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The Gathering (2002)

Amnesiac Cassie Grant has a premonition that someone or something wants the family that's helping her recover dead. She investigates the secrets of the town they live in and uncovers darkness, both human and supernatural.

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Frederick Michael Argyle
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While going to the town of Ashby Wake, the drifter Cassie is hit by a car driven by Marion Kirkman and loses her memory. Marion invites Cassie to stay in her huge old house with her family, while recovering from the trauma. Cassie becomes very close to Michael, the young son of Marion's husband Simon Kirkman. He is researching a recently discovered buried church from the First Century, with images of the crucifixion of Jesus and many anonymous persons watching it. Cassie starts having visions and premonitions with some locals, and decides to investigate the weird and nasty mechanic Frederick Michael Argyle. Her findings about who she is and the mystery relative to the locals and the town surprises her. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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15 May 2003 (Singapore)  »

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$18,000,000 (estimated)
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When Cassie and Dan are in a tavern, her glass changes positions twice on the table. See more »

Quotes

The Bishop: I've shaken your faith, Professor?
Simon Kirkman: No, I don't have a faith.
The Bishop: Your faith in scientific rationality.
Simon Kirkman: [subdued] Oh.
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Produced by Locus
Performed by Locus
Written by M. Clair/B. Munn
Published by Reinforced Music/Somatik Music/Westbury Music
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It's the third element
6 October 2005 | by (Hamburg, Germany) – See all my reviews

The Gathering has 2 elements that are familiar to us: first, the thriller element of someone who loses her memory after being hit in a car accident, and later tries to recover from amnesia, while the situation gets more and more dangerous because she doesn't know yet who she is. The second is the horror element of something ancient and evil that is unearthed after many centuries, but still alive. What makes "The Gathering" particularly interesting, however, is the third ingredient: the people who gather are not those who want to do something - they are those who wish not to do anything. The watchers of terrible events, willing audience for any murderer. This idea is put to great use here, and since everything else, from the actors to the countryside location, works fine, I don't see any reason not to enjoy this picture.


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