A young man is plunged into a life of subterfuge, deceit and mistaken identity in pursuit of a femme fatale whose heart is never quite within his grasp. Remake of François Truffaut's 1969 film 'Mississippi Mermaid'
A grief-stricken mother takes on the LAPD to her own detriment when it stubbornly tries to pass off an obvious impostor as her missing child, while also refusing to give up hope that she will find him one day.
After a plane crash, a young therapist, Claire, is assigned by her mentor to counsel the flight's five survivors. When they share their recollections of the incident -- which some say include an explosion that the airline claims never happened -- Claire is intrigued by Eric, the most secretive of the passengers. Just as Claire's professional relationship with Eric -- despite her better judgment -- blossoms into a romance, the survivors begin to disappear mysteriously, one by one. Claire suspects that Eric may hold all the answers and becomes determined to uncover the truth, no matter the consequences. Written by
The license plates used in the film feature the slogan "Beautiful Evergreen State", a combination of the license plate slogan of British Columbia ("Beautiful British Columbia", where the movie was filmed), and the state nickname of Washington State (The Evergreen State). See more »
When Claire jumps from the boat to save Eric, she's wearing her PFD [orange life vest]. When seen in the water with Eric, she's clearly not wearing it. See more »
[talking on her phone in bed]
Hello. Hello... Oh, hi. Hi... No, wide-awake. What's up?
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"The Cuckoo Waltz"
Music by Johann Emanuel Jonasson
Played by the player piano See more »
I should have followed my gut and bailed out early
I really regret the time I spent watching this movie.
I'm actually a very forgiving viewer, willing to accept a movie on its own terms; and I like Ann Hathaway and David Morse a lot, other things being equal. They weren't equal. From the very start, Hathaway's character is acting so unprofessionally and incompetently, and her lines are so poorly (insultingly!) written, that I wondered if it all covered some worthwhile payoff.
It did not.
The pacing was so slow, the male lead was such an insultingly obnoxious, unattractive personality, my gut kept saying "Bail! Bail out!" Yet the cognitive dissonance effect took hold. I'd already invested so much time, I wanted to see it through.
Whew. Should have gone with the gut.
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