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Dorothy Mills (2008)

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



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dorothy Mills
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


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

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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 »

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Release Date:

6 August 2008 (France)  »

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Dorothy  »

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$500,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Jenn Murray's first feature film. See more »


During the car chase scene, there is clearly only one person in the second car, yet we see four people emerging from it at the end. See more »


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.
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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
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Tired and Trite Story only partially saved by Carice van Houten
2 May 2009 | by See all my reviews

There are two reasons to rent this DVD: Carice van Houten who is becoming one of the finest actresses on the screen today and the scenery of Ireland. Otherwise this tedious and silly 'thriller' is a tired unimaginative rehash of all of the previous movies about multiple personality disorders such as The Three Faces of Eve, Sybil, etc that are so superior to this story written by Juliette Sales and writer/director Agnès Merlet.

Apparently hoping to make a silk purse out of a sow's ear, director Merlet places her story on an Island off Ireland populated with a sick group of folks who protect the strange secrets of the title character Dorothy Mills (Jenn Murray). Needing to explore her own demons, a Dublin psychiatrist Dr Jane Van Dopp (van Houten) gains the assignment to explore the strange case of Mills and her history. In a series of flashbacks and inane reenactments of incidents, the truths behind the island's strange inhabitants, Dorothy Mills, and Dr Jane Van Doop come forward. The ending has a twist but not one that justifies the dull story that requires a large amount of patience on the part of the viewer. Pass on this one. Grady Harp

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