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Unrest (2006)

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A young pathology med student suspects that the spirit of a dead cadaver in the hospital morgue where she works is killing off all those who handle or desecrate the body.

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Jason Todd Ipson

Writers:

Chris Billett (screenplay), Jason Todd Ipson (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Corri English ... Alison Blanchard
Marisa Petroro ... Alita Covas
Ben Livingston ... Ivan Verbukh
Abner Genece ... Malcolm Little
Derrick O'Connor ... Dr. Blackwell
Scot Davis ... Brian Cross
Joshua Alba ... Carlos Aclar
Jay Jablonski ... Rick O'Connor
Reb Fleming Reb Fleming ... Dr. Saltz
Anna Johnson Anna Johnson ... Jennifer
J.C. Cunningham J.C. Cunningham ... Medical Records
Terence Goodman ... Officer
Rhett Willman ... Security
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dana Anquoe Dana Anquoe ... Medical Student
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Storyline

In a medical school, the freshmen students Alison Blanchard, Brian Cross, Carlos Aclar and Rick O'Connor receive the cadaver of a young woman for dissection in their anatomy class of Professor Walter Blackwell. The atheist Alison has a weird sensation that the spirit of the corpse is trying to communicate with her and tries to unravel who the woman was. Meanwhile, all the persons that handle the corpse mysteriously die. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Taglines:

Don't Scream. You'll Wake the Dead. See more »

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence/gore, nudity and some language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 October 2007 (Philippines) See more »

Also Known As:

The Possession See more »

Filming Locations:

Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,482,000, 19 November 2006

Gross USA:

$321,875

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,795,983
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Runtime:

| (European Film Market)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Actor Joshua Alba, who portrays med student Carlos in the film, is the real life brother of actress Jessica Alba. See more »

Goofs

According to Allison, evidence indicates their female cadaver once breast-fed a child - but later in the film, they discover an article stating she had killed her unborn child. See more »

Quotes

Brian Cross: [to Alison, as they are about to search for the body again] If you still insist on being an atheist, this is the moment to reconsider.
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Decent thriller
26 January 2008 | by matches81See all my reviews

When I rented this movie I somewhat expected a disgusting gorefest, seeing that the case inlay seemed to put quite an emphasis that there are real corpses in this movie.

In that regard, I was disappointed. "Unrest" is more like a thriller, although I found the anatomy lab scenes to be done really good. They actually left me feeling something, compared to the over-the-top gore scenes normally seen in movies. I liked that. I also liked that the movie completely neglects the "loud and noisy" shock section, except for one scene. Instead it slowly builds up tension by using music. Whether that works with you or not is probably a personal matter. It did for me. It isn't overly suspenseful and didn't keep me on the edge of my seat, but its premise is interesting and kept my attention through the whole movie.

Still, the movie had some serious flaws for me: First of all, the background of the cadaver isn't really explored. That's a shame, I would have loved more background info on that one, as the basic idea is pretty interesting, but it doesn't go much further than that. There are plot holes, too, and some scenes make you question the heroes' collective sanity. The main character's development is rather hasty, too. The acting is decent, though.

Overall I still had a really good time with this movie.


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