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Following the disappearance of his younger brother Tom, Matthew Ryan tries to put his life and sanity back together. However the past keeps coming back to haunt him.

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Matthew Ryan
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Jake Ryan
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Adrian Ballan
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Shelley Cartwright
Ros Leeming ...
Amy Tyler
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Gang Leader
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Sophie Pryor
Lewis Lemperuer Palmer ...
Tom Ryan (as Lewis Lempereuer Palmer)
Jefferson Hall ...
Edward Bryant
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Jason Saks
Tyler Anthony ...
Rebecca Cartwright
James Cook ...
Anthony
T'Nia Miller ...
Doctor
Benedict Martin ...
Father Symmonds
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Matthew Ryan's life is devastated after the disappearance of his younger brother, Tom. Matthew's father had left him to look after Tom and now Matthew feels responsible. His father is trying to hold back the anger and the blame but the cracks are beginning to show. One day Matthew is looking through a box of press clippings and video tapes about Tom's disappearance. Suddenly he hears a ghostly voice on one of the video tapes telling him "you never came for me!". It's the voice of his missing brother. He shows the tape to his father, Jake. This time there's no voice and Jake flies into a rage as the wound is reopened. Matthew tells his best friend Simon about the voices on the tape. Is he losing his mind, is Tom alive or dead? At home, Matthew plays the tape and hears Tom's voice again, desperately pleading for help. Then Matthew sees Tom at the window, gaunt and haggard. He rushes out to Tom but no one is there. Matthew strikes up a friendship with next-door neighbor Amy, who is ... Written by Ellen

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In the scene where Simon (Tom Felton) throws Matthew (Harry Treadaway) out of his house, Matthew says "Wait. Tom, it's trying to warn us," using the actor's name instead of his character's.

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One of the better movies, that were shown at the Frightfest 2008. This one is pretty grim and might seem confusing at times, but it never loses it's focus/goal. It might have some false scares and some false leads (which may be annoying for some viewers), but it still has a great impact.

I also like the fact, that you might not exactly know where this is going. There have been similar movies in the recent past, but still a good down to earth, gritty (shot) movie, is always welcomed (imo). The actors give their bests (some might argue that it's not always convincing, but I think they're doing a pretty good job) and the direction and overall editing is good too.


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