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Seven years before the events of the first game, during one of his deliveries a lonely trucker passes through Silent Hill and faces his sad past in the mysteriousness of the city.

Director:

Mark Simmons

Writers:

Sam Barlow, Keiichiro Toyama (original concept)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Mikey O'Connor ... Travis Grady (voice) (as Mikey O' Conner)
John Chancer John Chancer ... Dr. Grady / Dr. Kaufmann (voice)
Jennifer Woodward ... Lisa / Alessa (voice) (as Jennifer Woodwood)
Laurence Bouvard Laurence Bouvard ... Dahlia / Momma (voice)
Ben Eli Ben Eli ... Young Travis (voice)
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Storyline

Seven years before the events of the first game, during one of his deliveries a lonely trucker passes through Silent Hill and faces his sad past in the mysteriousness of the city.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The Nightmare Began Here

Genres:

Drama | Horror | Mystery

Certificate:

M | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Japan | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 November 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Silent Hill Zero See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Climax See more »
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Color
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Trivia

This is the first Silent Hill main entry developed by a non-Japanese developer. See more »

Goofs

Throughout the Silent Hill series, Alessa is shown to have dark hair and brown eyes. In Origins, she is depicted to have brown hair and blue eyes. See more »

Quotes

[Travis encounters a strange woman while exploring the sanitarium]
Travis Grady: You were at the fire! I saw you there.
Dahlia Gillespie: Of course you did. That was my house... burning. My daughter, Alessa. You were the one who saved her?
Travis Grady: Yeah. She was your daughter? Why did you leave her? Why did no one help? You all left that girl to burn.
Dahlia Gillespie: So we did. The world is stranger than you think.
Travis Grady: You're crazy. What happened to her? Lisa said she was dead.
Dahlia Gillespie: Alessa is with those who care for her. Do not trust her, Travis. She does not ...
[...]
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Connections

Followed by Silent Hill 10 (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Hole In The Sky
Lyrics by Joe Romersa
Vocals by Mary Elizabeth McGlynn (as Mary Elizabeth)
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A nice S.H sequel (or prequel!)
23 December 2008 | by angie2911See all my reviews

So.. Sequel or Prequel... hmmmn. Origins takes us on a journey in the life of Travis, your average all-American, friendly truck driving guy. He's a loner (awww) and is happiest alone driving his truck. He tends not to forge relationships and he prefers to leave his encounters in his rear view mirror. Until he stumbles upon a house ablaze in a sleepy little town called Silent Hill.....

This is, actually, quite a good game in the S.H series, (better than Homecoming in my opinion) but it still lacks a certain something. It's not up to the standard of S.H 2, 3 or 4 (the room) in terms of complexity, darkness, oppressive fear, subtle creepiness and plot. And the overall time it takes to complete is WAY too short. You do sort of get the impression this one didn't take too long to develop in comparison to the former titles. However, it still has the foundations of a great horror RPG with a dark dense atmosphere, nice graphics and game-play. Along with the typical scares, puzzles and nasty creatures to defeat which are all synonymous with Silent Hill. The extra addition of improved combat whilst fighting enemies is also a nice new feature. Overall a 7 out of 10 (for me). I did enjoy it, but it is nowhere near as good as the earlier titles (but better than Homecoming). Whether the like of S.H 1, 2 and 3 can be recreated in this age, remains to be seen, and is doubtful. But I'd still recommend it if you are a S.H fan, and if you're not, you'll still enjoy the back seat ride! On a side note-- I purchased one and played it (and it had a couple of VERY annoying glitches). however, I purchased another very recently, and it had none?


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