Dark Mirror (2007)

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A photographer moves her family into a strange old house, where she discovers an alternate reality reflected in the glass... A dark reality that is closing in on her.


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Credited cast:
Deborah Martin
Jim Martin
Joshua Pelegrin ...
Ian Martin
Detective Williams
Detective Vasquez
Frat Boy
Real Estate Agent
Professional Woman
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Valerie Cavazos ...
TV Reporter
Rupert Wells (as Marcus De Anda)


The housewife and aspirant photographer Deborah Martin is strangely attracted to a house and convinces her husband Jim to buy it. They move from Seattle with their son Ian and Deborah takes a photo of a mirror in the bathroom. She soon discovers that her neighbor is snooping on her family and a stranger is stalking her. She researches the house history and finds that it belonged to a painter who might have killed his wife. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Behind the reflection is what you fear most


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27 July 2007 (USA)  »

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Shut In  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)

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After Deborah takes a picture directly into the bathroom mirror, then falls backwards into the tub, she looks at the resulting shot and it shows her in mid-fall with the camera clearly pointed at the ceiling. Even if the mirror has magical or mystic powers, the digital camera would have reproduced the image presented to the lens, not the point of view of the mirror. See more »


[first lines]
Jim Martin: You promised to give this one a chance.
Deborah Martin: I'm not promising you nothing.
Jim Martin: Come on Deb. fourteen houses so far, this cannot last forever.
Deborah Martin: I just know what I like. Just because you don't mind living in a piece of shit...
Ian Martin: I don't want to live in a piece of shit.
Deborah Martin: Well, thanks to mommy you won't have to.
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Unbelievably dreadful ...
9 January 2011 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This disaster of a movie has nothing to recommend. While the actors try hard enough there is little they can do with such a nonsensical script. The plot – what plot? After looking at 14 other houses the female lead is attracted to this one which seems to give her an orgasm just looking around it. From there it's all downhill. For anyone with an IQ of seven or less this will probably be an attractive thing to watch, else wise it is a turkey.

The direction is poor, the photography is appalling and thumps and gurgles that are substituted for 'music' really turn this shocker into an ordeal to sit through, torture at the top end of the scale. Miss this if you can ...

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