After the death of her ill mother in a fire, the young teenager Anna tries to commit suicide and is sent to a mental institution for treatment. Ten months later, Anna still cannot remember what had happened on the night her mother died. Her psychiatric Dr. Silberling, however, discharges her telling that she has resolved her issues. Her father and successful writer, Steven, brings her back home in an isolated mansion nearby the coast. Anna finds that her mother's former nurse, Rachel Summers, is her stepmother now. Anna meets her beloved sister, Alex, swimming in the sea. She discovers that Steven has not delivered the letters and CDs that Alex had sent to her. As time moves on, Anna is haunted by ghosts and she believes that Rachel killed her mother. Alex and Anna decide to look for evidence to prove that Rachel is the murderer and Anna discovers the truth about the fire in the boat house.Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
This is Heather Doerksen and Arielle Kebbel's second Asian horror movie remake, with the first being The Grudge 2 (2006) for Kebbel and The Eye (2008) for Doerksen. See more »
When Alex and Anna are looking online for information about the Wright children murders, they come across an article which ran in a local paper about the event. The story mentions that the children were apparently "heavilly" (incorrectly spelled) drugged when they were killed. See more »
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sorry but i hated this film, the original film it is a remake of , 'a tale of two sisters' is my favourite non gory horror film so i guess this was always going to have a hard job delivering the goods.
the whole point of the film is signposted from the start, there are no surprises other than the fact that a relatively high budget film could be so soul less. the two main girls are OK as actresses but they are lumbered with a script that feels like a nancy drew adventure with dead people. also when remaking a classic its probably a good idea to incorporate some of the best scenes from the original but alas no sack beatings here, no chemistry between the girls and no threat from the step mum. there have been remakes as bad as this (sorority row, black Christmas etc) but none of them made me as annoyed as this one.
bottom line, don't waste your time, watch the original instead, even if you don't like subtitles, American remakes of Japanese films suck.
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