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After another teenager disappears from the idyllic suburb of Sunshine Hills, Suzy, the girl-next-door of every boy's dreams, persuades Daniel, a fourteen-year-old with an obsessive crush, to help her uncover the truth.

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After another teenager disappears from the idyllic suburb of Sunshine Hills, Suzy, the girl-next-door of every boy's dreams, persuades Daniel, a fourteen-year-old with an obsessive crush, to help her uncover the truth.

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Rated R for disturbing violent content, sexual material, language and some nudity | See all certifications »
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Suzy: When people visit Sunshine Hills, they comment on the beauty, and the serenity. What they don't talk about, is the real theater resides in our minds. I recall the exact moment that our fear was born. It started when the teenage girls in our neighborhood were being abducted. And number 46 - the *bad* house, with an equally dubious history of rape, and murder - very few tenants.
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The dark side of suburban life
6 March 2009 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

despite a few comparisons to 'American beauty' and Blue velvet' this film is definitely not in the same league as those films.it is however a well constructed thriller from first time director Dean O'Flaherty.'Beautiful' shows us the secrets that hide behind what appears to be a normal suburban town in Adelaide and how the main character is determined to find the truth no matter how dark things might really be.Apparently this film was made on a low budget but the cinematography and acting by the cast is so impressive that you don't even notice.I thought the film loses steam near the end but overall this is a unique film that deserves to be seen by a mainstream audience.7 out of ten.


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