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Overhill is a 2013 British horror thriller film, directed by Will Hutchinson and starring Lorna Beckett.[1] The story focuses on Londoner, Rebecca, who takes Overhill cottage in Pendeen as a quiet and secluded place to get her novel finished. She quickly finds that the locals know more about her than she anticipated, and peace is in short supply.

Overhill
Overhill-film-poster.jpg
Directed byWill Hutchinson
Produced byHolly Barringer
Written byLeo Whetter
StarringLorna Beckett
Merryn Owen
Music byJoe Lewis
Running time
83 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish
Budget£600

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Set and largely shot over four days in 2011 in the village of Pendeen in Cornwall, and featuring many local actors,[2] it was completed for just £600.[3]

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The film had its worldwide premiere at the East End Film Festival on Thursday 27 June 2013,[4] followed by a question-and-answer session with director Will Hutchinson, writer Leo Whetter and Guardian journalist David Stubbs.[5]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Frighteningly cheap: £600 horror movie stars at festival", Evening Standard, 26 June 2013, retrieved 5 July 2013.
  2. ^ Purton, Michael (13 June 2013), "£600 horror movie chosen for film festival", Gloucestershire Echo, retrieved 5 July 2013.
  3. ^ Barrie, Josh (19 June 2013), "Penwith village and its residents to appear in film premiering in London", www.thisiscornwall.co.uk, retrieved 5 July 2013.
  4. ^ "Overhill", East End Film Festival, retrieved 5 July 2013, A taut, impressive debut that mixes social realism with a hint of Straw Dogs, this is a film that turns on the ironic statement: Welcome To Cornwall.
  5. ^ "Questions and answers", www.overhillmovie.co.uk, retrieved 5 July 2013.

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