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While the Children Sleep (2007)

A family hires a live-in baby sitter who hatches a plan to harm the mother.

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Prosperous California couple Carter and Meghan find the perfect live-in nanny when they hire Abby Reed. But no sooner does she arrive than she begins to arouse suspicion in friends and neighbors who, one by one, start dying. By the time Meghan looks deeper into the past, it's too late. Abby's work has already begun. Written by Anonymous

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This film is also titled "The Sitter". See more »

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After Meghan falls down the stairs, Abby yanks the end of the trip-wire off its metal screw-eye, but the eye remains in place, still fastened into the wall. Yet nobody notices it afterward, and then later when Meghan looks in the pocket of Abby's jeans and finds the rolled-up wire, the screw-eye is again attached to it. See more »

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Creepy
6 January 2009 | by (Mexico) – See all my reviews

If you have plenty of time to waste ... it's OK. It moves at a good pace but to pull this movie off it would need to be a little longer with a little more background on the sitter.

The acting is OK. Mariana Klaveno as the sitter does the best job and is the most believable.

William R. Moses played a pretty good part as the husband.

Gail O'Grady, as the wife, had a weak part and the reasons for her going back to work were not developed.

The ending is sort of silly. Like most of these sitter movies ... there are parts that are interesting ... but overall it leaves you wondering why you spent the time.


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