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Music director  Jamie Blanks
Duration  
Country  Australia
4.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Screenplay  John V. Soto
Writer  John V. Soto
Language  English
Crush (2009 film) movie poster
Director  Jeffrey GerritsenJohn V. Soto
Release date  April 2009 (2009-04)
Directors  John V. Soto, Jeffrey Gerritsen
Cast  Emma Lung (Anna), Brooke Harman (Clare), Christopher Egan
Similar movies  John V Soto directed Crush and The Reckoning, Roadgames (1981), The Girl in a Swing (1988), The Horseman (2006), The Crush (1993)
Tagline  Attraction can be fatal.

A young seductress (Emma Lung) becomes dangerously obsessed with the college student (Christopher Egan) she most recently bedded.

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Crush is a 2009 Australian thriller film directed by Jeffrey Gerritsen and John V. Soto. It stars Christopher Egan as Julian, an American martial arts champ house sitting a luxury home in Perth. Julians life unravels when he cheats on his girlfriend, Clare (Brooke Harman) with Anna (Emma Lung). It was released in Australia in April 2009. It was released on DVD in North America on 14 July 2010.

Julian is perfectly happy in his relationship with the pretty blond Clare. That is, until he meets Anna, a dark-haired, bikini-clad beauty who he encounters while he is house-sitting. Passion reigns in their relationship, and soon Julian learns that Anna is more dangerous than he ever would have thought.

"CRUSH" - 2009 TRAILER


Plot

An international architecture student at University of Western Australia and martial arts champ, Julian finds work as a house sitter for the wealthy owners of a luxury home in Perth. His new job causes friction with his girlfriend Clare, who he was supposed to live with. The house and wealth it exudes opens up a realm of opportunities for Julian, and he is seduced by the mysterious and attractive Anna. Subsequently, his relationship with Clare falls apart, and he struggles to regain momentum in a martial arts championship. His academic life is threatened when his final university assignment disappears. He begins to connect Anna with this series of catastrophes and struggles to end their relationship, when he does the consequences are lethal.

Cast

  • Christopher Egan as Julian
  • Emma Lung as Anna
  • Brooke Harman as Clare
  • Christian Clark as Wesley
  • Jenna Lind as Logan
  • Kane Manera as Phil
  • Elwyn Edwards as Professor
  • Production

    The film was shot in Western Australia, primarily in Perth. The area offered financial incentives according to the producer. Filming locations included South Perth, Perry Lakes Reserve, University of Western Australia and West Perth.

    Soundtrack

  • "Waiting All Day" – Silverchair
  • "Ordinary Life" – Kristen Barry
  • "Vampire Racecourse" – The Sleepy Jackson
  • "Cigarettes and Suitcases" – Something for Kate
  • "Animal, Im Carrying" – Ravior
  • "Last Resort" – Papa Roach
  • "Bodies" – Little Birdy
  • "Crazy" – Cordrazine
  • "Everything" – Shihad
  • Reception

    The film received a generally positive reaction from Australian cinema magazine, Filmink. "Crush delivers most of what it sets out to do. A busy soundtrack enhances the experience (itself a rarity), while muscular production and the eye candy appeal of Egan and Lung (the films biggest asset) push proceedings a notch or two above similar movies. [...] its all handled with enough flair to make the popcorn experience worthwhile." However, the film has a current rating of 4/10 on the Internet Movie Database.

    References

    Crush (2009 film) Wikipedia
    Crush (2009 film) IMDb Crush (2009 film) themoviedb.org


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