After her young son is killed in a tragic accident, a woman learns of a ritual which will bring him back to say goodbye, but when she disobeys a sacred warning, she upsets the balance between life and death.
Returning to her childhood home in Louisiana to recuperate from a horrific car accident, Jessabelle comes face to face with a long-tormented spirit that has been seeking her return -- and has no intention of letting her escape.
An American nanny is shocked that her new English family's boy is actually a life-sized doll. After she violates a list of strict rules, disturbing events make her believe that the doll is really alive.
A family lives an idyllic existence abroad until a tragic accident takes the life of their young son. The inconsolable mother learns of an ancient ritual that will bring him back to say a final goodbye. She travels to an ancient temple, where a door serves as a mysterious portal between two worlds. But when she disobeys a sacred warning to never open that door, she upsets the balance between life and death.Written by
20th Century Fox
External parts of the house that is shown in the movie is the house where Rudyard Kipling was born. The stuffed tiger toy in the movie is called Khan and the book the mother keeps reading to her son is Jungle Book. Probably the maker's way of paying tribute to Kipling. See more »
In the bathroom, after having washed her face, Maria dries her face with a towel. Her skin is fairly dry but after a cut to a close-up it is wet again. See more »
[finds herself outside the cursed temple]
no... no... Michael... no
Maria? Honey where are you?
[shown to be on the other side of the cursed door struggling to open it]
I can't see you
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Since a good horror film like "the others" or "shining" apparently comes every decade or two, I've stopped having high expectations. I'm not sure what, but may be horror films can either be masterpieces or a failure. Or it's just that not much budget is put into them. Acting, premise and plot was decent. So I feel a little unfair when I'm gonna bring down so much good work just because of poor writing.
The beginning was appropriately paced fast enough, but it is then that you also realise the narration fails to develop the characters.
Passed mid time, story begs for the resident of the house to question the sudden change in his house, and he doesn't. At that point I start skipping before I get bored.
I watched this because another comment said it was worth a watch. Well, I'm recommending it is if you have some side activity, or if you easily get excited .
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