A synopsis for The Double Born here:
"A woman is tortured by the sudden disappearance of her only child years before. Obsessed with having another baby, she is devastated and driven to emotional crisis when discovering her new husband is infertile. Gripped by despair, the woman begins to resign herself to the bitter likelihood of never having another child. Striking up a friendship with two discarded young laborers hired to re-paint her son's now silent room, the three lost souls form a disturbing bond as
The Double Born has played at several film festivals throughout 2008 to 2009 and now the film is available on DVD, as of January 26th. The Double Born is 90% drama and 10% horror, with excellent performances from the cast all around. Described by the indie film review site Badlit as creating a "sexy, simmering slow burn," The Double Born gets the pacing right (Badlit). The feature also puts film director and writer Tony Randel (Amityville 1992) back in the director's chair after a ten year hiatus. This pause from film creating has allowed Randel to hone his skill, as the writing from The Double Born acts like a hook, that will not let go until this complex web is unraveled.
The tone for The Double Born starts as tense, pauses here and there, but stays dramatic through many of the plot twists in the film. Included in the twisting and
Based on a short story by Bram Stoker, The Double Born is recast as a trailer trash Southern Gothic tale about a middle-aged woman, Sophie (Davis), so desperate to have a baby that she “rapes” her husband Ephraim (Jon Lindstrom) in the middle of the night. Yes, Sophie is slightly deranged, made mad after a terrible tragedy that is slowly revealed, confined to her dark, claustrophobic little home and trapped by her own desperation.
Davis plays Sophie with just the right amount of anguish and confusion. It’s a performance that goes to the top, but not over it. But, also sprinkled throughout we get glimpses of the old Sophie, the woman who
A synopsis of Double Born here:
"After the mysterious disappearance of her only child, a grieving young mother absorbs another shocking blow when she learns that she will be unable to conceive another child with her infertile husband.
The synopsis for The Double Born:
"A woman is tortured by the sudden disappearance of her only child years before. Obsessed with having another baby, she is devastated and driven to emotional crisis when discovering her new husband is infertile. Gripped by despair, the
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