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The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer (2003)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Horror | Mystery  -  12 May 2003 (USA)
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Set at the turn of the century, this is the tale of Ellen Rimbauer who just received this mysterious mansion as a wedding gift from her new husband. Her husband is a Seattle oil tycoon who ... See full summary »

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Set at the turn of the century, this is the tale of Ellen Rimbauer who just received this mysterious mansion as a wedding gift from her new husband. Her husband is a Seattle oil tycoon who has a dark past which Ellen eventually finds out about. She becomes fearful of her husband when she learns of some disappearances of people that were close to him. Also there are some unexplained happenings at the Rose Red Mansion that might have a connection to these people who have disappeared. Now Ellen is worried she might be next. Written by mts77

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Last year Stephen King and Craig Baxley dared you to stay at Rose Red. Now see how the terror began. See more »


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The first prequel to a work of 'Stephen King (I)' not written by the author. As a result he had to split the royalties. See more »

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Follows Rose Red (2002) See more »

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3 April 2004 | by (Mississippi,USA) – See all my reviews

I came across this film yesterday and wondered how good it would be. Being a prequel to the uneven "Rose Red" this film does create the story that was talked about in the miniseries. It does have the obvious budget constraints,but overall the film isn't too bad. It's good for what it is. The film has good atmosphere but not enough thrills to be quite compelling. There's just not enough here to really like or dislike. The acting is competent,and story is alright. I just needed more to enjoy. This is a TV film so I shouldn't take too much from it. I really wasn't quite satisfied. I think the main problem is the film doesn't reach more to ultimately grip the viewer. It's pretty straightforward and not very mysterious. If you have seen "Rose Red" I say skip it. **/*****


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