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Release Date: October 13th, 2005

DVD Release Date: February 7th, 2006

R|1 hr 22 min

Plot Summary
Samantha Goodman (Kate Greenhouse), a psychiatrist dying of brain cancer, sets off for a weekend getaway with her sister, Melody (Iris Graham), and husband, David (Gordon Currie). During the trip, escaped mental patient Harlan Pyne (Aidan Devine) arrives and holds them hostage. Determined to take revenge on Goodman for mistreating him during his stay at an institution, Pyne and his devious sidekick, Adrian (Dov Tiefenbach), subject the trio to an excruciating night of torture.

Cast: Kate Greenhouse, Aidan Devine, Dov Tiefenbach, Iris Graham, Gordon Currie, David Calderisi, Bruce McFee, Jeff Seymour

Director: Paul Fox

Genres: Thriller

Keywords: Underdog, Suspenseful, Husband, 2000s, Sister, Escape

Ratings & Reviews

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  • In classic B-movie style, The Dark Hours was created in a fever, written in two weeks and hurriedly shot in 16 mm (blown into a crisp 35 mm print). Nevertheless, the film provides evidence of talent everywhere. show more

  • The Dark Hours is one of those rare gems out of Canada. show more

  • The Dark Hours surmounts some of the problems of its weak dialogue through a commanding performance by lead Kate Greenhouse and some grisly, genre-style violence. show more

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