- 1 hr 32 min
Filmed in San Juan, Puerto Rico, The Caller is an April 2011 British-Puerto Rican horror movie release from Samuel Goldwyn Films. It features Rachelle Lefevre from 'Twilight' as Mary Kee, a recent divorcee with a dog starting over in life following an abusive relationship. She is rebuilding her life in a new place when she moves into a new building and encounters Stephen Moyer from 'TrueBlood' fame playing the role of John Guidi, an attractive high school science teacher. The new apartment features something old, too, a rotary telephone left over from previous inhabitants dating to the 1970s. A mysterious woman looking for a person named Bobby starts calling in on the phone. The calls turn into full-fledged conversations revealing that Mary and Rose, the caller that is the voice of Loma Raver from 'Drag Me to Hell,' have a great deal in common in terms of broken relationships and psychological foment. Also involved in the excitement is Luis Guzman playing the role of the building manager. He tells Mary that Rose used to live in the building and committed suicide in 1979. The caller refuses to go away as tension escalates through a series of terrifying and unique events. Matthew Parkhill directs this film made from a screenplay written by Sergio Casci. It is a high concept, low budget, indie horror film. It employs a lot of sound cues and contains an electronic music score courtesy of Aidan Lavelle and Unkle. The music builds tension along with different camera angles and sudden motion. The color film runs 92 minutes. It is low budget chiller movie with some deaths and violence and blurry nudity on a few occasions. The film is shot in dark scenes with light coming in through curtains or shades. The camera prowls across the screen keynoting character vulnerability and isolation. The film contains mild violence, a light sexual scene and some disturbing language. It is rated "R" by the Motion Picture Association of America.