A drama/thriller, set in the South, about a young boy who longs to escape the misery of his childhood and the misunderstanding of his hometown. A gifted, self-taught, special effects ... See full summary
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A drama/thriller, set in the South, about a young boy who longs to escape the misery of his childhood and the misunderstanding of his hometown. A gifted, self-taught, special effects make-up artist, Green dreams of going to Hollywood to make his own monsters. But the real demons of Green's life threaten to hold him back: a drunken stepfather who terrorizes his mother, a group of religious fanatics who want to destroy his work, and the love of a girl who can't let go of small town life.
|Bret Harrison||-||Green Graves|
|Laura Prepon||-||Angevin Duvet|
|Kevin Gage||-||Earl Knight|
|Ashley Laurence||-||Jenny Graves|
|Shannon Eubanks||-||Ms. Duvet|
|Lucas Till||-||Jay Graves|
|Hal Sparks||-||Deputy Dale|
|Josh Todd||-||Rusty Knight|
|Bob Penny||-||Mr. Tightwiler|
|George Faughnan||-||Billy Martin|
|Jonathan Spencer||-||Tony Bennett|
|Austin Westfall||-||Young Green|
|Jamie Avera||-||Deputy Hollis|
|Donald Gibb||-||Uncle Marvin (as Don Gibb)|
At one point in the film, Ashley Laurence picks up a copy of Fangoria magazine with a picture of Pinhead from Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988) on the cover. Ashley Laurence starred in the first two Hellraisers and made an appearance in the third and sixth in the series.
Lucas Till dyed his hair so he could play Jay Graves in the movie.
Robert Hall wrote the script when he was 25 and made the movie when he was 29.
Shot in twenty days.
The role of Uncle Marvin was specifically written for Donald Gibb. However, all the key scenes involving a subplot with Uncle Marvin were ultimately cut from the final finished version of the film.
The high school Green attends is the exact same high school writer/director Robert Hall went to.
Robert Hall wrote the part of Jenny for Ashley Laurence.