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The Caller (2011)

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Troubled divorcee Mary Kee is tormented by a series of sinister phone calls from a mysterious woman. When the stranger reveals she's calling from the past, Mary tries to break off contact. ... See full summary »

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Troubled divorcee Mary Kee is tormented by a series of sinister phone calls from a mysterious woman. When the stranger reveals she's calling from the past, Mary tries to break off contact. But the caller doesn't like being ignored, and looks for revenge in a unique and terrifying way... Written by Screenwriter

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Some calls are best left unanswered.


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Rated R for some violence/disturbing images, language and a scene of sexuality | See all certifications »

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Klisi apo tin Kolasi  »

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Trivia

When Matthew Parkhill called Lorna Raver for the first time to speak to her about the possibility of her appearing in the film, he found she sounded much younger than he had expected. After voicing his concerns about the young sound of her voice, Lorna revealed her agents had warned her that she may be too old to get the part and that she should try faking a much more youthful voice. After hearing Lorna's normal aged speaking voice, Parkhill was convinced she was perfect for the role. See more »

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EVERY SINGLE PRAYER
Performed by Unkle (as UNKLE) featuring Gavin Clarke (as Gavin Clark)
Written by Gavin Clarke, James Lavelle, Pablo Clements, Aidan Lavelle
Courtesy of Surrender All Ltd
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Excellent suspense...
19 November 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Rachelle LeFevre is very good in the role as a displaced, recently divorced student in S. America wanting to make a new start and get away from abusive ex-husband.

The cinematography is very evocative, moody and suspense provoking. She is in San Juan, Puerto Rico and meets a handsome teacher Gianni Guidi, who becomes friendly toward her. Meanwhile she gets harassing calls via an ancient telephone in her apartment. An old woman, who seems at first to need help, but ten other developments ensue.

Luis Guzman has a good cameo here as sometime maintenance/owner of apartment building she lives in

There are twists and turns, the dog, the sudden appearances of sadistic ex-husband (reminds me a bit of "Sleeping with the Enemy" in beginning). However, do not tune this film out, there are Hitchcockian elements to it and the screenplay is well-written and not over the top.

The visuals are excellent and well worth watching. Don't give up on the premise, it works in the end and there are some beautiful shots of Santa Margherita cemetery. Gothic and interesting. 9/10.


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