Jessabelle "Jessie" Laurent is pregnant and accepts to move to the house of her boyfriend to raise a family of their own. However they have a car accident where her boyfriend and her baby die. Jessie is seriously wounded and trapped to a wheelchair, and the direction of the hospital asks her to contact her estranged father to help her. Leon Laurent brings his daughter to his house in Louisiana and lodges her in her mother's room. Jessie snoops around the room and finds a videotape where her mother Kate Laurent is pregnant and reads tarot cards to her. She tells that Jessie would never left Louisiana; she is attracted by water; and another woman wants her out of the house. However Leon arrives and destroys the tape. On the next morning, Jessie watches another videotape when her father is out of the house, and her mother talks about the man that had taught her to read cards, Moses. Jessie is haunted by the ghost of a woman and her father discovers the two other videotapes she has hidden...
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Did You Know?
Although the film is set in Louisiana, filming took place in Wilmington, North Carolina because an appropriate place for filming couldn't be found. See more
When Jessie and Preston investigate what is reflecting across the lake, the boat they drive is registered in North Carolina, where the film was shot, instead of Louisiana, where the film is set. (at around 53 mins) See more
Miss Laurent, are you all right? Miss Laurent!
We will cast a shadow over you that can't be distinguished from Fate. - "Legends of Haiti" See more
The Upper Peninsula
Written and Performed by Sufjan Stevens
Courtesy of Asthmatic Kitty Records
By Arrangement with Mixtape Music See more