A Thriller set in 1932 about two nurses trapped in a country mansion with their invalid patient whilst a killer is on the loose. A series of unexplainable events start to occur and the nurses begin to wonder if they are no longer alone.

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Credited cast:
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Louise Williams
Rosella Hart ...
Martha Davis
Kevin Keys ...
David Andrews
Sylvia Rands ...
Mrs. Jacobs
Gerald Bryan ...
Mr. Jacobs
Alex Galvin ...
Dr. Thomsen
Richard Nichol ...
Edward Leigh
Mike Bodnar ...
Radio Announcer
Arkwright ...
Napolean (The Cat)
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Carla Feakin ...
Nurse Wilkins
Kate Lineham ...
Nurse Jamieson
Denise Menara ...
Nurse Morris
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A Thriller set in 1932 about two nurses trapped in a country mansion with their invalid patient whilst a killer is on the loose. A series of unexplainable events start to occur and the nurses begin to wonder if they are no longer alone.

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When You Lock Out, You Lock In

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12 January 2010 (USA)  »

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NZD 35,000 (estimated)
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Although set in one house, 8 different locations were used to create one fictional home. See more »

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Very enjoyable film
22 July 2007 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

This was a really enjoyable psychological thriller. A nice homage to to those great suspense films of the 1930s and 1940s.

The film has a very deliberate pace and setup, which I can see wouldn't be to everyone's taste. This isn't a film for people with short attention spans. However, I found it really gripping from beginning to end.

Even though the film starts quietly, there is a real sense of dread right from the opening. There's never any doubt that bad things are going to start happening. It's just a case of when.

The middle section is all about scares, and there's plenty of them. The girls around me had their heads in their hands more often than not...

The ending was a real surprise. Perhaps not entirely believable, but I certainly didn't see it coming. And judging by the screams around me, neither did many others.

The acting, particularly by the two nurses, Tania Nolan and Rosella Hart, was excellent. They have by far the majority of screen time together and really play off each other well.

This was a really enjoyable film. It's clear that a great deal of care, craft and talent went into it, and it's a welcome addition to New Zealand's film titles.


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