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Plot Summary

  • The middle-class couple Linda Hanson and Jim Hanson live a wasted and routine relationship with their two daughters in their comfortable house in the suburbs. On a Thursday morning, the local sheriff visits Linda and tells her that her husband died in a car accident on the previous day. On the next morning, when Linda awakes, she finds Jim safe and sound at home. When she awakes on the next morning, she realizes that her days are out of order, but her family and friends believe she is insane.

    - Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Thursday. Her two daughters at school, suburban housewife Linda Hanson answers the door: it's the sheriff, informing her that her husband Jim died the previous day in a car accident. She picks up her children and tells them, her mother comes, and Linda makes it through the day. When she awakens on day 2, it's not Friday, it's the previous Monday. Jim is in the kitchen having breakfast. Linda thinks Thursday has been a nightmare, but the next morning when she wakes, it's Saturday after his death. And so forth for seven days - Linda goes between before and after. She pieces things together, realizing her marriage was failing. Can she save it? And can she save Jim? Wednesday approaches.

    - Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>
  • Married Jim and Linda Hanson and their two adolescent daughters Bridgette and Megan Hanson are a loving family. Immediately after Linda picks up a cryptic and incomplete telephone message from Jim, she receives a visit from a sheriff who informs her that Jim was killed in a car accident the previous day while on a business trip. Devastated, Linda calls her mother Joanne for support, she who stays with Linda and the girls for the night. When Linda awakens the next morning, she finds her mother gone with no evidence of her being there for the night, she, later that day, runs into the sheriff who seems to have no recollection of the two ever having met, and most importantly she finds that Jim is still alive and well with no signs of he being in a car accident. Linda also experiences things that day which are inexplicable to her. Not understanding what is happening, she turns to professional help of various sorts. The subsequent few days, Linda awakens some days to find Jim dead and some days to find Jim still alive. For whatever reason, Linda eventually comes to the understanding that she is living the week out of order, she having no recollection of things that have happened earlier in the week that she has yet to experience, but knowing things that have happened later in the week that she has already lived. That knowledge of the future she finds is a powerful tool in being able to change the events earlier in the week, and which may change the course not only of the car accident but of what she truly comes to realize was their disintegrating marriage as the last day of the week which she will live being the fateful day Jim is supposed to die.

    - Written by Huggo
  • Depressed housewife learns her husband was killed in a car accident the day previously, awakens the next morning to find him alive and well at home, and then awakens the next day after to a world in which he is still dead.

    - Written by Rich Wannen

Synopsis

Prologue. The film opens with a recollection of the day when Jim Hanson (Julian McMahon) and his wife Linda (Sandra Bullock) acquired their home. Sepia colors and their 1965 Ford Mustang set the tone and the time...

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