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Sixteen-year-old ALICE PALMER drowns while swimming in the local dam. When her body is recovered and a verdict of accidental death returned, her grieving family buries her. The family then experiences a series of strange and inexplicable events centered in and around their home. Profoundly unsettled, the Palmers seek the help of psychic and parapsychologist, RAY KEMENY. Ray discovers that Alice led a secret, double life. A series of clues lead the family to Lake Mungo where Alice's secret past emerges. Lake Mungo is a mystery, a thriller and a ghost story. Written by Georgie Nevile

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If you've never seen a ghost... Look closer.


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Rated R for a scene of sexuality, and brief gruesome images | See all certifications »

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29 January 2010 (USA)  »

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AUD 1,400,000 (estimated)
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A promotional poster for The Beatles' album "Love" is on the wall in the background of a photo of Alice (59 minutes and 30 seconds). "Love" was released in November of 2006. Alice died in December of 2005. See more »

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Kim Whittle: Alice kept secrets.She kept the fact that she kept secrets a secret.
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A movie that actually scared me
7 May 2010 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

Well the movie itself has some flaws. It has some parts that is really unnecessary. But the allover story is really interesting.

It is one of the slowest horror/mystery movies I've seen, but i think that it benefits from it. The scares are mostly...not really scares, but they will get you goosebumps for sure. But you really have to stay the entire movie to get the entire thing. The end is what made it for me. People are comparing it to paranormal activity, and I get that, but the matter a fact is that these two movies are not very similar, the only thing really is that they use some home movie style footage.

Anyway, its a good movie if you like slow movies, and good scares. But its no movie theater material.


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