  • References

    Behind the Wall (2008 film) Wikipedia
    Behind the Wall (2008 film) IMDb Behind the Wall (2008 film)