A depressed woman learns that her husband was killed in a car accident the previous day, then awakens the next morning to find him alive and well at home; then awakens the day after that to find that he's dead.
A lonely doctor, who once occupied an unusual lakeside house, begins exchanging love letters with its former resident, a frustrated architect. They must try to unravel the mystery behind their extraordinary romance before it's too late.
Middle-class couple Linda and Jim Hanson exist in a rut with their two daughters in their comfortable suburban home. One Thursday morning, the local sheriff informs Linda that Jim died in a car accident the day before. When she awakens the next morning, she finds Jim safe and sound at home; the morning after that she awakens to find him dead. She realizes that her days are out of order; her family and friends believe that she's insane.Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Louisiana Highway 2 doubled for the fictional "east-west" U.S. Highway 57 (The actual U.S. Highway 57 is signed "north-south" and located in southwest Texas). The accident was filmed at LA2 & Webb Country Road (the road sign can be seen in the background behind the mile marker) in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana. See more »
When Linda empties the Lithium Carbonate 300mg pills into her hand, they are actually Acetaminophen 325mg pills. See more »
You see, history's full of unexplained phenomena. Nobody knows why. Some people thought they suffered from what the ancients called "Blasphemare absens fides": The dangers of the faithless.
It's the notion that nature abhors a vacuum, even a spiritual one. People who've lost their beliefs, they're like empty vessels, more susceptible to having their lives taken over by forces bigger than themselves
Almost like a curse.
Or a miracle.
Yeah, well, I don't believe in miracles.
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Very glad to have seen it, will see it again ASAP.
Here's a clue on how to watch this movie: If you're looking to be disappointed based on any inconsistencies, pay closer attention to the movie. The so-called "inconsistencies" are actually based on a series of events that combine to actually change many of the things you end up seeing happening early on in the movie. Remember: The events that you see happening on the screen aren't happening linearly. The calendar hops all over the place throughout the movie, so it is possible for events that transpire one day to effect what ends up happening in future days. There are two days that are especially noteworthy in terms of what would change the events of the future and they happen toward the end of the movie. Think of how these events will affect the other events that happen in the future and remember that as you see what happens at the end of the movie.
I think the reason this movie hasn't been garnering a lot of critical praise is because movie critics don't really want to have to utilize logic while watching a movie. Another poorly reviewed film starring Sandra Bullock, the truly brilliant The Lake House, was an even bigger victim of movie critics' pathetically anemic logic processing skills. In watching both movies, you really have to keep your faculties alert and not lull yourself into a sense of "okay, I can just turn my brain off now." And really, even though this movie isn't as good as The Lake House, it is equally blessed with the beautiful, talented Ms. Bullock, on top of featuring the beautiful, talented Nia Long, the totally likable Julian McMahon, and some very good acting by the child actors. And the film is very beautiful to look at, too; I now understand why Bullock was raving about the cinematography and direction.
So please do see this movie and don't be dissuaded by the negative remarks. You really do have to pay attention to this film in order to enjoy it, but once you do pay attention, you will be richly rewarded. I'm glad I went to see it and so should you.
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