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The Secret (2007)
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A wife and mother passes away, and spirit returns in her daughter's body.

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Hannah Marris
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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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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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ignored for all the wrong reasons
14 December 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

We came upon this movie by accident at BlockBuster last night. We're both David Duchovny fans and movie buffs, but it was a surprise. Not a bad little movie. The subject matter I guess made it fall to the bottom of reviewers' and publicists' bins. Borders on father/daughter love. Since it's handled so discreetly, though, I'm not sure why it got dropped out of any press whatsoever.

Terry Gilliam in Tideland went much farther into forbidden territory. If he had made this movie, maybe the father would have had sex with his wife/daughter. That's another movie we discovered by accident: Terry Gilliam's Tideland. Not for squeamish prudes, but riveting for those with open minds.


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