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Rule of 3 (2008)

Rule of Three (original title)
A suspenseful film-noir that takes place at three points in time within a single motel room, viewing the events before, during, and after a college graduate's abduction.

Director:

Eric Shapiro

Writers:

Rhoda Jordan, Eric Shapiro (story)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Rodney Eastman ... Russ
Ben Siegler ... Jon
Parry Shen ... David
Rhoda Jordan ... Lo
Lee Schall Lee Schall ... Brian
Tiffany Shepis ... Dana
Inger Tudor ... Janet
Cary Woodworth ... Jake
Cerris Morgan-Moyer ... Sara
Diana Elizabeth Jordan ... Delivery Girl
Jenifour Jones Jenifour Jones ... Brianne (voice) (as Jeni4 Jones)
Richard Caines ... Mike (voice)
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Storyline

A suspenseful film-noir that takes place at three points in time within a single motel room, viewing the events before, during, and after a college graduate's abduction.

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Plot Keywords:

motel | neo noir | number in title | See All (3) »

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The things they did to her.

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Horror | Thriller

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 September 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Rule of 3 See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1 / (letterbox)
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Trivia

Most of the movie takes place in a single room. See more »

Quotes

Russ: The truth is a lot like pussy. It's always a lot uglier when you shine some light on it.
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A fabulous example of engaging, to-the-point movie-making
2 January 2009 | by bluecanyon2See all my reviews

This is a movie that puts the "average" Hollywood picture costing 500x as much, to shame. Sharp, twisted, interesting writing, an intriguing premise, a twisted story that keeps you in your seat, believable dialogue (and how many films can you say that about?) and interesting actors ranging from good to FABULOUS. The sound, lighting and general production were more than adequate to tell the story. How many mainline Hollywood companies could tell such an interesting story, if limited to one room (well, two rooms!) I'm just a movie fan, and I can say that if I had a few million $ to invest in a film, these people would get it. Congratulations, creators, cast and crew. If there's any justice, you'll have $10m to do your next picture.


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