Psychologist Margaret Matheson and her assistant study paranormal activity, which leads them to investigate a world-renowned psychic who has resurfaced years after his toughest critic mysteriously passed away.
Robert De Niro,
The 8-year-old Adam is killed in a traffic accident. His grieving parents agree to recreate him through experimental and illegal cloning, conducted by an ingenious but pushy geneticist. After eight happy years, a scary door opens between Adam II and someone from the past. Written by
The operating room sequences were filmed inside the empty swimming pool of the institute complex. See more »
Right after the son is killed, there is a close up shot of the family answering machine. This model of Panasonic answering machine does not have a protruding round red LED to signal new messages. It has a rectangular LED that is flush to the body of the machine. See more »
[after the fight in the church]
[in his car slapping the horn all shaken up]
Why? Why? Why, didn't he listen?
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Make It Bounce
Written by Ali Dee and Vincent Alfieri
Performed by Cham Pain
Published by Canvas One Music (BMI)
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Reasonable Horror Movie With Unsatisfactory Conclusion
The teacher Pauld Duncan (Greg Kinnear), the photographer Jessie Duncan (Rebecca Romijn-Stamos) and their eight years old son Adam Duncan (Cameron Bright) composes a simple but very happy medium class family. On the day after his eighth birthday, Adam is hit and killed by a car, shaking the stability of the Duncan's family. Some days later, a mysterious doctor Richard Wells (Robert De Niro) approaches to the couple and proposes to make a clone of their deceased son. A new Adam is born, but after his eighth birthday, the boy has horrible nightmares and a weird behavior at school. The reproduction process hides a deep secret, which affects the life of the Duncans. "Godsend" was a great deception for me, since I expected much more from this film. The first three quarters have some flaws, but is scary and hooks the attention of the viewer. However, the conclusion of the story is horrible! I believe that even the director Nick Hamm was not satisfied with the end of the movie, since the American DVD presents four (4) alternative endings, which one of them worse than the original commercial and moralist one. My vote is six.
Title (Brazil): "O Enviado" ("The Envoy")
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