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Mother's Red Dress (2011)

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A young man suffering from PTSD seeks to uncover the truth about his father's disappearance despite his mother's insistence he left the family years ago.
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Paul Ullman
Alexandra Swarens ...
Ashley
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Laura Ullman
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Brenda (as Amanda Rogers)
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Brian Ullman
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Tom
Jarred Kjack ...
Business Man
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Michael
Ryan Paolella ...
Young Paul Ullman
Lucy Doty ...
Nurse
Johnny G. Benitez Jr. ...
Hit House Bodyguard
Dennis Garr ...
Billy (scenes deleted)
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Teddy (scenes deleted)
Tony Moser ...
Tough Guy (scenes deleted)
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Adapted from real-life stories, MOTHER'S RED DRESS, is a thought-provoking, one-of-a-kind thriller/psychodrama about a young man, Paul, suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder who begins to recall a memory from childhood after seeing his mother kill her abusive boyfriend. Paul leaves home for a small town in Southern California where he meets a young woman, Ashley, who inspires him to rebuild his life. Paul is hopeful for his future with Ashley until he receives an urgent call from his mother who is dying of cancer and wants to reunite Paul with his father who abandoned them years ago. Paul returns home, ready to help his mother and reunite his father, but finds a terrible and painful truth waiting for him. Written by Anonymous

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The First Step In Healing Yourself Is To Accept The Truth. See more »


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Alexandra Swarens was hospitalized during filming. See more »

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Darkly mysterious and cleverly haunting.
4 October 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I got the pleasure of seeing this film by Edgar Bravo. The dark mystique at the beginning is what got me hooked, as it was fantastically done. And from then on there is a careful, masterful balance that keeps the viewer riveted, as I could sense of certain simmering under the character Paul, the protagonist which had me enthralled. All the characters seemed damaged to me which made me "feel" for them and it gave them all a unique likability. Throughout the film, events and characters make you wonder deeply about what is really going on below the surface. The characters aren't happy, wonderful people. They are real people with real demons. It's been a long, long time since I've been shocked and haunted at such an incredible outcome of a movie such as I was with Mother's Red Dress. You'll probably see little pieces of yourself in each of the characters. And you'll be doing your soul a lifetime favor by seeing this amazing film.


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