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

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Jane Van Dopp
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Colin Garrivan
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Eileen McMahon
David Ganly ...
Aiden Kearsley
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Pastor Ross
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Mrs. Mc Cllellan
Joe Hanley ...
Paul Fallon
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John McCarthy
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Mary McMahon
Louise Lewis ...
Maureen Kearsley
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Garage Owner
Marie Mullen ...
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Duncan McClellan
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Kurt
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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.


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

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$500,000 (estimated)
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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.
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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
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very, very Irish
5 July 2009 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

This film is carried on convincingly by Dutch actress Carice van Houten. She plays a psychiatrist who is sent to a remote island at the Atlantic coast of Ireland's province of Donegal.

There she has to work her way in with a very closed, off-handed local community to help a young girl in trouble. This community definitively looks Protestant, and behaves in a Protestant way. The Republic of Ireland is known for her Roman Catholic faith.

Apart from this, 'Dorothy Mills' makes a good watch. Those familiar with Ireland's west coast will warm up to this film's rich use of its scenery & spirits. The latter includes an extensive array of fairy tales, which connects well with 'Dorothy Mills' somewhat improbable plot. These spirits show themselves once again in this film's tragic end: Irish history is littered with tragedy.


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