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Danika (2006)

The story follows Danika, a woman whose fears for her children are manifested in premonitions of death and disaster. Bierko plays Tomei's husband, while Hall is her psychiatrist and confidant.

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Storyline

Danika is a thirty-five year old overprotective mother with a beautiful family composed of her successful husband Randy, two sons - the teenager Kurt and the little Brian, and one teenager daughter - Lauren. Danika is disturbed and near a breakdown, having dark and terrifying nightmares and daydreams; distracted in her work and consequently committing mistakes; and under psychiatric treatment with Dr. Evelyn. Her problems originated when her husband cheated on her with the nanny of their children, breaking her confidence in him. The lack of attention caused by her disturbed mind leads her family into tragedy. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for violence, language, some sexual content and a scene of drug use | See all certifications »

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10 June 2006 (USA)  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Craig Bierko joined the cast the day before shooting began, replacing the original actor cast as Randy. See more »

Goofs

In the TV version you can see the microphones overhead throughout the entire movie. The first incidence is when Danika's boss comes to her desk and asks to meet with her. It can also be seen when Danika is meeting with her psychiatrist, and when her husband has a family meeting with the children. See more »

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References Blue Streak (1999) See more »

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Written & Performed by Greg Laswell
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story told very well
31 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Danika is about a young mother whose hallucinations and reality mix together in a strange story of a life gone wrong. A great family and nice life slowly deteriorates as experiences get stranger and stranger. The perfect life starts digressing with each flask of knowledge until the audience is left with nothing. In the end, everything comes together in a powerful tale of woe. Close to the end of the end of the film you are almost guessing what actually happened, but it does surprise. Tomei does a wonderful job and it is a wonder that she is not in more mainstream films. The rest of the cast does a nice job during the film. Technically a class A- film with few continuity errors and a typical story told in a very atypical way.


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