After the death of her husband, a mother takes her kids off to live with their grandparents in a huge, decrepit old mansion. However, the kids are kept hidden in a room just below the attic, visited only by the grandmother, and their mother, who becomes less and less concerned about them and their failing health, and more concerned about herself and the inheritance she plans to win back from her dying father, to the point of murder... Written by
David Gibson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
One of the decade's most widely read best sellers is now this year's incredible shocker.
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Did You Know?
Despite being a popular novel among female teenagers, Kristy Swanson
had not read it when she was cast in the film. She decided not to read it afterwards, instead preferring to trust Jeffrey Bloom
's vision of how Cathy was supposed to be. See more
During the party when Corinne and her date are dancing, she is wearing a strapless dress and there are clearly no scars or any indication that she was beaten with a whip. See more
[about the mother
She never meant for us to leave that attic.