A young girl returns to her hometown in search of her father, gradually her childhood memories returns; a childhood with incest and violence.

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Caroline Boyle returns to her childhood home in Northern California, drawn there by a cryptic letter from her father, who abandoned her and her mother when she was a child. Caroline's frosty mother is less than cordial at her daughter's arrival but her step-father welcomes her kindly. Written by alfiehitchie

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Eleanor Carpenter: I'd give my soul to plant a kiss on his grave.
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Avant garde music is the highlight
5 June 2000 | by (Gothenburg, Sweden) – See all my reviews

A peculiar, however stylish thriller with highly unlikely story and poor acting. The highlight of this film is actually the original score by Don Davis, today best known for his postmodern, avant-garde score for The Matrix. Film music buffs should hunt down this film and close their eyes for a very original musical experience.


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