A family curse confines orphaned twins Rachel and Edwards to their home, in punishment for their ancestors' sins. Bound to the rules of a haunting childhood lullaby, the twins must never let any outsiders inside the house.


Brian O'Malley


David Turpin
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Credited cast:
Charlotte Vega ... Rachel
Bill Milner ... Edward
Eugene Simon ... Sean
David Bradley ... Bermingham
Deirdre O'Kane ... Maura
Moe Dunford ... Dessie
Roisin Murphy ... Kay
Brendan O'Rourke ... British Soldier
Emmet Kelly Emmet Kelly ... British Soldier
Anthony Murphy Anthony Murphy ... Pat
Elijah Egan Elijah Egan ... Dessie's Cohorts
Matthew Sludds Matthew Sludds ... Dessie's Cohorts
Ronan Byrne Ronan Byrne ... Dessie's Cohorts
Jack O'Malley Jack O'Malley ... Young Edward
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rachel Bennett Rachel Bennett ... Village extra


1920, rural Ireland. Anglo Irish twins Rachel and Edward share a strange existence in their crumbling family estate. Each night, the property becomes the domain of a sinister presence (The Lodgers) which enforces three rules upon the twins: they must be in bed by midnight; they may not permit an outsider past the threshold; if one attempts to escape, the life of the other is placed in jeopardy. When troubled war veteran Sean returns to the nearby village, he is immediately drawn to the mysterious Rachel, who in turn begins to break the rules set out by The Lodgers. The consequences pull Rachel into a deadly confrontation with her brother - and with the curse that haunts them.

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Rated R for some violence, sexuality and nudity | See all certifications »

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All of the three lead cast were excellent swimmers and performed their own underwater stunts See more »


In the opening scene when Rachel rushes to return home from the estate grounds, it is clearly late evening, with the blue of the sky still fading. Yet, as she returns to her room, Edward tells her it is about midnight. See more »

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Interesting Concept...That's It.
5 June 2018 | by stefans-48118See all my reviews

An interesting concept that suffers from poor writing. Weird things happen without rhyme or reason and the audience is never given an explanation for anything. Minor conflicts in the movie happen for the sake of taking up time to bring it to an hour and a half and no resolutions are ever provided The acting isn't horrible, I guess.

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Release Date:

23 February 2018 (USA) See more »

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The Lodgers See more »


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$5,053, 25 February 2018

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2.35 : 1
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