** ONE OF THE YEAR’S
FILM FREAK CENTRAL
WINNER OF 12
FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS**
2-TIME PRISM AWARD NOMINEE
the names of Cindy Baer and Celest Davis
on the V.I.P. list of promising new filmmakers.”
FILM FREAK CENTRAL
A cinematic gem that demands to be seen.”
Todd David Schwartz, CBS RADIO
One of the best films about teen angst since REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE."
FILMS IN REVIEW
charming, touching, clever and all-around brilliantly
and deeply touching”
NOHO LA MEGAZINE
to absorb and compelling to contemplate.”
have emotions rung as true as they do in this film.
a passionately scribbled diary entry, this phantasmagoric
brims with all the heartfelt spiritual bewilderment and
that only a teenage girl would, or could, voice.”
Bold, unabashedly artsy, fearlessly original, and nothing less than 100% provocative, “Purgatory House”
is one of the wildest, freshest films
that I have seen in a long time."
and provocative, this film asks us to reconsider
the adolescent experience from a perspective that is sincerely youthful,
marked by a candid admission of the unknown, an optimistic determination
to find fulfillment, and rarest of all, a critical examination of the morals
and mores that are foisted upon young people today."
In a world of increasing disconnection, Purgatory House gives that disconnection a palpable reality. It is as raw and challenging as adolescence itself."
One of the most honest, most powerful, most revealing teen movies ever"
House contains a creativity scarcely seen in multiplexes...
A provocative, creative film that explores sensitive subject
THE CINEMATIC VERSES
Truly like no other film that has been done before.
This could have a profound effect on teenagers.
Martha Frankel, Celebrity Journalist
A well-written and superbly directed movie.
The look of the film, both gritty and otherworldly, spoke volumes and added more depth to the film. This insightful, independent production is a must-see"
Purgatory House sets out to show a “very unique” view of
life, death, religion, and love, and actually does!...
Movies like this are hard to come by. It has a certain wit and style that you really don’t find elsewhere, and a unique way of looking at important topics and presenting them in an interesting and engaging way."
excellently constructed...sophisticated, inventive feature.
GRAND RAPIDS PRESS
of the best films about troubled teens that I have ever
Terry Keefe, Editor-at-Large, VENICE MAGAZINE
remarkable piece of filmmaking.
CREATIVE SCREENWRITING MAGAZINE
It is refreshing to see someone take a chance on being different.
A more refined script or production would have ruined this film completely.
This film deserves to be watched and owned."
HOME THEATER INFO
It just blew me away!
Alvin Sargent, 2-time Academy Award Winning screenwriter