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Possession (2009)

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A woman's life is thrown into chaos after a freak car accident sends her husband and brother-in-law into comas. Thrills arrive after the brother-in-law wakes up, thinking he's his brother.

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Michael Petroni (screenplay), Won-mi Byun (screenplay Jungdok) (as Byun Won-Mi) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sarah Michelle Gellar ... Jess
Lee Pace ... Roman
Michael Landes ... Ryan
Tuva Novotny ... Casey
Chelah Horsdal ... Miranda
Dhirendra ... Dr. Rajan
Paul Jarrett ... Psychiatrist
William B. Davis ... Dr. Creane
Veena Sood ... Dr. Katz
Peter Bryant ... Detective Mills
Jörgen Sandell Jörgen Sandell ... Detective #2
Donna Yamamoto ... Nurse
Suzanne Bastien Suzanne Bastien ... Registrar
Mark Louie Mark Louie ... Paramedic #1
Michael Jonsson ... Paramedic #2 (as Michael Johnson)
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Storyline

Jess, a woman whose life turns surreal after an automobile accident leaves both her husband Ryan and her brother-in-law Roman in a coma. Things take an even darker turn when Roman wakes believing that he is Ryan. As Jess tries to deal with these increasingly disturbing events, she also struggles with the possibility that either the spirit of her husband has returned to her or that something very sinister is at work. Written by tay_14_2006@hotmail.com

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Rated PG-13 for violence, disturbing images, some sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Originally to be known as Addicted (like its Korean original) and while news of the name change emerged in early August 2007, it was mid December before it was confirmed by the producers with Sarah Michelle Gellar not being sure of its name in the intervening period. See more »

Quotes

Hypnotist: Relax. You hear nothing, but the sound of my voice. When your heart slows down, so will your thoughts. 5... 4... 3... 2... 1... Who are you?
Roman: Ryan
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Connections

Remake of Addicted (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Saving My Love
Written by Andreas Alfredsson (as Andreas Alfredsson Grube) and Christian Sandquist (as Cristian Sandquist)
Performed by Josefina Andersson
Trumpet Played by Erik Palmberg
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I'm gonna rent the Japanese version...
10 March 2010 | by SherazadeSee all my reviews

This movie was very uneven I think I would have to see the Japanese version or read the book in order to appreciate it better or at least understand what happened at the end of it. Too much of vital details was left on the cutting room floor apparently or maybe the director expects too much of his audience. Wanting an intelligent audience is one thing but leaving so much details out to the point whereby the audience is practically left to make up their own movie is just ridiculous. It has shades of Bollywood's 'Anamika' in it. The idea behind the film was brilliant but it was executed poorly. I like Sarah Michelle Gellar but this was not one of her best work.


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Language:

English

Release Date:

16 July 2009 (Portugal) See more »

Also Known As:

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$694,193
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