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Frágiles (2005)

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At her new job in a rundown children's hospital, a nurse desperately tries to keep her patients safe from a plague of random, mysterious attacks.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Amy Nicholls
... Robert Marcus
... Helen Perez
... Mrs. Folder
Yasmin Murphy ... Maggie
... Roy
... Marcus
... Matt
Susie Trayling ... Susan
Lloyd F. Booth Shankley ... Simon
Michael Gatward ... David
Scarlet Carey ... Emma
Cameron Antrobus ... Jimmy
Olivia Bjork ... Linda
Fergus Riordan ... Richard
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As the new night nurse at a soon to be abandoned children's hospital readies the last group of orphans to leave, it becomes increasingly clear that these are not normal children. Something living in the hospital, something the children call the "mechanical girl," has a terrifying hold over them and will stop at nothing to keep them in the hospital with her forever. Written by Anonymous

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A Ghost Story

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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of terror/violence, and some thematic elements | See all certifications »

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14 October 2005 (Spain)  »

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Fragile  »

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Budget:

€7,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

€801,331 (Spain), 30 October 2005
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There is a brief exterior shot looking down a street of shops on a hill and out to sea. This street is Union Street in Ryde on the Isle of Wight. See more »

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When Simon is rushed for xrays, they set up the equipment for the knee to be shot, but when they look at the developed xray, it shows the break at mid-thigh (no where near the bruise is (around his knee). See more »

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References Sleeping Beauty (1959) See more »

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Two (Vaya Con Dios)
performed by Ill Nino
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Masterfully done!
22 June 2006 | by See all my reviews

I just finished watching Jaume (THE NAMELESS, DARKNESS) Balaguero's third film FRAGILE starring Calista Flockheart. It is no secret that I enjoy his work but I really think this is his best film. It is both incredibly scary and emotionally sensitive (something I haven't seen in a horror film since, uh, forever). Balaguero has an amazingly subtle style but he builds the suspense perfectly for the first half. The second half is nearly all chills and they really gave me goosebumps (something I haven't experienced in, uh, a while). He also throws in an excellent twist that would make M. Night envious. And he isn't afraid to take risks as a filmmaker (you'll understand what I mean by the end). Easily one of the best horror films I have seen this year


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