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Exhibit A (DVD)

Exhibit A (DVD)

IndiePix Price: $24.95

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starstarstarhalf a starRiveting Until The Last Shot!

Oct 25th, 2010

Exhibit A is the horrifying story of a seemingly normal British family told through the lens of daughter Judith's new camera. Filmed entirely on the handheld camera by the actors themselves, the film begins innocently, introducing the King family and their current situation of financial hardship. Judith is a shy but perceptive teenage girl who reveals her secret crush only to her camera. Joe is a typical brother, rambunctious, always teasing his sister and flirting with the girl next door. Mrs. King is a pragmatic, caring but easily distressed mother, while her husband Andy comes off as carefree and jolly. That is until their dreams of a new house come crashing down and violent secrets begin to unravel.

As Andy's mind turns to rage, secrecy and insanity, Judith starts focusing on him as the subject of her filming. Confused, scared and naive, she believes that documenting his radical downward spiral will convince her father to change his ways. The family grows increasingly worried and fed up with Andy and his sometimes careless and often conniving behavior. When he discovers his daughter's intervention camera project, Andy's psychosis escalates to new heights, ultimately leading to the film's terrifying climax.

This film is chilling from the very beginning, even for someone who doesn't know what to expect from it. Somehow, something is not right about the dynamics of the King family, and as we watch their disintegration there is an expectation that something awful is going to happen eventually. The chilling finale will leave you with an uneasy feeling and a whole lot to think about in regards to how far you would go for your family.

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