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In New York, Janice Templeton is happily married to executive Bill Templeton and they live in a comfortable and fancy apartment with their eleven-year-old daughter Ivy. One day, Janice is stalked by a weirdo and she tells her husband. Soon afterwards the stranger contacts them and invites the couple to meet him in a restaurant. Elliot Hoover tells Janice and Bill that his daughter Audrey Rose died eleven years ago, burned in a car crash, and her soul has been reincarnated in Ivy's body. Bill and Janice believe that Elliot is nuts, and Bill tells his lawyer to get a restraining order against Elliot. However, Ivy has dreadful nightmares and only Elliot is able to calm her down. When Elliot abducts Ivy, Bill and Janice go to court to have him arrested. But Elliot wants to prove that Ivy and Audrey Rose are the same soul. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Actress Brooke Shields tested for the role of Ivy Templeton which in the end was cast with actress Susan Swift. Shields posed for the cover art for the film's source best-selling novel. *Confirmed by Susan Swift in 2016. See more »
Ivy is an eleven year old daughter of Janice and Bill Templeton.Janice and Bill both begin noticing a mysterious bearded stranger lurking about,who seems to have an unusual interest in young Ivy.As things slowly begin to unravel,Ivy is plagued by a recurring series of nightmares that seem to occur every year near her birthday.When Elliot the stranger appears he believes their child to be the reincarnated soul of his dead daughter Audrey Rose,who died in auto accident only moments before Ivy was born.Mildly creepy horror flick heavy on drama.The first half-hour is done well,but it is the drawn out middle portion that kills the tension.Still the acting is splendid with young Anthony Hopkins giving excellent performance as a nervous Elliot.The nightmare scenes of Ivy are pretty eerie and disturbing.Despite few stylish set-pieces and competent direction "Audrey Rose" suffers from a general lack of suspense.7 out of 10.
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