Summer’s Moon (2009)
Written by: Sean Hogan and Christine Conradt
Director: Lee Demarbre
Starring: Ashley Greene, Peter Mooney, Stephen McHattie, Barbara Niven
Release date: November 10, 2009
After discovering that her mother has lied about her birth to her estranged father, hardened teenager Summer (Ashley Greene) hits the road looking to meet the mystery man. Her only clue is a beat-up letter, postmarked from a small town called Massey. Once she arrives in the rural community Summer is rescued from an altercation with the law by a charming local handyman named Tom Hoxey (Peter Mooney). The couple quickly hits it off and heads back to the house Tom shares with his mother Gaia (Barbara Niven) for a night of casual sex. This decision proves to be the biggest mistake of Summer’s young life. Hoping to sneak out in the morning and continue the search for her father, Summer is startled by Tom who informs her that he has just changed her plans. After being knocked out by Gaia, Summer wakes up screaming, bound with chains inside a box filled with dirt. As she looks around, she sees a number of lush plants and grow lights, and tucked in the corner, another girl, Amber (Dani Kind) close to death and similarly chained. Tom has created a ‘human garden’ down in the basement of his family’s home, and Summer is his latest addition…
Summer’s Moon was originally titled Summer’s Blood but was changed by Lionsgate, the company that handled distribution of the film.
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