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Lovely Molly (2011)

 -  Drama | Horror  -  29 June 2012 (UK)
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Newlywed Molly moves into her deceased father's house in the countryside, where painful memories soon begin to haunt her.

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Molly
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Tim
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Hannah
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Pastor Bobby
Camilla Zaidee Bennett ...
Little Girl
Kevin Murray ...
Hensley
Katie Foster ...
Family Friend 1
Doug Roberts ...
Uncle Bert
Bus Howard ...
Crime Scene Cop
Josh Jones ...
Peter
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Older Woman
Craig Sechler ...
Ronnie
Brenna McDonough ...
Suzie
Caren Anton ...
Thin Lady
John Judy ...
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This film is about Molly and her new husband Tim. They've moved in to Molly's deceased parents house out in the country. But not long after they move in Molly starts getting haunted by forgotten memories, or so she thought. Her husband Tim is a truck driver and while he's away she starts seeing things and hearing things that she can't explain. She slips back in to old habits, involving drugs. Her sister Hannah gets worried about Molly, as is her Pastor, and her boss notices something is up too. But there is more to what is happening than most people know. It all comes out in the most horrific way, and not everyone is safe. Written by Michael Hallows Eve

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Rated R for strong disturbing violence and grisly images, some graphic sexual content and nudity, drug use and language | See all certifications »

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Gretchen Lodge is captivating in Lovely Molly
12 November 2011 | by (NC, USA) – See all my reviews

Lovely Molly is the tale of one woman's painful past returning to take hold of her once more just as she begins her marriage to her new husband in her family's old home. Molly's transformation throughout the film is beautifully played by Gretchen Lodge, each bit of her turmoil peels back another layer of her past and the horror unraveling around her.

The bond with her sister, played by Alexandra Holden is believable and real, the interactions between the two women showing the conflicting feelings of fear and love as they both struggle with the changes in Molly and the memories of the past.

Thick with tense moments, Lovely Molly is eerie, tragic, and disturbing but not rife with gore or shocks designed to make you jump in your seat. Instead, there is a sense of inevitable dread that hangs in the air throughout the entire film. The house itself is as much a character in the film as those who inhabit it. Every small old room, creaking doorway, bit of chipped paint and worn wood seems to hold the promise of something sinister.

And that is a promise that does not go unfulfilled.


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