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The Resident (2011)

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When a young doctor suspects she may not be alone in her new Brooklyn loft, she learns that her landlord has formed a frightening obsession with her.

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(as Antti J. Jokinen)

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(as Antii J. Jokinen),
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Max
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August
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Sydney
Sean Rosales ...
Carlos
Deborah Martinez ...
Mrs. Portes
Sheila Ivy Traister ...
ER Nurse (as Sheila Traister)
Michael Showers ...
August ER Doctor
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Real Estate Agent
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Architect
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Moving Man
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Drug Addict
Mark Morocco ...
ER Surgeon (as Mark Vincent Morocco)

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Storyline

In New York, Dr. Juliet Bliss Devereau of the Brooklyn General Hospital has ended her relationship with her boyfriend Jack and is seeking an apartment in Brooklyn to live alone. She finds a bargain in an old apartment building owned by the handsome and lonely Max and one night she misinterprets his signals and dates him. However she concludes that it is too soon to have a love affair... but is that really the end of it? Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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She Thought She Was Living Alone

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Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for violence, language and brief sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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11 March 2011 (UK)  »

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Invasion of Privacy  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Director Antti Jokinen told in an interview for Finnish television on June 19, 2010 that Jessica Alba was at first attached to play the role which eventually went to Hilary Swank. Jokinen also told that at one point Maggie Gyllenhaal was attached to the role. See more »

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When Jack is carrying groceries into the kitchen, you can see the cameraman's reflection in the window. See more »

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[first lines]
Juliet Devereau: [receiving ER patient] Okay. We're going to intubate this guy and fix the hole in his heart.
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Double Dare You
Written by Katherine Liner, Chris Johnson
Performed by Katherine Liner
Courtesy of Ivy Lane Music
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Good Thriller
10 February 2011 | by (France) – See all my reviews

I have to admit i wasn't blown away by the film, but saying that it kept my attention from start to end and was watchable. Swank was excellent as the new resident of a seemingly cheap flat. She undoubtedly is a fantastic actress and she truly came alive in this film.

You pretty much know whats going to happen about 30 minutes in, as this kind of voyeuristic thriller has been done on countless occasions. But it bounces along at a rapid pace and without the audience getting bored.

Overall a good 7/10.


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