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|I Spit On Your Grave|
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Official promo poster
|Directed by||Steven R. Monroe|
|Written by||Jeffrey Reddick|
|Distributed by||Anchor Bay Entertainment|
|Release date(s)||October 8, 2010|
|Running time||107 minutes|
I Spit on Your Grave is an American rape and revenge horror film, and a remake of the 1978 film of the same name. It is directed by Steven R. Monroe and stars Chad Lindberg, Daniel Franzese, Rodney Eastman, Jeff Branson and Andrew Howard.
The filming began on November 2, 2009, under the direction of Steven R. Monroe. The film stars Chad Lindberg, Daniel Franzese, Rodney Eastman, Sarah Butler, Jeff Branson, Saxon Sharbino, Amber Dawn Landrum and Andrew Howard. It is being is distributed by CineTel, and is produced by the company's president and CEO Paul Hertzberg. Lisa Hansen, Jeff Klein, Alan Ostroff, Gary Needle and Meir Zarchi (director of the original) are executive producers. Location filming took place in Louisiana. This film was written by Jeffrey Reddick, story creator for the Final Destination series and writer for Day of the Dead.
CineTel Films has a planned 2010 worldwide theatrical release. The film was part of the Texas Frightmare Weekend on 1 May 2010 in the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Irving, Texas and part of the Film4 Frightfest on 29 August 2010. The Canadian unrated premiere was part of the Fantasia Festival on 28 July 2010, with the complete cast and Meir Zarchi the director of the original. An unrated and limited theatrical release is set for 8 October 2010 in the United States.
I Spit On Your Grave has received generally negative reviews. Review aggregate Rotten Tomatoes reports that 32% of critics have given the film a positive review based on 25 reviews, with an average score of 4.1/10. Roger Ebert (who also panned the original film) gave I Spit On Your Grave zero stars, writing: "This despicable remake of the despicable 1978 film "I Spit on Your Grave" adds yet another offense: a phony moral equivalency." He titled his review "And I spit on your violence towards women."