The Curse of Downers Grove DVD


A teen angst thriller at a high school gripped by an apparent curse that claims the life of a senior every year. Story follows a senior, Chrissie, who is skeptical, and another, Tracy, who believes that she may be the next victim This violent teen revenge thriller is co-scripted by ˜American Psycho' author Bret Easton Ellis. Set in the Chicago suburb where a supposed curse is a icting the local high school in that one member of each senior class will su er a gruesome death just before graduation day, the most recent example being a druggie who fell to his death... after climbing a tower. This year, it seems to be Chrissie Swanson's (Bella Heathcote) turn, after the serious-minded young woman is nearly raped by Mike (Kevin Zegers), the school's star quarterback, during a raucous party. To free herself from his attack, she practically gouges out his eye, destroying his and his abusive father's (Tom Arnold) dreams of his ascending to a pro football career... [show more]

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29 August 2016
Gilt Edge Media 
90 minutes 
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Teenage horror about a cursed high school. As senior Chrissie Swanson (Bella Heathcote) prepares for graduation, in the small town of Downers Grove, Illinois, she becomes increasingly worried about the town's supposed curse that claims the death of one senior every year. After star quarterback Chuck (Kevin Zegers) attacks her at a party Chrissie retaliates leaving Chuck swearing revenge on her and her family. With her mum out of town with her new boyfriend, Chrissie is coerced into throwing a party by her friend Tracy (Penelope Mitchell) and little brother Dave (Zane Holtz), only for her tormentors to turn up in search of their revenge.

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