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A troubled girl becomes preoccupied with her mysterious new neighbor, who bears a striking resemblance to her dead mother.

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A troubled girl (Emanuel) becomes preoccupied with her mysterious new neighbor (Linda), who bears a striking resemblance to her dead mother. In offering to baby-sit Linda's newborn, Emanuel unwittingly enters a fragile, fictional world, of which she becomes the gatekeeper. Written by Francesca Gregorini

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Rooney Mara was originally cast but dropped out due to scheduling conflicts. Kaya Scodelario replaced her in the lead role. See more »

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Ruhe Sanft, Mein holdes Leben from Zaide, K.344
Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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Had potential but falls flat midway through
27 November 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

An annoying 17 year old girl, whose mother died giving birth to her, comes across her new neighbour, a 31 year old stunning brunette who has a young baby, and who appears to be without a husband, boyfriend or any man in her life.

The young girl develops an obsession for her hot neighbour. BUT IT'S NOT WHAT YOU THINK.

It should be that. Lesbian lust, but it isn't.

Instead the girl stumbles across the neighbour's secret which she feels she must stop others knowing about.

A rather plodding drama that starts off well, then loses its way midway through. The ending could have been good, but instead we're treated to a rather unrealistic finale.

Only 5/10 from me.


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