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
The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer is the prequel to Stephen King's Rose Red. This film gives the back story of what happened before there was a house, while it was being built and all the additions that it erected. The film sheds more light on what kind of a person that John Rimbauer really was and the trials and tribulations that Ellen and her faithful maid Sukeena had to deal with. People who want to watch this film should first watch Stephen King's Rose Red and if they like it, continue on with the book this movie is based on. The book was written by Ridley Pearson and helps explain things that might be unclear if you haven't read the book. After reading the book watch this. I think that it's quite good, of course some things are different from the book and movie, but mostly for time constraints. All in all it's a good film if you're interested in the history of Rose Red, though it shouldn't be viewed by those under 15 in my opinion. Hope that you enjoy it.
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