Purgatory House (2003)
Average Rating: 8.1/10
Reviews Counted: 5
Fresh: 4 | Rotten: 1
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Release Date: Sep 20, 2003 Wide
Average Rating: 3.2/5
User Ratings: 860
Neophyte director/producer Cindy Baer helms the quirky goth afterlife drama Purgatory House, written by the prodigious 14-year-old scenarist Celeste Davis (who also stars). Davis plays Silver Strand, a backward teen who, disgusted with her status as a social pariah and unfulfilled goth hopeful, decides to off herself. She winds up in a purgatory realm that resembles a sketchy juvenile-delinquency home, watched over by Saint James, a caretaker perpetually dressed in a white suit (and played by
Sep 20, 2003 Wide
Jan 16, 2007
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The names of Cindy Baer and Celeste Davis belong on the V.I.P. list of promising new filmmakers
There's a lack of polish and, more importantly, an uninhibited demeanor to Davis's script which work well for the subject matter
A charming, touching, clever and all-around brilliantly crafted film about teen suicide.
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