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Director  Christopher Denham
Initial DVD release  April 21, 2009 (Canada)
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Country  United States
5.8/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama, Horror, Thriller
Music director  Ryan Shore
Writer  Christopher Denham
Language  English
Home Movie (film) movie poster
Release date  July 10, 2008
Cast  Adrian Pasdar (David Poe), Cady McClain (Clare), Amber Joy Williams (Emily Poe), Austin Williams (Jack Poe)
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Home Movie is a 2008 horror film and is the directorial debut of actor Christopher Denham.

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The film received favorable reviews at Montreal’s 2008 Fantasia Film Festival. Following the final screening, bids were made on the film and IFC Entertainment acquired the U.S. rights for IFC's Festival Direct Video On Demand and DVD rights Nationwide. The film stars Adrian Pasdar, Cady McClain, Amber Joy Williams, and Austin Williams.

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Plot

Home Movie documents one family's descent into darkness through compilation of the Poe family's home-made video footage. In the remote woods of upstate New York, David (Adrian Pasdar) and Clare (Cady McClain) Poe are attempting to live an idyllic life. However, the Poe children are hiding a dark secret and something is wrong with ten-year-old twins, Jack (Austin Williams) and Emily (Amber Joy Williams) Poe. To stop them, their parents must enter the nightmare of their children’s minds. As they try to regain control of the children’s lives, the pressing question becomes who will ultimately survive the battle.

Soundtrack

The music was composed by Ryan Shore.

Reception

Dr. Nathan of Quiet Earth said, "This truly disturbing movie, written and directed by Christopher Denham, is thus far the only TAD premiere Dr Nathan has experienced which actually, really gave me that deep-down visceral sense of dread and foreboding." From Dread Central: "There’s something about home videos that brings out the worst in people. I hadn’t thought of it for years, but after seeing Christopher Denham’s disturbing Home Movie, I remembered my very own forays into family camcording", "... is better written, more realistic and more disturbing than the forefather of the modern found footage horror movie, The Blair Witch Project. In fact, Home Movie might just be the tautest, best acted, most tightly written and disturbing “found film” ever made!"

Release

After screenings at multiple festivals, the rights to DVD distribution were acquired by IFC Films for the U.S. and Anchor Bay Entertainment for Canada.

References

Home Movie (film) Wikipedia
Home Movie (film) IMDb Home Movie (film) themoviedb.org


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