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The Secret (2007)

Si j'étais toi (original title)
A wife and mother passes away, and spirit returns in her daughter's body.

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Hannah Marris
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Ethan
Jane Wheeler ...
Maggie Adams
Millie Tresierra ...
Lindsay Porter
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Ian
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Amelia
Nicole Braber ...
Female Patient
Trent Pardy ...
Ski Shop Salesman
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ICU Dcctor
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Psychiatrist (as Babz Chula)
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Elizabeth - Hannah's Mother
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Doug Sullivan
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Husband, wife, and daughter have moved from Boston to Williamstown. At 16, Samantha treats her mother shabbily, but when the two of them are in a horrific car crash, the mother wills Sam to live, somehow losing her own life while her spirit enters Sam. Can she convince husband Ben that she's his wife inside his daughter's body, what if he believes her, and can she live Samantha's life (discovering all her daughter's secrets) while she figures out what to do? What's Ben's part in this secret life? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Sometimes a gift can be a curse

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Rated R for language including sexual references, and drug and alcohol use involving teens | See all certifications »

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10 October 2007 (France)  »

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Trivia

David Duchovny and Lily Taylor worked together in one episode of the 5th season of The X Files See more »

Quotes

Samantha Marris: You've got a 36 year old wife in the perfect body of a 16 year old. I'm every man's wet dream.
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References The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) See more »

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Mother And Daughter..Are one
25 September 2011 | by (Howell, MI USA) – See all my reviews

This film had a decent cast, but some of them didn't seem to fit their parts. Now David Duchovny did a pretty good job. He seemed normal and the parts when he was losing it, he was very believable. Lili Taylor did a good job, but I wish she was in it more. Olivia Thirlby plays the daughter of Duchovny and Taylor. The mom's soul goes into the daughter, so through most of the movie, Thirlby had to pretend to act like Taylor. At parts it seemed like she was, but other parts not so much. I did on the other hand like the story a lot. The ending was a little off for me, but it wasn't terrible. The movie really didn't have a scare factor. The film sets itself up to be scary, but it is not. It is mentally creepy though. If you pay attention to the characters, you will see what I am talking about. So overall, it was decent, but not the best of its genre.


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