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Messengers (2004)

Unrated | | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi | 27 June 2004 (USA)
The death of her estranged father forces a Manhattan doctor back to her small-town roots, where she uncovers a dark secret.

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Dr. Sarah Chapel returns to the small town of Brighton Mills when her father Dr. Robert Chapel unexpectedly dies. His clients and friends miss him, and Sarah discloses that all of them have perfect health; they hear voices when they are sleeping; and they are addicted to the stimulant Tributol. Her further investigation discloses a dark secret about the haunting voices. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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The Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope, where the film's climax takes place, is the largest fully steerable single aperture antenna in the world. See more »

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Sarah tells Nan that she found the newspaper clipping in her father's study. The clipping, however, was actually discovered in a different room of the house. See more »

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David Richards: Imagine that. The world is about to end and the only thing that matters is love.
Sarah Chapel: How human.
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References Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) See more »

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Born To Lose
Written and Performed by Stephen Edwards
Published by Engine Co. 35 & Source In Sync Music (ASCAP)
Courtesy of 5 Alarm Music
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10 March 2007 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Dr. Sarah Chapel (Michele Hicks) returns to the small town of Brighton Mills when her father Dr. Robert Chapel (Richard Bekins) unexpectedly dies. His clients and friends miss him, and Sarah discloses that all of them have perfect health; they hear voices when they are sleeping; and they are addicted in the stimulant Tributal. Her further investigation discloses a dark secret about the haunting voices.

"Messengers" is a weird and original movie, with an intriguing plot awfully resolved. Michele Hicks has a good performance in the role of a skeptical and logical doctor trying to disclose the mystery of the locals that never get sick or die and hear scary voices. Unfortunately the disappointing resolution is not convincing and spoils a promising sci-fi movie. My vote is six.

Title (Brazil): "Mensageiros do Mal" ("Messengers of Evil")


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