Asylum Blackout

Synopsis: In 1989, in Washington, the friends George, Max and Ricky are aspirant musicians that play in a band in their leisure time. They work as cooks in the Sans Asylum to earn money to pay their bills, including renting a studio to record their songs. The asylum is located in an isolated area and is monitored by a team led by the security guard J.B. The deranged inmates are criminals and they take pills to stay calm. One day, George has a concert during the night but J.B. asks him to arrive early in the morning to receive the supplies for the kitchen. George leaves his girlfriend Lynn without sleeping and heads to the asylum. While he is preparing the meals for the insane inmates with his colleagues, there is a storm and a power outage in the area and the monitoring system fails. With the mental hospital in the darkness, the inmates led by the cruel Harry Green attack the guards and staff. George and the other kitchen workers hide from the horde of violent madmen. Will they survive?
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Director(s): Alexandre Courtès
  1 nomination.
85 min

After the collapse of the Soviet Union in the Independent

Republic of Tajikistan's civil war began.

Russian border guards were left to guard

Tajik-Afghan border...

Tajik-Afghan border

And 90-years of the twentieth century.

Salaam Alaikum!

- Good day!

Come on, faster!

Good is your tea on the border commander,

It smells good.

How you sipam Zakir-aga,

out of respect or full?

Out of respect, but how fitting!

So full!


Today was a beautiful day, sunny.

On this day is always the case.

And why is this day special,


You're in our new,

You only half a year here...

...Respect you...

...people you respect.

Thanks Zakir Aga.

For this I am a new watchtower,

but this is my first year in Tajikistan.

That is why I ask for today.

Today is the Day of Remembrance for my friend,

first commander of the watchtower.

Alexei Orlov Mihajlovic.

We fought together.

That's his record player.

On this day I always come to the watchtower

listen to our music.

Comrade Captain, a helicopter.

I hear.

Sorry Zakir-aga...

I certainly have a surprise from

detachment sent! Quickly I will.

Cjar for me.

Guys, take hold!


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It seems to have passed,

somewhere in her house here.

Comrade sergeants, you yourself have said

you know where it is located.

I can not even step further.

No kukaj ranks Darin!

Get used to your starting in the mountains,

after you on the flat as a foal to jump.

The guys say hello Abdul

where we live teacher?

Hello, hello.

Brother, what are you going barefoot?

And how would they?

Come with us on the watchtower,

sergeant will be great shoes that you do.

Hello Olga Nikolajevna!



Drug captain after us

to bring you the corn.

Thank you deco,

upload thanks captain.

And where is Pankov?

Hi Julie, our captain sent

We brought some corn and flour.

What we had to we done!

So what do you stand? You enter the house,

to drink tea!

With pleasure!

No! Sorry!


It appears to be a teacher crush

at our command.

Have noticed that the asking!

Where is Pankov, where Pankov?

The captain was as cold as stone.

I would not let go for nothing in the world!

So that is another border guards needed

to learn the local customs...

...In order to avoid conflict in the country

in which we serve.

At this point in Tajikistan is being

war between the so-called Vovika and Jurika,

and our goal is that in the circumstances

guard the state border.


Comrade Captain, who were with us in Kilanju?

Voviki or Juriki?

Even they themselves do not know,

can be both.

Everything depends on circumstances.

Comrade Captain, and what is happening with Russia?

We do not forget?

No, no.

Disintegration of Russia comrade Captain.

What is the state tuguje?

Limit the USSR and the world and inviolable

Comrade Commander, one question?


Why is with us still standing red

Flag? We need to change it.

When Moscow sent a new,

then we will change it.

Now is our tricolor flag.

It is called the "tricolor".

And everything you know!

Come on, you go to target, and you farbaj!

I understand!

Up at the top know best.

They will take care.

Pat the thicker, the color of the state!

- I understand!

Comrade Commander, whether the girls

with you in Ukraine beautiful?

The girls are beautiful here!


You, are nicer than in Moscow?

I do not know, I was in Mosk.

And I was with a pen!

She lives in Moscow,

in Red Square watching from the window!

Come on!

Oh do not lie, honest word!

I even sent her a picture!

And she promised me!

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S. Craig Zahler

Steven Craig Zahler (born January 23, 1973), known professionally as S. Craig Zahler, is an American film director, screenwriter, cinematographer, novelist and musician. more…

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