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6 Souls (2010)

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A forensic psychiatrist discovers that all but one of her patient's multiple personalities are murder victims. She will have to find out what's happening before her time is finished.

Directors:

Måns Mårlind (as Mårlind & Stein), Björn Stein (as Mårlind & Stein)

Writer:

Michael Cooney

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Julianne Moore ... Cara Harding
Jonathan Rhys Meyers ... David / Adam / Wesley
Jeffrey DeMunn ... Dr. Harding
Frances Conroy ... Mrs. Bernburg
Nate Corddry ... Stephen Harding
Brooklynn Proulx ... Sammy
Brian Anthony Wilson ... Virgil (as Brian A. Wilson)
Joyce Feurring ... Granny Holler Witch
Steven Rishard ... Detective Danton
Charles Techman ... Monty Hughes
John Peakes John Peakes ... Dr. Charles Foster
Michael Graves ... Holler Man
Chaz Moneypenny Chaz Moneypenny ... Adam Sabre
Charles David Richards ... Holiday Inn Bar Keep (as Charles D. Richards)
Rick Applegate Rick Applegate ... Warden Collins
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Storyline

After the death of her husband, Dr. Cara Harding's faith in God has been shaken, but not her belief in science. In an attempt to get her more open to accepting unexplainable psychiatric theories, her father introduces her to Adam, a patient with multiple personalities who also takes on some of the physical characteristics of his other personalities. But Cara quickly discovers that his other personalities were murder victims and the more she finds out about Adam and his past, the closer she and her loved ones are to becoming murder victims themselves. Written by napierslogs

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Evil will rise. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violent content, disturbing images and terror | See all certifications »

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Trivia

In this movie Julianne Moore plays Dr. Cara Harding. In the earlier film The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997) she played a very similarly named Dr. Sarah Harding. See more »

Goofs

When Dr. Harding's nose bleeds, the amount of blood switches through the shots. See more »

Quotes

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Cara Harding: Do you ever have emotions that you can't explain? Have you ever lost control of these emotions? Do these emotions have a name? These were the first three questions that Dr. Malison asked of Joesph Kinkirk, just six hours after his arrest. To which Kinkirk answered: yes, yes, and Henry.
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God is the first credited on "the producers wish to thank" part of closing credits. See more »

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From forensic psychology to hillbilly voodoo: messy, incoherent, but fun
29 April 2019 | by lee-96696See all my reviews

I caught this film on Netflix the other night in the "recommended for me" section. It certainly looked promising: a taut psychological thriller with Julianne Moore as Dr. Cara Harding, a forensic psychologist trying to disprove a diagnosis of multiple personality disorder in mental patient David/Adam/Wesley (Jonathan Rhys Meyers).

But it quickly morphs from the cooly clinical and scientific to hillbilly voodoo and fundie religious hokum replete with a hot, steaming, incomprehensible -- some of it kind of fun in its incoherence -- compost heap of plot elements: the 1918 flu epidemic; skin rashes; chronic coughs yielding -- ughh -- dirt; slip-and-falls; spinal injuries; atheism; Catholicism; faith healers; vaccines; curses; snake venom potions; apparitions on video; and a suddenly discovered -- and quite laughable -- silent film, replete with +90 year old narrator. There's even a test for red-green color blindness.

And, like the antagonist, this film suffers from an identity crisis. Is it a psychological thriller? A slasher / stalker film? A medical mystery? A serial killer whodunnit? A witchcraft / occult movie? I enjoyed just trying to figure out what the producers had in mind. This is like a film made my committee (or someone with multiple personality disorder).

Saving grace: A good faith try at making the crazy script work by Moore. And an enthusiastically evil performance Meyers, though he needs to take an intensive "American accents" workshop. That southern twangy thing was the worst, and so not right for upper Apalachia.

But all-in-all, I actually like really bad, messy movies, especially those that try so hard. Maybe Netflix knows me afterall? Hence the six -- how appropriate -- stars rating.


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

1 March 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,205,167
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2.35 : 1
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