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The Shrine (2010)

Not Rated | | Horror | 14 October 2010 (USA)
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Two female journalists and a photographer travel to Europe to investigate a series of mysterious disappearances, only to find themselves embroiled in a struggle against a kind of evil they never expected.

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Jon Knautz
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Aaron Ashmore ... Marcus
Cindy Sampson ... Carmen
Meghan Heffern ... Sara
Trevor Matthews ... Henryk
Vieslav Krystyan ... Arkadiusz
Laura de Carteret ... Laura Taylor (as Laura DeCarteret)
Ben Lewis ... Eric Taylor
Julia Debowska Julia Debowska ... Lidia
Monica Hewes ... Emilia (as Monica Bugajski)
Stefen Hayes Stefen Hayes ... Aleks
Connor Stanhope ... Dariusz
David Tompa ... Henchman #1
Alexander Krstich ... Henchman #2
Neil Davison ... Henchman #3
Voytek Skrzeta ... Henchman #4 (as Wojtek Skrzeta)
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Storyline

After a young American backpacker goes missing in Europe, a group of journalists link his disappearance to a remote village in Poland. They travel there hoping to get the story, but as they unravel the secrets behind this mysterious village, they are suddenly pursued by hostile locals. Unable to escape, they soon become the next victims of ritualistic human sacrifice. Forced into the gruesome reality of true survival horror, the journalists soon discover that this village hides a much darker secret than they could ever imagine. Written by Skid Gasket

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Taglines:

Once you find it, they won't let you leave.

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Horror

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

Canada

Release Date:

14 October 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cult See more »

Filming Locations:

Pickering, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Budget:

CAD1,500,000 (estimated)
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Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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When Carmen photographs the gargoyle statue in the clearing, she holds the camera in a normal horizontal (landscape) position. Seen from reverse a second later, the camera is vertical (portrait). See more »

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References Black Sunday (1960) See more »

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Solid, fun horror flick for fans of the genre
18 July 2011 | by kafkandySee all my reviews

I'll get this right out of the way - this movie didn't grab me at first. The first act has some problems with dialogue delivery and generally unlikeable characters.. but I gave the film time, and it really started to win me over. Some out-of-place CG fog notwithstanding, this is a very fun effort from the JACK BROOKS MONSTER SLAYER team (though I like Jack Brooks more). Partway through I started to care about everyone more, and by the end the film totally won me over. The last act is a ton of gory fun, feeling like a hybrid of The Exorcist, Rec 2 and The Evil Dead. Great practical make-up work. See this, I fully recommend.


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