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After losing her unborn child, Madeline Matheson insists on carrying the baby to term. Following the delivery, the child miraculously returns to life with an appetite for human blood. Madeline is faced with a mother's ultimate decision.

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Stephen Park ...
Michael Matheson
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Vivian Matheson
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Henry Matheson
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Patricia Lang
Kate Herriot ...
Shelly
Troy Skog ...
ER Doctor
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Dr. Richard Sohn
Jeff Stone ...
ER Nurse
Jamie Stephenson ...
Skinny Clerk
Tenai Cam Measmer ...
Grace as an Infant
Annabel Kathlynn Bast ...
Grace as an Infant
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Karen Von Staden ...
Dr. Sohn's Secretary (as Karen von Staden)
Mark D. Claxton ...
Veterinarian (as Mark Claxton)
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Madeline Matheson is eight months pregnant and determined to deliver her unborn child, Grace, naturally. When an accident leaves Grace dead inside her, Madeline insists on carrying the baby's corpse to term. Weeks later, when Madeline delivers, the baby miraculously returns to life... With an appetite. Written by Leomax Entertainment

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There's nothing more frightening than a mother's love for a child. See more »

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Rated R for bloody images, violence and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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7 November 2009 (Spain)  »

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Grace - Love. Undying.  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$6,174 (USA) (14 August 2009)

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$6,174 (USA) (14 August 2009)
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Turned into a feature after Paul Solet's 2006 short film of the same name (starring Brian Austin Green and Liza Weil) generated positive buzz and awards. See more »

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Making horror of motherhood
18 September 2009 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

I can see why people would not like this movie. First of all, Paul Solet is making satire and horror of something that people hold sacred. The very love of a mother. This is embodied by two characters. The protagonist mother Madeline Matheson (Jordan Ladd) and her mother-in-law Vivian Matheson (Gabrielle Rose).

The movie starts with a soft-core sex scene in which Madeline seem extremely bored. We soon find out she's lesbian, so it is implied she did only get a husband to get pregnant. This is also implied by her lack of care when her husband dies. The scene where Madeline for over two minutes hugs and kisses what looks to be a baby corpse was disturbing. Later on in the movie she proves that she loves her baby no matter what.

After Vivian loses her son,Madeline's husband Michael (Stephen Park) in the car accident she becomes desperate to get hold of the baby, as she does not trust in Madeline's being-mother knowledge. She shows disturbing behavior, wanting her husband to breastfeed on her, seemingly because she wants to have a child, and probably can't have one because her biological clock has run out.

Overall this is a pretty decent horror though. It has a very disturbing atmosphere to it, probably at the cost of pace. It has some moments I felt a little ill (in a good way), because of the mood and atmosphere. The dialogs were cheap. The characters were overall a little boring. Madeline was luckily the most interesting and best played character. Vivian was overplayed by Gabrielle Rose. I didn't get a grip of the husband, nothing was lost to the audience when he died. But the thing is, cheap dialogs and poorly developed characters is not uncommon in the horror genre, as I said the movie is pretty decent.

I recommend this movie to everyone who likes the trailer, and are not bothered by a slow pace. The trailer is pretty much, what you see is what you get.


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