Five Across the Eyes (film)

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Five Across the Eyes
Directed by Greg Swinson
Ryan Thiessen
Produced by Rick Stroud
Greg Swinson
Ryan Thiessen
Distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment
Release dates
  • October 2006 (2006-10) (Southern Applachian International Film Festival)
  • September 2008 (2008-09) (United States)
Running time 94 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Five Across the Eyes is a suspense/horror film directed by Greg Swinson and Ryan Thiessen and produced by Trauma One Entertainment. It was shot in 2005 in Morristown, Tennessee, and neighboring Greene County, Tennessee.

Plot[edit]

On their way home from a football game, five high school girls get lost in an area known as "the eyes". An ensuing accident with a parked SUV in a store parking lot causes the students to panic and flee the scene. A vehicle with one headlight starts to follow them until the driver traps them on a deserted road. The driver thinking that they wrecked her marriage forces the five girls from their vehicle, forces them to strip and urinate on their clothing at gunpoint. After letting them go the driver continues to pursue them throughout the film and performs several violent and sexual acts on them. The girls also discover that in the back of the driver's truck there are dead bodies. They get their revenge however, when they stab the driver multiple times with a screwdriver and light her corpse on fire. They eventually return to the store to find that the driver killed everyone in the store and drove off. The movie ends with the girls drive off into the night, one of them puking and then another girl who is driving tells her not to mess up her mother's car.

Cast[edit]

  • Jennifer Barrnet as Stephanie
  • Angela Brunda as Caroline
  • Danielle Lilley as Jamie
  • Sandra Paduch as Isabella
  • Mia Yi as Melanie
  • Veronica Garcia as The Driver

Production[edit]

The script was originally entitled 'Pumpkins' and written by Marshall Hicks, who attended film school with Greg Swinson. The film was shot over the course of nine days in June 2005 with three MiniDV camcorders.

Film festivals[edit]

The film was chosen to be part of the "Fantastic Fest 2007".[1]

Alternate titles[edit]

  • Perdidas (Spain)
  • Perdidas en la noche (Latin America)
  • Perdidas na escuridão (Portugal)
  • 5 Vite All'Inferno (Italy)

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