On a secluded family farm, a mother suffers a psychotic break due to postpartum depression, forcing the eldest son to protect his siblings from the mother they have always known and loved.

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Mom
Aiden Kersh ...
Baby Nathan
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Sean Johnson ...
Holden Thomas Maynard ...
Sammy (as Holden Maynard)
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Dad
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Lester (as Gene Whitham)
Tanner Ethan Todd ...
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Kid's Father
Kenny Banes ...
Warehouse Foreman
Tom Fendley ...
Police Officer (as Thom Fendley)
Alan Nesbit ...
Psychologist
Noelle Monteleone ...
Resident Intern
Jeffrey Hill ...
Resident Intern
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With her husband gone and the stress of family life rising, Mom suffers a psychotic break due to postpartum depression that compels her to exterminate her children: ages 10,7,4, and 3 months. Now hope for the family's survival rests on the shoulder of Jimmy, the eldest son and surrogate man of the house. Using his wits and intricate knowledge of the farm, Jimmy must try to protect his siblings while fending off the woman he has always known and loved as his mother. Thus, it comes down to the most epic of battles, Mother vs. Son, in the most horrific of scenarios. Written by Anonymous

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On a secluded family farm, a mother suffers a psychotic break due to postpartum depression, forcing the eldest son to protects his siblings from the mother they have always loved.

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5 August 2008 (USA)  »

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[first lines]
Jimmy: Fire!
[shoots his slingshot at a junk car]
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References The Shining (1980) See more »

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Baby Blues Song
Written and Performed by Skyrider
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Very creepy horror movie...
1 October 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I First saw Cradle Will Fall a couple of weeks ago and i found it to be quite a disturbing but very good film. The mother suffers a psychotic breakdown due to postpartum depression and the stress of family life which makes her want to kill her children 10,7,4, and 3 months. Her husband has gone away. Now Jimmy,the eldest son has to help the family survive. Jimmy must try to protect his brothers and sister. He has to fight off his mother to stop her from hurting the rest of the children. I thought this was a very strong film at times with some disturbing seances which could scare viewers. Apart from this i thought it was a very good horror movie.


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