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Roland Levy is a great writer. A teller of tales. A setter of scenes. But the six guests he has invite to his island home are in for a scene like they could have never imagined. One night to confess the lies their lives are built on. Or to die. Written by Anonymous

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Very moving and thought provoking
14 September 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I really liked this movie. It was not the best movie I have ever seen, but it did move me more than any movie has in a long time. The acting was for the most part very good, especially on the part of Lance Henrickson. When is he ever bad?

I have read some negative comments,but it seems obvious the author of those comments weren't really paying attention to, nor did they watch all of, this movie. They would have found the answers they were looking for if they had.

It's the kind of movie that makes you think. It makes you wonder if the secrets you hold inside are preventing you from enjoying life the way you should. It also makes you wonder if the people in your life who seem so closed off emotionally are only afraid of revealing their own secrets.


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