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The Legend of Lucy Keyes (2005)

An urban family leaves city life behind for the confines of rural New England. Little do they know that their new home once belonged to the Keyes family, a clan who experienced the tragic loss of their daughter some 250 years ago.

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Jeanne Cooley
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Guy Cooley
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Samantha Porter
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Jonas Dodd
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Lucy Cooley
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Molly Cooley
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Bud Travers
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Sheila Travers
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Gretchen Caswell
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Chief Kemper
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Gus Jasper
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Martha Keyes
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Lucy Keyes
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Guy Cooley moves to an old farm in Princeton with his wife Jeanne Cooley and their two daughters, Molly and Lucy, to build eight windmills to generate clean power to the city. He was hired by the local Samantha Porter, who owns with her relative Jonas Dodd the lands in the woods where the facility will be built. The Cooley family has a cold reception in town, and while voting for the approval of the project, the old woman Gretchen Caswell votes against the construction with many followers and mentions the historic importance of the spot and the name of Martha. Jeanne researches and discloses that two hundred and fifty years ago, a girl called Lucy Keyes got lost in the woods and in spite of the efforts of her mother Martha Keyes and the locals, she was never found. When the ghost of Martha comes to the fields around their property calling for Lucy, Jeanne realizes that the legend is true and that there are many hidden secrets in that location. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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250 years ago a child disappeared. Tonight, she returns.

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Rated R for some violent content and disturbing images | See all certifications »

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Won't even be a cult favorite
17 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film is the rock bottom of awful. If I heard one more character calling "Lucy" I was going to be sick. The plot line is thin as is the script. The actors did the best they could with a terrible script. It was so predictable. Scary? I'll say only one scene in the entire film got my attention for a split second. For shock value they threw in a quick eye blinking scene of dead, mutilated pigs. Same old, same old, a kid so stupid she wanders around in the middle of the night with a flashlight, doors that won't open no matter how long the guy on the outside says open the door. This film just wasted more than an hour of my time.


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