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Mara (2018)

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Criminal psychologist Kate Fuller is assigned to the murder of a man who has seemingly been strangled in his sleep by his wife and the only witness is their eight-year-old daughter, Sophie.... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Olga Kurylenko ... Kate
Craig Conway ... Dougie
Javier Botet ... Mara
Rosie Fellner ... Helena
Lance E. Nichols ... McCarthy
Mackenzie Imsand ... Sophie
Ted Johnson ... Grandpa
Mitch Eakins ... Martin Ellis
Melissa Bolona ... Carly
Marcus W. Weathersby Marcus W. Weathersby ... Saul
Dandy Barrett ... Dr. Botet
Rebecca Adams ... Nurse 1
Charles Lawlor ... Coroner
Montré Everett ... Head Orderly
Jacob Grodnik ... Josh
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Criminal psychologist Kate Fuller is assigned to the murder of a man who has seemingly been strangled in his sleep by his wife and the only witness is their eight-year-old daughter, Sophie. As Kate digs into the mystery of an ancient demon which kills people in their sleep, she experiences the same petrifying symptoms as all previous victims and spirals through a chilling nightmare to save herself and Sophie before she dares fall asleep again. Written by ahmetkozan

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Crime | Horror | Thriller

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

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 September 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mara See more »

Filming Locations:

Savannah, Georgia, USA

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$5,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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In greek culture the name is "mora" and she also is an elderly woman who visits people while they sleep and has much to do with sleep paralysis. there are thousands of reports about "it" everywhere and the legend goes on and on. See more »

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Not a great one ,, but not as bad as the other reviews describe it to be ..
9 September 2018 | by Aktham_TashtushSee all my reviews

So the story is not an original one ,, watched a couple of movies about that that "ghoul" or "djin" that comes to you while you're paralyzed in sleep .. but to be fair ,, there was actually more than a couple of creepy seat jumping moments ... I mean it wasn't all bad ,, even the ending was just a bit improbable if i might say.

The cast were all good ,, Olga Kurylenko did a good job ,, such a talented beauty ,, I loved her back in 2007 Hitman ,, and to be honest haven't seen her much since ... That Dougie character "Craig Conway" was also really good.

Overall ,, Not the scariest movie in history ,, but it's not bad at all ... watch it at 2:00 am and you'll know what i mean :D


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