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Deadroom (2005)

| Drama | March 2005 (USA)
Deadroom centers around four encounters, each confined to a single room. A man helps a young woman remember her past. A husband and wife confront each other about their infidelities. A ... See full summary »
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Deadroom centers around four encounters, each confined to a single room. A man helps a young woman remember her past. A husband and wife confront each other about their infidelities. A journalist interviews a famous author about the mysteries hidden in his novel. A secretary visits her former employer to tell him how much she's always loved him. Each of these conversations could happen any day, every day -- except that the young woman has been raped and murdered, the husband has died in a terrible automobile accident, the employer has perished in afire, and the novelist has passed away from old age. The four intertwined stories weave a tale that is shocking, humorous, tragic and uplifting. In Deadroom, secrets are shared, truths are revealed, and each of the eight characters comes to an understanding they could not have gained without the touch of death. Written by David Lowery

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Good concept, flawed film
19 November 2005 | by See all my reviews

I saw Deadroom at the South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin, TX. We were all really excited to see this movie based up on the film description; however we were left disappointed by the actual film.

I liked the concept of the film in general, and am not adverse the artistry that they attempted to put in the film. However several things prevented me from enjoying the movie. Out of the story lines, only one of them I really found interesting. While some of the other plot lines were partially interesting, any interest was ruined by the lack of quality in the film.

I understand the problems associated with trying to make an independent film on low budget, but several shots were out of focus, which I found inexcusable. The biggest problem however was horrific acting. There was one, maybe two good actors in the film. Half way through the film I would have liked to go up and act myself to improve the film.

Batman and Robin is still by far a worse film, but this film was a real disappointment to me.


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