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Pontypool

(Pontypool)

Synopsis

Shock jock Grant Mazzy (Stephen McHattie) has been kicked off the airwaves and now works at a small-town morning show. Another mundane day on the job quickly turns deadly when reports pile in of people developing strange speech patterns and evoking brutal acts of violence. Before long, Mazzy discovers that the behavior is actually a deadly virus being spread through language. Does he stay on the air in hopes of being rescued or is he providing the virus with its ultimate leap over the airwaves and into the world?

A movie directed by Bruce McDonald

2008 - 93 minutes - Color - 2.35

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Main Cast

  • Grant Mazzy
  • Sydney Briar
  • Laurel-Ann Drummond
  • Dr. Mendez
  • Ken Loney (voice)
  • Nigel Healing
  • Nancy Freethy
  • Tony (Lawrence)
  • Jay (Osama)
  • Maureen (Farraj)
  • Colleen (Daud)
  • Spooky Woman
  • Conversationalist
  • Conversationalist
  • Conversationalist

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Release dates

  • October 16, 2009
  • September 06, 2008 (Toronto International Film Festival)
  • September 26, 2008 (Edmonton International Film Festival)
  • March 06, 2009 (Toronto)
  • July 21, 2009 (DVD premiere)
  • June 26, 2009 (Edinburgh International Film Festival)
  • October 16, 2009
  • March 14, 2009 (South by Southwest Film Festival)
  • May 29, 2009 (New York City, New York)
  • October 10, 2009 (Indie Memphis Film Festival)
  • January 26, 2010 (DVD premiere)