Seattle-based Vulcan Productions has completed principalphotography on video director David Slade's psychological thriller HardCandy, starring Patrick Wilson and newcomer Ellen Page.

Based on a screenplay by Brian Nelson, Hard Candy centreson a calamitous date between a 32-year-old man and a 14-year-old girl who meetover the internet.

David W Higgins and Jody Patton produced the picture and MichaelCaldwell and Richard Hutton served as executive producers with RosanneKorenberg, whose Traction Media is handling sales.

"Hard Candy is the kind of story that grabs you by thethroat and doesn't let go," Caldwell said in a statement.

"David Slade's strong approach to the characters and his uniquevisual style made this project rather irresistible."

Vulcan was founded by Founded by Paul G Allen and aims to producepictures on a lower, micro-budget framework. Previous credits include Far From Heaven, TheSafety Of Objects and Titus.