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Housewife (2017)

Not Rated | | Horror, Thriller | 2 October 2018 (USA)
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On a snowy eve, Little Holly's sister and father are killed by her frantic mother. Years later, Holly is married, lonely, and her life is soon about take a turn for the ultra weird, when she visits "Umbrella of Love and Mind".

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Can Evrenol
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Credited cast:
Clémentine Poidatz ... Holly / Wife
Ali Aksöz Ali Aksöz ... Timucin / Husband
David Sakurai ... Bruce / ULM leader
Alicia Kapudag Alicia Kapudag ... Valery / Timucin and Holly's ex-lover
Defne Halman ... Holly's Mother
Ömer Naci Gülalp Ömer Naci Gülalp ... Holly's father
Elif Gülalp Elif Gülalp ... Hazel / Child
Zuri Sen Zuri Sen ... Holly / Child
Müge Büyüktalas ... Asuman / Rich's wife
Brandon Patton Brandon Patton ... Rich / Asuman's husband
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hamit Annak Hamit Annak ... Bartender
Can Bonomo Can Bonomo ... Moroccon ULM fan
Resit Berker Enhos ... Alex / ULM Member
Gunes Galava Gunes Galava ... Grandmother
Haktan Kaan Icel Haktan Kaan Icel ... ULM Member
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Storyline

Holly lives with the memory of her sister and father's death at the hands of her frantic mother. It's been years since the incident, and she how finds herself amidst motherhood discussions of her own. One day after having diappeared for two years, Valeria, once she and Timucin, her husband had lived a thresome sexual relationship with visits them. Now she is a member of a cult group called "Umbrella of Love and Mind" run by leader Bruce. One night she attends their seminar with her husband by Valeria's invitation. Asuman and Rich, a couple who are their friends also join them. During the seminar Bruce invites her to the stage. They preach following their bodies and embracing their dreams, and she is chosen explicitly by Bruce to join their ranks. Why? For reasons she will wish she never knew.

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There's Only You And Your Dreams

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Starts well but goes off the boil quickly
6 October 2018 | by mjsregSee all my reviews

The movie starts well with what looks like an engaging and strong story, then gradually fades to the point of just wanting it to end as soon as possible.

Technically the film was fine, as was the acting as far as I am concerned - the story and the way it was told are the problem. All of a sudden it goes from being a logical progression into some kind of disjointed mess of editing that throws the viewer out of it, then desperately tries to win them back.

One to miss and/or forget.


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Country:

Turkey | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 October 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Istanbul, Turkey

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$8,408
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