Anna suffers from agoraphobia so crippling that when a trio of criminals break into her house, she cannot bring herself to flee. But what the intruders don't realize is that agoraphobia is not her only problem.
A young man and his three younger siblings, who have kept secret the death of their beloved mother in order to remain together, are plagued by a sinister presence in the sprawling manor in which they live.
Sergio G. Sánchez
Five medical students, obsessed by what lies beyond the confines of life, embark on a daring experiment: by stopping their hearts for short periods, each triggers a near-death experience - giving them a firsthand account of the afterlife.
Returning to her childhood home in Louisiana to recuperate from a horrific car accident, Jessabelle comes face to face with a long-tormented spirit that has been seeking her return -- and has no intention of letting her escape.
Steven is a troubled kid from Maine being sent to boarding school. While his father, Richard Portman, is driving him there, they get into a bad argument, and the car swerves into oncoming traffic, killing Richard and putting Steven in a vegetative state. Six months later, Richard's second wife and Steven's stepmother, Mary, is taking care of his every need. Mary is a psychologist who works from home with children and adolescents. She is upset to learn that one of her patients, a deaf child named Tom, is to be transferred to a school in Boston. Later, Mary discusses Steven with her therapist, Dr. Wilson. While she feels guilty, she has decided to put Steven in a home to be cared for because he is no longer there and is just a body..
In the last scene of the movie, the mother is speaking to the little boy who is in the right side of the back seat, presumably so she/we can see him and his drawing clearly. When they get out of the car he exits through the left side door. Not an error, but unusual that he wouldn't get out on the right...they are making the shot easier. See more »
Hey. It's going to be okay.
Just tell me we're doing the right thing.
No, sweetheart, I know you want to fix this. It's what you do. But we've tried. All right? We've been trying and look where it's gotten us.
[looking over at their son waiting in the car]
And I think the space is gonna be good for him. For all of us. Besides, it's a good school. He'll be home by the end of the summer.
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A movie with really good acting but just never really settled into something I could get involved in.
"I just want to help you." Mary Portman (Watts) is a child psychologist that has lost her husband and is taking care of her invalid son. She does her best to counsel other children while her life is crumbling down. She becomes concerned with one child in particular and now she has to decide to do what is best for the child. What she wants, or what others think. This is a movie that is worth watching because of Naomi Watts. She does everything she can to hold this movie together but it still just doesn't work. The movie starts off OK, but by the end it was hard to tell what was actually happening and what was real and what wasn't. I do like movies you have to think about, but this one just didn't make sense and you are left thinking about what is happening, then something else strange happens and you are trying to figure out how it fits and then something else happens and you just give up. That is not a good thing to happen in a movie. Overall, a movie with really good acting but just never really settled into something I could get involved in. I give this a C-.
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