A reclusive woman's unpublished story about a curse, told to a grieving girl, turns out to be something other than a fairy tale.

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Brent Carver ...
Porter
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Fiona
Peter Donaldson ...
Dr. Stone
Tara Rosling ...
Rose
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Marta Griggs
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Uncle Peat (as Gerard Parks)
Richard M. Davidson ...
Young Peat / Voice of Malcolm (voice) (as Richard Davidson)
Alexa Gilmour ...
Franny
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Tough Hal
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Jay
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A mythic memory play in the vein of The Wicker Man, Deeply is the story of a traumatized teenager, Claire McKay, who is brought to the Island of her ancestors in the hopes of she will recover from the sudden death of her first love. Claire encounters an eccentric writer, Celia, who tells her the story of another grief-stricken teenager, Silly, and the curse which has haunted the Island since the days of the Vikings. As Celia recounts the story of Silly and her great loss, a story that is yet without an ending, Claire relives her own trauma and undergoes a catharsis which sets her spirit free, healed of the grief and horror. As Celia said, a good story does indeed have the power to heal. But the ending to Celia's story has still to be written... Written by Genevieve Kierans, Publicist

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All of life is salt water ... tears, sweat and the sea


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The film's tagline, "All of life is salt water... tears, sweat, and the sea," is a quote from Dylan Thomas. See more »

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Silly as a teenager has double pierced ears. This is not accurate for the 1950s. It doesn't become popular until the 1980s. See more »

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Celia: A good story has the power to heal the soul.
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'Deeply' is an excellent pick
3 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I really love this movie. I've seen it on WE (Women's Entertainment). It's brilliantly directed, and the actresses and actors are great. It's different from any other kind of movie that I have seen, which is a plus. I love how the movie runs parallel to Celia's traumatic experiences. I think Kirsetn Dunst does a pretty awesome job in this film. The only thing that really bothered me was her accent. Trent Ford is adorable and is spectacular. I really would recommend this movie to anyone. I don't think it is just a chick flick. I mean, some guys would probably gag at it at times, but if they admire film making and are a serious movie watcher, they would enjoy it.


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