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Half Light (2006)

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Rachel Carlson, a successful novelist moves to a small Scottish village to move on with her life after the death of her son. Strange things start to happen when she is haunted by ghosts and real life terror.

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Reverend James McMahon (as Michael Wilson)
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Kate McCulloch (as Nichola B)
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Storyline

After the tragic drowning of her 5 year old son, best selling thriller novelist Rachel Carlson moves to a remote cottage on the Scottish coast. But Rachel's demons have followed her as loneliness and paranoia leave her not knowing what's real and what's imagination in the fight to save her life. Written by Ashli

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Rated R for some images of violence | See all certifications »

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17 January 2006 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$232,566 (Mexico) (28 July 2006)

Gross:

$610,792 (Mexico) (4 August 2006)
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Trivia

Sets built for the movie on Llanddywn Island, Anglesey were almost destroyed after the first week of filming was plagued by gale force winds and rain in September 2004. Not much luck at other locations where the bad weather followed at Llanbadrig, Anglesey and Porth Dinllaen. See more »

Goofs

In all phone calls Rachel makes, the ringing sound of all the calls is a foreign long ring in equidistant intervals. This is used in many parts of the world and the particular 'note' of the sound is mainly an American tone. British phone ring-tones are sequences of two tone/pulses and therefore completely different. All the people Rachel calls are in Britain. See more »

Quotes

Rachel Carlson: Why is it everyone paints their boats the exact same color as their houses?
Angus McCulloch: Well, that's actually a tradition here. The wife needs to be able to look out on the water and know her husband's okay.
Rachel Carlson: That's very romantic.
Angus McCulloch: And we also get a tax-break on the paint, which is also very romantic.
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Features Dead of Night (1945) See more »

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Happy Birthday To You
Written by Patty S. Hill and Mildred J. Hill
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Eerie Little Thriller
18 November 2005 | by (Tenerife) – See all my reviews

This movie is good, well acted, well scripted, well directed, and above all, it will keep you guessing to the end, I do not know enough about "The Technical Side" of movie making to comment, all i know is, if i see a film i like, or for that matter dislike, then i will make a comment on it, after all its only entertainment. Too many times you read about the, ins and outs of film making, and all the back stage stuff, when really all you want to know is, will i enjoy this film, and the answer to Half Light is yes, no swearing, very little sex content,just a nice put together thriller, enough twists and turns to keep the momentum going. i am trying to find something to moan about in this movie, and to be quite honest there is nothing, Demi Moore is very good in the lead role, and the mainly British cast is excellent Go see it, judge for yourself, i do not think you will be disappointed.


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