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After a baby monitor picks up another channel, Anna begins reliving the nightmare she'd recently escaped.

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Anna
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Helge
Vetle Qvenild Werring ...
Anders
Stig R. Amdam ...
Ole
Maria Bock ...
Grete
Torkil Høeg ...
Nabogutten (as Torkil Johannes Swensen Høeg)
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Mannlig doktor
Tom Hugo Nielsen ...
Skoleinspektør
Mona Engh ...
Sekretær
Eva Zeidler ...
Helges mor
Kaia Varjord ...
Politikvinne
Camilla Augusta Hallan ...
Kvinnelig doktor
Haakon Gjerløw ...
Butikkansatt 1
Frank Jørstad ...
Butikkansatt 2
Bjørn Moan ...
Nabomannen
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After escaping an abusive husband Anna and her 8 year old son move to a secret location in a giant apartment building. Terrified that her ex-husband will find them she buys a baby monitor to keep in her son's room at all times. But strange noises echo in the baby monitor from elsewhere in the building. As she witnesses the sounds of what she believes is another child being murdered she fears it is her own. Reliving the nightmare she recently escaped Anna will need to figure out what's real and what isn't before she loses her sanity and her child. Written by Elizabeth Obermeier, Marketing Manager

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7 October 2011 (Norway)  »

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Promising....
13 December 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This has been on hold for a while, it would seem, as since this was made Noomi Rapace has become a name to follow, so this is well worth checking out for the sake of curiosity if nothing else. A great central performance and good intentions are not enough to save this film. It creates drama and tension, builds nicely and everything is very much like a classic Polanski, but when it starts to play its hand and get clever, it unfortunately ties itself up in knots and leaves you wonder what went wrong with the last act. I'm a big fan of Noomi Rapace and I don't doubt her for a second, and it must be said there is a lot of promise here, but sadly, by the end, it is little more than a good but failed effort.


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