Innkeepers, The Directed
Ti West USA / 2010 / 101 minutes New York Premiere
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What is a day in the life of an innkeeper like ... if the inn is haunted? After over 100 years of service, The Yankee Pedlar Inn is shutting its doors for good. The last remaining employees -- Claire (Sara Paxton) and Luke (Pat Healy) -- are determined to uncover proof of what many believe to be one of New England's most haunted hotels. As the Inn’s final days draw near and odd guests check in, the pair of minimum wage “ghost hunters” begin to experience strange and alarming events that may ultimately cause them to be mere footnotes in the hotel’s long unexplained history. Claire, an inquisitive girl attracted to the gothic, is compelled deeper into the twisty turns of mystery in this exquisitely crafted, gripping film that will keep you guessing until the last second.
Hailing from Wilmington, Delaware, Ti West attended New York's School of the Visual Arts (SVA), where he met producer Larry Fessenden through one of his teachers (filmmaker Kelly Reichardt). In 2005 Fessenden executive-produced West's first feature film, the '70s style horror thriller "The Roost." West's next two horror thrillers, 2007's "Trigger Man" and 2008's "House of the Devil" were both met with high praise and festival awards.
Prior to beginning production on "The Innkeepers," West wrote, produced and directed the online series "Dead & Lonely" in 2009 for IFC Films, concerning an awkward first date between a newly single young man and a shapely but shy female vampire.
MAIN CREDITS: Cast/Featuring: Sara Paxton, Pat Healy, Kelly McGillis
Executive Producer(s): Malik Ali, Badie Ali, Hamza Ali, Greg Newman
Producer(s): Derek Curl, Larry Fessenden, Peter Phok, Ti West
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