‘Evil lives within you’
The Taking of Deborah Logan – original title: The Taking – is a 2014 American horror film directed by Adam Robitel (actor/editor on 2001 Maniacs films) from a screenplay he co-wrote with Gavin Heffernan and produced by Bryan Singer (Trick ‘r Treat and the X-Men films). It stars Jill Larson, Michelle Ang, Ryan Cutrona, Anne Bedian, Brett Gentile, Jeremy DeCarlos, Tonya Bludsworth, and Julianne Taylor.
Mia Medina (Michelle Ang) has finally found the perfect subject for her PhD thesis film on Alzheimer’s disease. For the next few months, cameras will record the everyday life of mother Deborah Logan (Jill Larson) and her daughter, Sarah (Anne Ramsay).
But as the days progress, strange things begin to happen around Deborah that are not consistent with any findings about Alzheimer’s. It becomes apparent that there’s something besides Alzheimer’s that has taken control of Deborah’s life. It’s an evil that is far worse than the debilitating disease with which she was first diagnosed…