MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 325 this week

Dorothy Mills (2008)

R  |   |  Drama, Horror, Mystery  |  6 August 2008 (France)
6.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.1/10 from 4,018 users  
Reviews: 29 user | 36 critic

A psychiatrist is assigned to work on the case of a disturbed young girl.

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 42 titles
created 04 Aug 2011
 
a list of 35 titles
created 14 Aug 2011
 
a list of 26 titles
created 30 Dec 2012
 
a list of 36 titles
created 29 Oct 2013
 
a list of 30 titles
created 11 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Dorothy Mills" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Dorothy Mills (2008)

Dorothy Mills (2008) on IMDb 6.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Dorothy Mills.
4 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Dorothy (2014)
Short | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

A lone Prisoner desperately attempts to recreate Dorothy Gale's journey through Oz so that he, too, may click his heels and return home.

Director: David Ward
Stars: Sam Allen
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

After a death in the family turns his world upside down, an introverted young novelist struggles to maintain his relationship with his successful girlfriend.

Director: Willem van de Sande Bakhuyzen
Stars: Tijn Docter, Carice van Houten, Catherine ten Bruggencate
Zwarte zwanen (2005)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Two passionate people, Marleen and Vince, embark on a scorching love affair. They are sucked down by the fierceness of their feelings..

Director: Colette Bothof
Stars: Carice van Houten, Dragan Bakema, Mohammed Chaara
AmnesiA (2001)
Drama | Comedy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A photographer returns to his parental home because his mother is seriously ill. The confrontation with his past leads to panic in a surreal, stylised psychological drama.

Director: Martin Koolhoven
Stars: Fedja van Huêt, Carice van Houten, Theo Maassen
Bonkers (2005)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Bonnie, a nine-year-old single child, is part of a family of three living in the Netherlands. They have a love of elephants, passed on by Bonnie's grandfather's grandfather who worked on a ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Koolhoven
Stars: Jesse Rinsma, Tom van Kessel, Carice van Houten
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Brothers Martin and Simon, not yet teens, are incorrigible vandals; Martin runs away from reform school, Simon from foster homes, and they always find each other in a seacoast town of ... See full summary »

Director: Agnès Merlet
Stars: Ludovic Vandendaele, Eric Da Silva, Sandrine Blancke
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

In apartheid-torn South Africa, poet Ingrid Jonker struggles tragically in search of love and a sense of home.

Director: Paula van der Oest
Stars: Carice van Houten, Liam Cunningham, Rutger Hauer
Dorothy (2007)
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The Roadside Motel is Dorothy's whole world. It is both her haven and her prison, a whiskey-yellow fantasy where nothing changes and everything is familiar. Her job as a cleaner allows her ... See full summary »

Director: Jasmine Marie Adams
Stars: Daniel Gilett, Tilly Ozsdolay, Whitney Richards
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

After the passing of his wife, a man learns he is infirtile and their son cannot be his.

Director: Maarten Treurniet
Stars: Peter Paul Muller, Carice van Houten, Halina Reijn
Lepel (2005)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Years ago, Lepel's parents left an hot air balloon world tour. He stays with granny Koppenol, a mean bitch who constantly exploits him for domestic chores, in her buttons shop and even as ... See full summary »

Director: Willem van de Sande Bakhuyzen
Stars: Joep Truijen, Neeltje de Vree, Loes Luca
U & Eye (2011)
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Vito de Haas
Stars: Daniël Boissevain, Nasrdin Dchar, Sandra den Hamer
Gewoon Hans (TV Movie 2009)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Director: Diederik Ebbinge
Stars: Ko Aerts, Frits Broer, Renée Fokker
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
Colin Garrivan
...
Eileen McMahon
David Ganly ...
Aiden Kearsley
...
Pastor Ross
...
Joe Hanley ...
Paul Fallon
...
John McCarthy
...
Mary McMahon
Louise Lewis ...
Maureen Kearsley
...
Garage Owner
Marie Mullen ...
Garage Owner's wife
...
Duncan McClellan
...
Kurt
Edit

Storyline

Jane Morton, a psychiatrist from Dublin in deep mourning following the accidental death of her husband and son, is assigned to work on the case of Dorothy Mills, a teenaged girl in a small village who tried to strangle a baby. After miraculously surviving a car accident, Jane discovers a village darkened by strange events and meets a very nervous Dorothy, who swears she never touched the baby. After analyzing the teenager, Jane makes a diagnosis of multiple personality disorder until the day that Dorothy speaks with the voice of David, Jane's dead son. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Evil chose her.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, violent and disturbing content including a rape, teen drinking and brief nudity | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

6 August 2008 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Dorothy  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

|

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

The blood smeared on Jake's face changes between shots. See more »

Quotes

Jane Van Dopp: Do you have any idea why she was bullied by the other children?
Mrs. Mc Cllellan: Because they hated anyone or anything that was different. God help the child, she was always different.
See more »

Soundtracks

I want to destroy you
(Nathaniel Méchaly / Craig Walker)
Performed by Craig Walker
Guitar & Bass by Serge Bonavita
Produced by Antonio Gambale
(P) 2008 Fidélité
Publishing: NX Musique / Haute Fidélité
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Great movie if you don't expect a pea soup vomiting demon
17 July 2009 | by (Manchester UK) – See all my reviews

It bothers me when movies are mis-marketed. I understand why they do it but it's misleading and annoying. Many movies that don't quite fit a genre are shoehorned into one.

As was the case with 'The Hole', 'Dorothy Mills' is more of a psychological thriller marketed as pure horror. The quote on the cover, "A contemporary take on the Exorcist", the tag line 'Evil chose her" and the typical horror imagery would have one renting this with hopes of hiding behind a cushion from a pea soup vomiting demon. Probably achieves more rentals/purchases but it also inevitably disappoints many, but not in my case.

In reality this is not really about 'evil'. It's a chilling and intriguing tale that deals with the multiple personalities of a girl called Dorothy Mills and/or the dead speaking through her. Set in Ireland, Dublin based psychiatrist Jane Van Dopp travels to a small island where the troubled girl lives. Whilst working on the case she begins to suspect the multiple personalities are more than just figments of Dorothy's imagination.

It's not entirely original but a very interesting plot regardless. The strongest aspect of the movie is Dorothy's various characters: the transformations being startling! Furthermore,Jenn Murray, the actress who plays them, is absolutely brilliant and it's difficult to believe this is her first role.

I feel this movie is deserving of some decent exposure; I'm just not sure misleading marketing is the right way to go about it.


9 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Actress Jenn Murray's age? Adorno1
Stupid title translation in Poland jacp-1
Absolutely...... saucepot124
Worst camera work ... ever? takoui
others like this? jennielarsen
Making of + more footage teunpel
Discuss Dorothy Mills (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?