Session 9

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Session 9 ★★ 2001 (R)

Hazardous materials contractor Gordon (Mullan) bids on a job to remove asbestos from a rundown insane asylum. He secures the contract by promising to complete the work in a week, although under ideal circumstances it should take a month. Unfortunately, “ideal circumstances” are not afoot in the creepy booby hatch. The oppressive atmosphere soon gets to Gordon and his crew, who begin turning on each other after the discovery of nine audio tapes confirming rumors of satanic rituals and torture of patients. Somewhat marred by ed iting that gives away the plot too early, and also by the fact that for workers under a deadline, these guys stand around getting freaked out way too much. Shot using Sony's CineAlta HD digital video cameras instead of film. 100m/C VHS, DVD . US Peter Mullan, David Caruso, Josh(ua) Lucas, Brendan Sexton III, Paul Guilfoyle, Stephen Gevedon; D: Brad Anderson; W: Brad Anderson, Stephen Gevedon; C: Uta Briesewitz; M: Climax Gold Twins.