Beyond the Wall of Sleep (2006 film)

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Beyond the Wall of Sleep (2006 film)

Summary

Loosely based on "Beyond the Wall of Sleep (fiction)", the film is about a deformed, inbred, mentally-challenged rustic whose parasitic twin's brain sometimes takes over his body.

Details

  • Release Date: 2006
  • Country/Language: USA, English
  • Genres/Technical: Horror
  • Runtime: 1 hr 24 min
  • Starring: George Peroulas, Fountain Yount, Gregory Fawcett
  • Director: Barrett J. Leigh
  • Writer: Barrett J. Leigh, H.P. Lovecraft (original story)
  • Producer/Production Co: Lions Gate Films
  • View Trailer: (link)


Ratings

MPAA Ratings

  • Rated: R (Violence, Nudity, Adult Content, etc.)

Tentacle Ratings

A rough measure of how "Lovecraftian" the work is:

  • SS___ (Two Tentacles: Barely Lovecraftian; could be a very loose adaptation)

Note: This rating is not intended as a measure of quality, merely of how closely related to Lovecraftian "Weird" fiction the work is.

Reviews

Review Links:

  • Beyond Hollywood, (link) - "Simply put, “Beyond the Wall of Sleep” is 80 minutes of sneering and a lot of blinking lights."
  • Horror Movie a Day, (link) - "...Maybe with some money and a producer who could have reigned in their gratuitous “stylistic” tendencies, this could have been a good movie, however it’s, you know, not..."
  • Matt Poirier at Direct to Video Connoisseur (link) - "...this may not have been my cup of tea, but my friends who do like this kind of thing hated it too. So I'm not alone. I'd avoid this..."
  • Thomas T. Sueyres at Video Junkie (link) - "With low expectations, this movie has got some good things going for it and you might even be surprised."

Synopsis

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Loosely based on "Beyond the Wall of Sleep", the film is about a deformed, inbred, mentally-challenged rustic whose parasitic twin's brain sometimes takes over his body.


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