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28 October / 4 November 2012 – 10th edition – Cinema Corso, Via di Roma 51 - Ravenna, Italy


Direction Julian Richards
Year 2011
Nation USA
Duration 94'


Wendy Alden, a young secretary in Portland lacking in self- confidence becomes victim of a savage serial kille.Somehow Wendy finds the resources of courage to fight back and escape.


Director biography

Julian Richards is a graduate of The National Film School. His short film trilogy Pirates (1987), Queen Sacrifice (1988) and Bad Company (1992) won Best Film at the British Short Film Festival. His television career started when still only a first year student he was invited to direct In with the Rent (1990) a Playhouse for BBC Wales. After film school Julian directed other tv works. In 1994 Julian adapted the novel "Calling All Monsters" for Steven Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment and in 1996 he wrote and directed his debut feature film Darklands. This film won several awards including The Melies D'Argent for Best European Fantasy Film. Richards second feature, Silent Cry (2002) was awarded The Gold Remi at Worldfest Houston and his third feature, serial killer shockumentary The Last Horror Movie (2003) which he also produced through his company Prolific Films, won fourteen awards including The Melies D'argent for Best European Fantasy Film 2005. Then he directed Summers Scars (2008) and in 2009 Charles Dickens's England (2009), a feature length documentary about the life of Charles Dickens.

Screenplay Robert D. Weinbach (based on the novel by Brian Harper)
Producer Robert D. Weinbach
Cast Danielle Harris, Casper van Dien, John Jarratt
Photography Zoran Popovic
Set Designer Joe Rynearson
Editor Geoff Mastro, Mark Talbot-Butler
Music Richard Band
Producer Company Cyclone Production, Jinga Films,
Distribution Jinga Films

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