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Rachel Carlson, a successful novelist moves to a small Scottish village to move on with her life after the death of her son. Strange things start to happen when she is haunted by ghosts and real life terror.

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Cast

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Rachel Carlson
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Jordan El-Balawi ...
Thomas Carlson (as Beans Balawi)
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Sharon Winton
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Dr. Robert Freedman
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Finlay Murray
Joanna Hole ...
Mary Murray
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Morag McPherson
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Angus McCulloch
Mickey Wilson ...
Reverend James McMahon (as Michael Wilson)
Polly Frame ...
Librarian
Ceit Kearney ...
Gaelic Speaking Woman
Nichola Bee ...
Kate McCulloch (as Nichola B)
Jamie Edgell ...
Gordon McCloud
Anne Smith ...
Bingo Announcer
Isla Hampson ...
Maitre'd
Helen Crerar ...
Mrs. Freedman

Directed by

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Craig Rosenberg

Written by

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Craig Rosenberg ... (written by)

Produced by

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Garth H. Drabinsky ... producer
Simon Franks ... executive producer
Andreas Grosch ... producer
Zygi Kamasa ... executive producer
Joel B. Michaels ... producer
Brian Oliver ... executive producer
Clive Parsons ... producer
Steve Samuels ... producer
Andreas Schmid ... executive producer
Guy Tannahill ... line producer

Music by

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Brett Rosenberg

Cinematography by

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Ashley Rowe ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Bill Murphy

Editorial Department

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Lucie Graves ... post-production coordinator
Stewart Maclennan ... assistant editor
Mike Stainer ... color timer
Jason Wheeler ... negative cutter
Tom Harrison-Read ... assistant editor (uncredited)

Casting By

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John Hubbard
Ros Hubbard

Production Design by

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Don Taylor

Art Direction by

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Sarah Bicknell ... (as Sarah Stuart)
Nick Palmer

Set Decoration by

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John Bush

Costume Design by

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Ruth Myers

Makeup Department

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Erin Ayanian ... makeup artist: Demi Moore
Alison Rainey ... crowd hair and makeup
Tara Smith ... chief hair designer / chief makeup designer / personal hair stylist: Demi Moore
Gemma Waugh ... hair stylist / makeup artist

Production Management

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Said Ezrouki ... unit manager
Jeanette Haley ... post-production supervisor
Kerstin Dyroff ... production manager: VIP Medienfonds (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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David Daniels ... first assistant director
Simon Morris ... second assistant director
Nick Thomas ... third assistant director
Heidi Bishop ... assistant director (uncredited)
Rachael Fullerton ... crowd assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department

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Jason Babcock ... plasterer (as Jason Badcock)
Ronald Bede ... supervising stagehand (as Ronny Bede)
Paul Beeson ... stand-by carpenter
Paul Campbell ... props daily
David Creed ... construction manager
Chris Cull ... property master
Steve DeJulius ... stagehand
Amy Dewar ... art department assistant
James Dillimore ... stand-by construction rigger
Kevin Dore ... stagehand
Peter Edge ... painter
Gill Farr ... production buyer (as Gillian Farr)
Stephen Forrest-Smith ... storyboard artist
Jess Foster ... construction rigger
Andy Frewin ... carpenter
Danny Griffin ... carpenter
Matthew Hywel-Davies ... carpenter (as Matt Hywell Davies)
Scott Keery ... props daily
Tony Kellow ... carpenter
Oliver Kubicki ... assistant art director
Rob MacPherson ... prop hand
Gary Martin ... props daily
Richard Neal ... stand-by plasterer
Darren Nunes ... carpenter
Spencer Nunes ... carpenter
Rob Peek ... construction rigger
Will Pope ... stand-by carpenter (as William Pope)
William Rigby ... supervising carpenter
Simon Riley ... standby prop
George Roberts ... painter
John Roberts ... head of painting
Tom Roberts ... painter
Tony Roberts ... stand-by painter (as Tony D. Roberts)
Michael Seymour ... supervising construction rigger
Terry Simpson ... carpenter
Stephen Thomson ... prop hand
Steve Tranfield ... supervising plasterer (as Steve Transfield)
John Watts ... painter
Dave Wickes ... plasterer
Andrew 'Monty' Wilson ... props daily (as Monty Wilson)
Billy Wilson ... prop hand / stand-by construction rigger
Mal Zawadzki ... painter
Sarah Bicknell ... stand-by art director (uncredited)
Amber Carter ... assistant scenic artist (uncredited)
Robert J. Dugdale ... scenic artist (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Oliver Brierley ... foley editor
Peter Burgis ... foley artist
Alistair Crocker ... production sound mixer
Andie Derrick ... foley artist
James Feltham ... re-recording mixer
Arthur Graley ... foley editor (as Arthur Holland Graley)
James Harbour ... sound trainee
Nigel Heath ... re-recording mixer
Adam Margetts ... boom operator
Dan Morgan ... adr editor / dialogue editor
Julian Slater ... supervising sound editor
John Hughes ... sound (uncredited)

Special Effects by

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Stuart Brisdon ... special effects supervisor
Mark Haddenham ... senior special effects technician
Dave Keen ... senior special effects technician
Ian Lowe ... senior special effects technician
Tez Palmer ... special effects technician (as Terry Palmer)
Nigel Wilkinson ... special effects technician
Daniel Williams ... special effects assistant (as Dan Williams)
David Williams ... special effects wire supervisor (as Dave Williams)

Visual Effects by

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Nick Bedford ... visual effects technical coordinator: Peerless Camera Company
Steven Begg ... digital matte artist
Steve Boag ... digital effects supervisor: Cineimage
Martin Body ... lead rotoscope artist: Peerless Camera Company
Jim Bowers ... digital matte painter: Peerless Camera Company
Mark Bradley ... visual effects assistant: Peerless Camera Company
Nadine Buckley ... systems administrator: Peerless Camera Company
Martin Bullard ... titles and optical supervisor: CineImage
Lawrence Carroll ... digital effects artist
Andrew Cochrane ... digital effects artist
Otto Dent ... CG animator: Peerless Camera Company
John Paul Docherty ... digital effects supervisor: Peerless Camera Company
Dave Gurney ... optical camera: Cineimage
Ed Hall ... visual effects assistant: Peerless Camera Company
Ben Hicks ... compositor: Peerless Camera Company
Kent Houston ... visual effects consultant: Peerless Camera Company
Jack Hughes ... compositor: Peerless Camera Company
Andrew Kingston ... systems administrator: Peerless Camera Company
Sarah MacKenzie ... administrator: Peerless Camera Company
Ian McFadyen ... CG animator: Peerless Camera Company
Matthew Merkovich ... digital effects artist (as Mathew Merkovich)
John O'Lone ... junior compositor: Peerless Camera Company
Rob Ozaeta ... digital effects artist (as Robb Ozaeta)
Michael Plescia ... digital effects artist
Terron Pratt ... visual effects coordinator
Janet Quen ... compositor: Peerless Camera Company
Laurel Lyn Schulman ... visual effects producer (as Laurel Schulman)
Julian Scott ... digital effects conformer: CineImage
Marianne Speight ... visual effects producer: Peerless Camera Company
Mark Spevick ... CG supervisor: Peerless Camera Company
Tom Stanton ... digital effects artist
Mary Stuart ... executive visual effects producer
John Swinnerton ... visual effects supervisor: Peerless Camera Company
Matthew Symonds ... digital compositor: CineImage
Emeline Tedder ... junior compositor: Peerless Camera Company
Charlotte Towe ... administrator: Peerless Camera Company
Anthony Wonsoff ... digital compositor: CineImage
Travis Baumann ... inferno artist (uncredited)
Ditch Doy ... head of CG: Peerless Camera Company (uncredited)
Thomas Müller ... administrator: Peerless Camera Company (uncredited)
Tim Ollive ... CG artist (uncredited)
Christopher Stack ... colorist: Digiscope (uncredited)

Stunts

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Stuart Clark ... stunt safety
Ray De-Haan ... stunt safety (as Ray De Haan)
Tracey Eddon ... stunt performer
Jamie Edgell ... stunt coordinator
Richard Hansen ... stunt performer
Paul Herbert ... stunt performer
Ian Kay ... stunt performer (as Ian Kaye)
Kim McGarrity ... stunt performer
Seon Rogers ... stunt performer
Lee Sheward ... stunt coordinator
C.C. Smiff ... stunt performer (as CC Smiff)
Maxine Whittaker ... stunt performer

Camera and Electrical Department

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David Appleby ... still photographer
John Attwood ... rigging spark
Ian Clark ... focus puller: "a" camera
Steve Cooke ... rigging spark
Barny Crocker ... clapper loader: "a" camera (as Barnaby Crocker)
Ricky Davies ... generator operator (as Ricky Davis)
Justin Denchfield ... rigging spark
Lee Eldred ... best boy electric / sparks
Colin Elves ... video playback operator
Dai Evans ... grip: "b" camera (as David Evans)
John Evans ... camera loader: "b" camera
Alan Grayley ... rigging spark (as Alan Graley)
Aaron Green ... gaffer: underwater unit
Isla Hampson ... video assistant
Fred Harris ... crane operator
Gary Hedges ... rigging spark
Paul Holley ... rigging spark
David Holliday ... crane grip (as David Holiday)
Aaron Keating ... sparks
Larry Knox ... sparks
Rick Loughlin ... rigging spark (as Rickey Loughlin)
Dan Lowe ... best boy electric (as Daniel Lowe)
Gavin MacArthur ... assistant camera
Nathan Mann ... focus puller: "b" camera
Adrian McCarthy ... key grip
Campbell McIntosh ... gaffer
Julian Morson ... camera operator: "b" camera / steadicam operator
Gary Nagle ... rigging spark
John Powell ... rigging spark
Mark Rafferty ... rigging spark
Phil Reader ... rigging gaffer
Roy Rowland ... rigging spark
Ronnie Savory ... rigging spark (as Ron Savory)
James Scott ... clapper loader: underwater unit
Michael Seymour ... hod rigger
Ian Sinfield ... rigging spark
Dave Staton ... rigging spark
Barnaby Sweet ... rigging spark
Toby Tyler ... rigging spark
Mike Valentine ... camera operator: underwater unit
Jason Wrenn ... focus puller: underwater unit (as Jason Wren)
Danny Young ... rigging spark
Bill Kaye ... still photographer: props (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Amanda Harding ... casting: USA (uncredited)
Amanda Koblin ... casting: USA (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Camille Benda ... costume assistant
Laura Ergis ... costume assistant
Liam Flavell ... costume runner
Sharon McCormack ... crowd costume assistant
Penny McDonald ... buyer and costume assistant
William McPhail ... costume supervisor

Location Management

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Iggy Ellis ... assistant location manager: Wales (as Ian Ellis)
Richard Hill ... assistant location manager: London
Barney Hughes ... location manager: Cornwall (as Barnaby Hughes)
Sarah Lee ... location manager
Jamie Lengyel ... supervising location manager
Charlie Somers ... location manager (as Charles Somers)

Music Department

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Jon Bailey ... assistant score recording engineer
Mark Berrow ... musician: violin
Rachel Bolt ... viola
John Bradbury ... orchestra leader
Simon Chamberlain ... musician: cello
Dermot Crehan ... musician: Irish fiddle
Nicholas Dodd ... conductor / orchestrator
Geoff Foster ... score mixer / score recordist
Vic Fraser ... music preparation
Isobel Griffiths ... orchestra contractor
Angus Havers ... music assistant: composer
The London Oratory School Schola ... musicians: boys choir
Ben Marinic ... additional synth programmer
Ron Rosenberg ... musician: piano, "The Cottage" theme
Declan Seachoy ... musician: boy soprano
Kirsty Whalley ... music editor
Bruce White ... musician: viola
Jonathan Williams ... musician: solo cello
Ian Wood ... assistant score recording engineer
Warren Zielinski ... musician: violin
Mikael Carlsson ... executive soundtrack producer (uncredited)
Paul Kegg ... musician: cello (uncredited)

Script and Continuity Department

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Hilary Fagg ... script supervisor

Transportation Department

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Ben Dillon ... action vehicle coordinator
Wayne Evans ... driver: construction and grip truck
Liam Flavell ... driver: costume
'Amphibious' George ... driver: amphibious vehicle
Chris John ... driver: camera truck
Brian Kelly ... driver: Craig Rosenberg
Dave Manning ... driver: Demi Moore (as David Manning)
Steve Mitchard ... unit driver
Rod Pace ... driver: boat (as Captain Rod Pace)
Mickey Roddy ... driver: stand-by props
Robert Smith ... unit driver
Mike Wheeler ... driver: Joel B. Michaels

Additional Crew

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Monika Agorelius ... electronic press kit
Andi Aikman ... head chef
Wendy Altman-Cohen ... principal eyewear
Sam Bell ... runner: rushes
Mona Benjamin ... production coordinator
Josef Brandmaier ... banking services
Chorley Bunce ... caterer
Mark Bunce ... head chef
Usha Chaman ... assistant production coordinator
Paul Chapery ... kitchen assistant
Dave Chorley ... head chef
Helen Crerar ... assistant: Craig Rosenberg
Cuong Dang ... production runner
Jaqui Davies ... unit nurse
Paul Davies ... marine coordinator
Samantha Davies ... marine double: Rachel
Steve Dent ... horse master
Tony Dollard ... kitchen assistant
Guy Drayton ... safety director: underwater unit
Marc J. Federman ... insurer: US, DeWitt Stern (as Marc Federman)
Alex Fletcher ... assistant chef
Rachael Fullerton ... floor runner (as Rachael Tottingham)
Kerrie Gant ... client liaison: CineImage
Kelly Gillespie ... assistant: Joel B. Michaels
Ruth Halliday ... legal clearances: The Clearing House
Rhys Henson ... floor runner
Steve Hoatson ... second chef
Jonathan Hopkins ... assistant: Joel B. Michaels
Julia Jones ... publicity liaison
Non Jones ... cashier
Carley Lane ... floor runner
Solomon J. LeFlore ... production financing
James Maclear ... chef: Demi Moore
Damien Murphy ... facilities
Richard Neale ... on-set computer technician: CompuHire
Eva Neufahrt ... Controller
Clive Noakes ... laboratory contact: Deluxe
Cian O'Clery ... runner: rushes
Finn Parker ... facilities hod
Jeremy Pelzer ... Ealing Studios: Studio Director
Andreas Pense ... legal counsel: producer / legal services: production finance
Jason Potter ... assistant accountant
Bill Ridealgh ... unit medic
Martin Rose ... second chef
Glen Rostock ... boat double: Brian
Tom Scott ... trainee: underwater unit
David Shaw ... diving supervisor: underwater unit
Anna Shearer ... stand-in
Jim Shortall ... production accountant
Joseph Stacey ... stand-in
Kelly Taylor-Dias ... liaison: London
Françoise Valentine ... unit coordinator: underwater unit
Pete White ... horse master
Karl Williams ... paramedic
Maddie Williams ... marine double: Sharon
Quay Chu ... uncredited: Assistant to Clive Parsons
Julia Finn ... publicist (uncredited)
Steve Fletcher ... on-set tutor (uncredited)
Nicole Gregory ... publicist (uncredited)
Michael J. Harker ... completion bond company representative (uncredited)
Florian Harms ... legal counsel: VIP (uncredited)
Berit Norrenberg ... legal counsel: VIP (uncredited)
Claudia Sendlbeck-Schickor ... tax advisor: VIP (uncredited)

Thanks

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Jorge Gallegos ... in memory of
James Middleton ... special thanks
Joan Weidman ... in memory of

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

After the tragic drowning of her 5 year old son, best selling thriller novelist Rachel Carlson moves to a remote cottage on the Scottish coast. But Rachel's demons have followed her as loneliness and paranoia leave her not knowing what's real and what's imagination in the fight to save her life. Written by Ashli

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Taglines Believe in the beyond. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Half Light - Gefangen zwischen Licht und Schatten (Germany)
  • En la tiniebla (Spain)
  • Penombra (Spain, Catalan title)
  • Светлина в мрака (Bulgaria, Bulgarian title)
  • Alacakaranlık (Turkey, Turkish title)
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  • 110 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Filming on the Island of Llanddwyn in North Wales had caused an outrage in the local community. People were angry that the "spiritual" Island was being used as a film set. See more »
Goofs When Rachel first enters the town of Ingonish she walks past a sign stating the population. Scottish towns don't have these. See more »
Movie Connections Features Dead of Night (1945). See more »
Soundtracks Happy Birthday To You See more »
Quotes Rachel Carlson: Why is it everyone paints their boats the exact same color as their houses?
Angus McCulloch: Well, that's actually a tradition here. The wife needs to be able to look out on the water and know her husband's okay.
Rachel Carlson: That's very romantic.
Angus McCulloch: And we also get a tax-break on the paint, which is also very romantic.
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