“The Autopsy of Jane Doe” is a 2016 horror movie directed by André Øvredal, and starring Brian Cox and Emile Hirsch.
Synopsis: The movie follows father-and-son coroners, Tommy Tilden (Brian Cox) and Austin Tilden (Emile Hirsch), who are tasked with examining the body of an unidentified young woman, Jane Doe (Olwen Kelly). The corpse was discovered in the basement of a house where a brutal murder took place. As they perform the autopsy, the two coroners begin to discover unsettling secrets and supernatural occurrences that suggest Jane Doe's death was not entirely natural.
- Sitges Film Festival: Best Director (André Øvredal) and Best Special Effects (Peter G. Gorassi and Dean Tyrrell)
- Austin Fantastic Fest: Best Horror Feature
- Toronto After Dark Film Festival: Audience Award for Best Feature Film
- Fright Meter Awards: Best Supporting Actor (Emile Hirsch) and Best Score (Danny Bensi and Saunder Jurriaans)
- Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival: Special Mention of the Jury
The film was also nominated for several other awards, including Best Actress and Best Cinematography at the Sitges Film Festival, and Best Horror Film at the Austin Film Critics Association Awards.
|Directed by||André Øvredal|
|Produced by||Fred Berger Eric Garcia Ben Pugh Rory Aitken|
|Written by||Ian Goldberg Richard Naing|
|Starring||Emile Hirsch, Brian Cox, Olwen Catherine Kelly,|
|Music by||Danny Bensi Saunder Jurriaans|
|Edited by||Patrick Larsgaard|
|42 IM Global Impostor Pictures|
|Distributed by||Lionsgate (United Kingdom)
IFC Midnight (United States)
|Release date||September 9, 2016 (TIFF) December 21, 2016 (US)|
|Running time||86 minutes|
|Box office||$6 million|