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Películas para no dormir: La habitación del niño (2006)

Not Rated | | Horror, Mystery, Thriller | TV Movie 12 January 2007
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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Juan
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Sonia
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Domingo
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María
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Fernández
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Mujer de Domingo
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Marcos
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Teresa
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Anciana 2
Manuel Tallafé ...
García
Cesáreo Estébanez ...
Martí
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Enfermera
Enrique Martínez ...
Eslavo
Penélope Velasco ...
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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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Successful Spanish chiller with oodles of atmosphere
30 May 2008 | by (England) – See all my reviews

"The Baby's Room", to use the episode's English translation, is a chilling tale of supernatural terror set in a creepy old house. Using modern day appliances to enhance the fear level, director Álex de la Iglesia really delivers the goods.

Unpredictable, spell-binding and more than a tad frightening, this is great television.

Javier Gutiérrez is top-notch as the man-on-the-edge, Juan, whose encounters with the "other side" are memorable and hair-standingly unsettling.

Recommended for fans of the macabre, "The Baby's Room" scores 7 out of 10.


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