Dead by Dawn (2009)

A group of teenagers head out to a cottage to party hard, only to be murdered one by one by a vengeful soul that lives in the cottage.


Nigel Hartwell


Nigel Hartwell


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tiffany Edwardsen Tiffany Edwardsen ... Tiffany & Tanya Beach
Anthony Cortese Anthony Cortese ... Jordan Schrieder
Christopher Simis Christopher Simis ... Jason Bender (as Chris Simis)
Norman McIsaac Norman McIsaac ... Paul Schrieder
Elise Cormode Elise Cormode ... Brenda Schrieder
Bill Lucas Bill Lucas ... Eli Schrieder
Susan Bailey Susan Bailey ... Susan Beach (as Sue Bailey)
Mike Bruce Mike Bruce ... Mark Masterson
Anna Lisa Pantusa Anna Lisa Pantusa ... Meagan Moore (as Annie Pantusa)
Cheyenne Ennis Cheyenne Ennis ... Kim Sills
Charles Wahl ... Ryan Levy
Edward Bridle Edward Bridle ... Teacher
Jessica Brant Jessica Brant ... Herself (as Jessie Brant)
Nigel Hartwell Nigel Hartwell ... Chris Schrieder
Peter Nelson ... Broadcaster #1


Dead by Dawn is a ghost story, about identical twin sisters. Eight months after one is brutally raped and murdered, the grieving twin and comforting friends leave for the cottage to celebrate their high school graduation. The minute the step foot in the cottage strange yet puzzling things begin to happen. Tanya begins to see horrifying visions and hears voices she can't ignore. As the night wanes only Tanya remains as she unearths the truth into the long buried secret of her missing twin sister. Written by Hartwell, Nigel

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Her Murder Was Just The Beggining


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Release Date:

10 March 2009 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Madoc, Ontario, Canada See more »


Box Office


CAD100,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (RCA Sound System)


Color | Black and White (Technicolor)| Color (NTSC Color)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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