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The Marsh (2006)

A young beautiful but stressed out children's writer seeks out a holiday in the country but becomes the lead character in a supernatural mystery she must solve to save her life

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The successful children's writer Claire Holloway is troubled by scary nightmares and is under psychological treatment. While working out watching television, she sees the landscape of the Rose Marsh Farm in the Westmoreland County, and she notes that the farmhouse is linked to her nightmares. She decides to spend her vacation in the farm, which is located nearby a swamp, and she is haunted by the ghosts of a little girl and a teenage boy inside the house. She is befriended by the local publisher and historian Noah Pitney but after a sequence of disturbing visions, she decides to contact the paranormal consultant Geoffry Hunt. Together, they investigate the mystery and disclose a tragedy that happened in the farm about twenty years ago. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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You can bury the past... but sometimes the past won't stay buried.

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Rated R for violence, disturbing images and some language | See all certifications »

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1 March 2007 (Russia)  »

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$9,000,000 (estimated)
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The "marsh" is actually a corn field. Corn cannot grow in a marsh. See more »

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Claire Holloway: So you're a paranormal consultant who doesn't believe in ghosts?
Claire HollowayGeoffry Hunt: I believe in people. I mean, people are water and energy. If water can transform from ice into steam, into mist and energy transforms them, why can't people?
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Lost In Time
Written by Tim Branom
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brutally slow film
22 November 2006 | by See all my reviews

I saw this at the NY horror film festival and debated walking out many times. Its real slow. Its one of those movies that relies on scary sound effects to over-compensate for the fact that little is happening in the scenes. Gabrielle anwar and Forrest whitecker are good actors who are wasted in this boring and lifeless film. There are a few good special effects sequences, but even those scenes lack creepiness. The movie tries to build up suspense but doesn't really give us anything to be afraid of. quite frankly, it just lacks good scary content.

Its production values are very good, but that just makes me angrier that the film isn't better. I saw other films at the festival (particularly "Fingerprints" and "Last Rites of the Dead") that were made for much less money and yet were a thousand times better.


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