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The Bleeding House (2011)

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On the surface, the Smiths are an average American family, with a happily married mother and father, a moody 16-year-old daughter, and a distracted 18-year-old son. But patriarch Matt Smith appears a bit on edge, and the family is eerily damaged by something in its past. One night when a sweet-talking preacher carrying a briefcase arrives at their home after his car is disabled on a nearby road, it seems like this Christian man's presence may be just the breath of fresh air the family needs. But are the Smiths are ready for the atonement this neighborly guest has in store? This creepy thriller, set in the deep woods of Texas suburbia, moves at a steady pace and culminates in an unexpected reckoning of the family's dark and horrific past. The ensemble cast of newcomers helps keep the story taut with suspense, while first-time director/writer Philip Gelatt creates a haunting portrait of a family that may not deserve to escape its sins.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: May 13th, 2011 (Limited) by TriBeca Films
Video Release: August 23rd, 2011 by Tribeca
MPAA Rating: R for violence, language and brief nudity
(Rating bulletin 2113, 3/24/2010)
Running Time: 86 minutes
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Keywords: Serial Killer, Dysfunctional Family, Mental Illness, Religious, One Location, Surprise Twist
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Tribeca Film, American Express, Reno Productions
Production Countries: United States


Alexandra Chando    Gloria
Betsy Aidem    Marilyn Smith
Nina Lisandrello   
Richard Bekins    Matt
Charlie Hewson   

Production and Technical Credits

Producer    Will Battersby
Producer    Tory Tunnell
Producer    Per Melita
Executive Producer    Clara Gelatt
Executive Producer    Jonathan Gelatt
Executive Producer    Peter Askin
Cinematographer    Frederic Fasano
Production Designer    Jamie Phelps
Composer    Hildur Guðnadóttir
Re-recording Mixer    Gregory H. Watkins

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