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Messages (2007)

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In England, the American pathologist Dr. Richard Murray still grieves the death of his wife Carol eight months ago in a car crash. He is drinking too much whiskey due to his guilty complex ... See full summary »

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Father Randall
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DCI Collins
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Dr. Robert Golding
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Carol
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Denise
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Julie French
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Nicole
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Upset Nurse
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Beautiful victim
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In England, the American pathologist Dr. Richard Murray still grieves the death of his wife Carol eight months ago in a car crash. He is drinking too much whiskey due to his guilty complex since he had a love affair with a woman when Carol left home, and he has frequent blackouts, forgetting what he has done in the previous drinking night. Meanwhile a serial-killer is attacking women in the location, and the experienced American cop DCI Collins and the psychologist Frances Beale are invited to help the local police in the investigations. When Dr. Murray receives messages from beyond, he meets his friend Father Randall seeking spiritual support and explanation. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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According to 'Wayne Kinsey' the scriptwriter the director heavily altered the script (source: Wayne Kinsey's book "Hammer Unsung Heroes".) See more »

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Worth seeing with the curtains drawn and a pal by your side!
21 June 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Makes a change to get a decent British Film with familiar faces that can maintain your interest throughout the whole movie. The thriller does well to keep you guessing and avoids an anti-climax ending that movies costing millions to produce fail on i.e. such as Lady in the Water! which was fine until the last scene.

The film gets right into the action from an early start so keeps you wanting more early on and it also helps to see some familiar faces on screen which helps getting into and accepting the characters. Some shocking scenes but not overdone. Nice to be able to get into a film without throw away scenes of nudity just to make it interesting - well done to the director for keeping the language clean and sticking to the plot!

For a budget film this was a great effort with limited resources and far better than most of the c--p that seems to be put out on the Sky channels these days.

Kim Thompson is a bit tasty too...


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