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The Yellow Wallpaper (2012)

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After a devastating fire, Charlotte and John rent a countryside house and attempt to start life over, though Charlotte, upon seeing visions of her deceased daughter, retreats to the house's attic and pulls away from her husband and sister.

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Dr. John Weiland
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Charlotte Weiland
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Jennie Gilman
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Catherine Sayer
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Sarah Weiland at age 8
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Colleen Preston
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Travis Preston (as Joseph Williamson)
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David Kilbourne - Duellist
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Peter Ware
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Sage at Duel
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Mrs. Foucolt at Tea Party
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Mrs. Tremayne at Tea Party
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Mrs. Steele at Tea Party
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The Yellow Wallpaper (Motion Picture) is an "Origins Myth"... rather than a direct adaptation of the famous Charlotte Perkins Gilman story. Drawing from the original short story and a number of Gilmans' other gothic works (The Giant Wisteria, The Unwatched Door, etc.), The Yellow Wallpaper is an original narrative of events that unfold around the actual writing of "The Yellow Wallpaper" short story. After a devastating fire, Charlotte and John rent a countryside house and attempt to start life over, though Charlotte, upon seeing visions of her deceased daughter, retreats to the house's attic and pulls away from her husband and sister. Written by Max Visconti

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Writer/actor Aric Cushing spent one year compiling lost stories of Gilman's entitled 'The Yellow Wallpaper and Other Stories'. See more »

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Beautifully shot, a Days of Heaven type film
10 August 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this film in a private screening of 30 industry professionals. Producers came out and said, they understood if we didn't like it, no problem. I guess they have been laboring over the film for a couple years. Do not expect your typical horror film from this one. A few people looked a little stunned after the film. Since I had never read the story -- I guess it is required reading in high school and college

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deadbeat in high school... I went into the film unaware. It is a period film, which is pretty cool, and set before 1900 or something. . . I can say one thing about the film... I never guessed the ending. You actually have no idea was is going to happen in the end. This is a breath of fresh air, when it seems like everything nowadays is just a remake or some stupid idea that has never been fleshed out correctly. Because the story is famous, I am sure more people will hate it because it doesn't adhere to the story exactly. I don't know much about the original story, but what they did with the the film was pretty unique. it has a dream-like. I think this is what movies are supposed to capture. Good job Mr. director.


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