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After a tragic car accident kills his wife, a man discovers he can communicate with the dead to con people. However, when a demonic spirit appears, he may be the only one who can stop it from killing the living and the dead.
Michael J. Fox,
Based on the true story of Juliet Hulme and Pauline Parker, two close friends who share a love of fantasy and literature, who conspire to kill Pauline's mother when she tries to end the girls' intense and obsessive relationship. Written by
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[Director Peter Jackson opens with the scene that should, logically, end the film: that is, the moments immediately following the murder. The girls Juliet and Pauline run screaming up the hill-path to the tea-house, sobbing and covered in blood. The scene is intercut with b&w visions of the two running across a ship deck to meet Dr. and Mrs. Hulme, whom they both refer to as their mother, as the first three exclamations of "Mummy!" demonstrate]
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'Heavenly Creatures' is not your average film; it's done with a technique
that is not common in the business, and therefore has been both criticised
and praised. The technique is used by not just filming a story and it's
actions, but by actually showing the side of the girls' vivid imaginations.
This was done through the elaborate sequences of the girls' fantasies. This
way of filming shows how the pair justified the crime they commit, a vital
part of the story. The plot itself does not trail far from the true story,
except for the fact of inferred lesbianism between the two girls.
the real-life Juliet Hulme has vehemently denied) So it's anyone's guess as
to whether or not which possibility is the truth.
Visually, this movie is stunning. The landscape of Christchurch and the
surrounding area is beautiful, and adds a sense of authenticity to the
The voice overs are extracts from the real Pauline's diary, and explain
well what exactly is going on inside of her head. All in all, a very good
portrayal by all of the actors (obviously on the part of Melanie Lynskey
Kate Winslet) and the music is exquisite.
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