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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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Claire Holloway
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Noah Pitney (as Justin Louis)
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Geoffrey Hunt
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Philip Manville
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Little Claire / Rose
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Brendan Manville
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Mercy
Kenner Ames ...
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Teen Pitney
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Dr. Wells
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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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Goofs

As Noah is installing the door and conversing with Claire, her hair goes from resting behind her shoulder to in front to behind again between shots. See more »

Quotes

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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References The Shining (1980) See more »

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Lost In Time
Written by Tim Branom
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Okayish
16 July 2007 | by (Johannesburg, South Africa) – See all my reviews

"The Marsh" works as a typical, haunted house story. There are those that have criticised it, but really, what did you expect? Starring Gabrielle Anwar. WHO? Oh, that pretty french girl who was in that submarine movie. Right. It's a B-movie, people! So don't expect too much and you may be pleasantly surprised. Forest Whitaker, pre-King of Scotland, provides a shot of star value and basically holds the movie together. The special effects are good and the best thing about "The Marsh" is that's so pretty! The house is pretty, the female lead is pretty, hell, even the ghost is pretty! Its like a Normal Rockwell painting that's been messed with. Quite cool, just check your brain at the door and you'll be fine. :)


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