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Films to Keep You Awake: The Baby's Room (2006)
"Películas para no dormir: La habitación del niño" (original title)

TV Movie  |  Not Rated  |   |  Horror, Mystery, Thriller  |  12 January 2007 (Spain)
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In Spain, the sports journalist Juan has a perfect life with his wife Sonia: they have just had a baby and moved to an old house that needs to be repaired in a fancy neighborhood. When ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Javier Gutiérrez ...
Juan
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Sonia
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Domingo
María Asquerino ...
María
Antonio Dechent ...
Fernández
Terele Pávez ...
Mujer de Domingo
Ramón Barea ...
Marcos
Eulàlia Ramon ...
Teresa
Asunción Balaguer ...
Anciana 2
Manuel Tallafé ...
García
Cesáreo Estébanez ...
Martí
Gracia Olayo ...
Enfermera
Enrique Martínez ...
Eslavo
Penélope Velasco ...
Dependienta
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Operario (as Antonio de Latorre)
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In Spain, the sports journalist Juan has a perfect life with his wife Sonia: they have just had a baby and moved to an old house that needs to be repaired in a fancy neighborhood. When Juan's sister and her husband visit the couple, they give them an electronic nanny to monitor the baby's room. During the night, Juan and Sonia hear voices in the room but they do not find anybody. On the next day, Juan hires an alarm system for the house and a monitor to observe the baby's room. When Juan sees a man in the room, he gets a knife to protect his son. However, Sonia believes her husband is insane and moves to her mother's house. Juan investigates the happening with the former journalist Domingo, who explains him the paradoxical experiment Schrodinger's Cat and the existence of parallel worlds. Further, he advises the obsessed Juan to leave the house otherwise could be trapped in another world. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Domingo: In a crate sits a cat and a particle that kills the cat, with a possibility of 50%, within an hour. As long as the crate is closed, how could you know if the cat is dead or alive?
Juan: I don't know.
Domingo: Nobody knows. Actually the cat is dead and alive at the same time. The person that opens the crate decides which option becomes reality.
Juan: I don't understand...
Domingo: No human understands. Those are only speculations. But the quantum physics brought men to the moon. That is reality. Like you and me, or this ...
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14 January 2007 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

This movie is the first one of a series of movies made for television which are supposed to revive the spirit of the TV - show "Historias Para No Dormir". The show was very successful at the time, each episode would be a scary or disturbing story with a twist at the end. I've watched very few of these episodes as well... i am young, i wasn't even born when the show was on. The few episodes i watched had in common that there was a basic story-line which was respected all way through, except the ending, which was twisted in some way and effectively left you sleepless (As the title would say). This movie brings back the spirit and man... it feels good.

The story is very simple. Couple moves in to this house with their new born baby. At night time they hear voices through the baby-speaker, and realize that there is someone else in the baby's room. Alex De La Iglesia is an amazing director (La Comunidad, Ferpect Crime or The Day Of The Beast have confirmed this) and in here we see how with all his experience he is capable of making a typical and simple story into an entertaining and almost scary story. The final scene is very effective thanks to, Leonor Watling. I am in love with this actress not only is she beautiful but in every role she is in, she just owns it and the film, I would watch anything just for her. She delivers an interesting performance and manages to add credibility to a very intense role. Javer Guiterrez also delivers a coherent performance and manages to convey the idea of madness and confusion. Those of you are thinking that the ending made no sense, or that there is lots of things which remain unexplained... well that is the point, this is a horror flick, its only pretension is to make you tense and make you nervous all way through. As in "Historias Para No Dormir" De La Iglesia manages this , with a great story and ending, and with the great Leonor Watling.

Best Bit: L. Watling and kick - ass ending. Worst Bit: The whole thing with that old lady seemed a little too cliché and unnecessary for the story.


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