Purgatory House
Purgatory House (2003)

Neophyte director/producer Cindy Baer helms the quirky goth afterlife drama Purgatory House, written by the prodigious 14-year-old scenarist Celeste Davis (who also stars). Davis plays Silver Strand, a backward teen who, disgusted with her… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: September 20, 2003
DVD Release Date: January 16, 2007
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Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central

The names of Cindy Baer and Celeste Davis belong on the V.I.P. list of promising new filmmakers

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Jonathan W. Hickman
Entertainment Insiders

Natural Born Killers with heart.

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Norm Schrager

There's a lack of polish and, more importantly, an uninhibited demeanor to Davis's script which work well for the subject matter

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Scott Weinberg

A fairly compelling movie, but when one realizes that the screenplay was penned by a 14-year-old gal...it adds a whole new perspective to all the angst being tossed around.

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Eric Campos
Film Threat

A charming, touching, clever and all-around brilliantly crafted film about teen suicide.

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Flixster Audience Score: 50% Flixster User Reviews
Leigh Ryan
I don't really know what to say about it. It deals with a very deep, emotional subject. I say with being written by a 14 year old it really is quite… More
Professor Wizenhymer
Summary: A film about a teen girl who commits suicide and ends up living in purgatory. The Good: This film is very ambitious, and pretty good being that it… More
Sarah Prisbylla
Creative & playful look into heaven, hell, God, and purgatory of course - done by a 14 year old girl.