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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

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Amy Nicholls
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Robert Marcus
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Helen Perez
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Mrs. Folder
Yasmin Murphy ...
Maggie
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Roy
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Marcus
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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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Storyline

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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The "Sleeping Beauty" animated clip is not an excerpt from an animated film, but was created specifically for this movie. See more »

Goofs

At the end of the movie, Robert takes unconscious Amy out of the hospital. The cardiac monitor shows absence of cardiac electrical activity, i.e. asystole. Asystole is a type of cardiac arrest classified as "non shockable rhythm" and its initial management exclude the use of defibrillation. They should have started cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) maneuvers instead. Furthermore, when an electrical shock is delivered, a typical waveform should have appeared in the monitor. See more »

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Features Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928) See more »

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Two (Vaya Con Dios)
performed by Ill Nino
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A scary, suspenseful yet whimsical story.....
15 October 2005 | by See all my reviews

The reviews coming out of Venice were not kind. Indeed some reviews on this site in the message boards were not kind.....OK we are not talking about Oscar material but this film is scary in a non-gory, blood-on-walls, way and is entertaining. If cinema should be fun and a time to suspend belief then this film is OK. If you want challenging subject matter or top drawer acting look elsewhere....if you want to be scared and entertained then go for it. Flockhart is fine, the kids are good, Roxborugh is good, Anaya is good.....just don't expect too much. The sound and cinematography are very good and Jaume Balagueró holds it all together well enough....the story ticks along and builds to the final showdown and you begin to feel some empathy and understanding of the characters but we never dwell long enough on any one character....and we don't really care how or why they are in the hospital all we want to know is well they ever leave?


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