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An American haunting [DVD videorecording] / AfterDark Films ; MediaPro Pictures ; Midsummer Films ; Redbus Pictures ; Remstar Films ; Sweetpea Entertainment ; produced by Christopher Milburn, André Rouleau, Courtney Solomon ; writers, Brent Monahan, Courtney Solomon ; directed by Courtney Solomon.

Contributor(s): Solomon, Courtney | Sutherland, Donald, 1935- | Spacek, Sissy | D'Arcy, James, 1975- | Hurd-Wood, Rachel, 1990- | Marsh, Matthew | Biddle, Adrian | Davidson, Caine | Lions Gate Home Entertainment.
Material type: FilmFilmPublisher: Santa Monica, CA : Lions Gate Home Entertainment, [2006]Edition: [Widescreen ed.].Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 91 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.Subject(s): Haunted houses -- Tennessee -- Drama | Spirits -- Drama | Families -- Tennessee -- Drama | Haunted houses -- Tennessee -- Drama | Spirits -- Drama | Families -- Tennessee -- DramaGenre/Form: Feature films. | Horror films. | Thrillers (Motion pictures, television, etc.) | DVDs for the hearing impaired. | Horror -- Feature. | Thriller -- Feature. | Horror films. | Suspense films.DDC classification: 791.43/72
Production Credits: Director of photography, Adrian Biddle ; editor, Richard Comeau ; music, Caine Davidson ; costume designer, Jane Petrie ; production designer, Humphrey Jaeger.
Cast: Donald Sutherland, Sissy Spacek, James D'Arcy, Rachel Hurd-Wood, Matthew Marsh, Thom Fell, Sam Alexander, Gaye Brown, Zoe Thorne.Summary: Based on the true story of The Bell Witch of Tennesee. In 1818, slight, unexplained noises were heard. As the spirit grew, it singled out the father, John, and his daughter, Betsy. The family tried to search for the cause of the spirit in the hope of finding a way to defeat it. The spirit developed voices and began speaking to the family, but refused to say why it was there. Finally it pronounced a death sentence on John and within a year, he was dead. It would not be until years later that it was discovered what happened on the terrible night the spirit was born and find out the horrific truth about its nature and origin.
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DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital.

Closed-captioned.

Title from container.

Donald Sutherland, Sissy Spacek, James D'Arcy, Rachel Hurd-Wood, Matthew Marsh, Thom Fell, Sam Alexander, Gaye Brown, Zoe Thorne.

Director of photography, Adrian Biddle ; editor, Richard Comeau ; music, Caine Davidson ; costume designer, Jane Petrie ; production designer, Humphrey Jaeger.

Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.

MPAA rating: PG-13; for intense terror sequences and thematic material.

Based on the true story of The Bell Witch of Tennesee. In 1818, slight, unexplained noises were heard. As the spirit grew, it singled out the father, John, and his daughter, Betsy. The family tried to search for the cause of the spirit in the hope of finding a way to defeat it. The spirit developed voices and began speaking to the family, but refused to say why it was there. Finally it pronounced a death sentence on John and within a year, he was dead. It would not be until years later that it was discovered what happened on the terrible night the spirit was born and find out the horrific truth about its nature and origin.

Special features: Making-of 'An American haunting'; Interview with director Courtney Solomon and actress Sissy Spacek; Internet promos; Bloopers; Deleted scenes.

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