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Half Light (2006)

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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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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When the darkness falls the dead will rise. See more »


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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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$38,918 (South Africa) (26 May 2006)
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The song playing as Rachel arrives at Mary's party is the "Star of the County Down" See more »

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When Rachel see her son at the dock and he pulls her in the water. Between the shots of Thomas pulling her leg you see clearly see a grown man in a wig pulling her leg as well not showing his face. 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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Can you feel the chill, really spooky.
7 January 2006 | by (Slovakia) – See all my reviews

It was a really nice surprise for me, I didn't expect so good movie. What's it about? Rachel Carlson is a successful mystery novelist whose life falls apart when her 5-year-old son drowns at her country home. A year later, in an effort to heal her wounds and help her to start writing again, her best friend rents her a secluded cottage in a remote fishing village, where events unfold that rock the tranquil village and cause Rachel to fear for her sanity and her life. The main actress was Demi Moore, and I think she played her role excellent. To beginning, it was a little bit confusing because you don't know that is fake and what is real.

Euro..enjoy


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