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Release Date: August 12, 2005Running Time: 93 mins.
MPAA Rating: RBox Office: $374,903.00
Genre: Action, Adaptation, Period, Thriller


Natasha Richardson

Marton Csokas

Ian McKellen

Hugh Bonneville

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In 1950s England, Stella Raphael, a restless, beautiful woman, desperately desires to find in romantic love the one thing that will change everything. When her husband Max, an ambitious forensic psychiatrist, is appointed Deputy Superintendent at a high-security psychiatric hospital for the criminally insane, Stella and her young son come with him to live on the grounds. Being in proximity of madness has a dangerous attraction for this woman; with its eerie, gothic beauty and endless echoing corridors, the institution itself seems to draw Stella in. Then she meets inmate Edgar Stark, an artist confined for murdering his wife in a jealous rage. There is a visceral connection between the two. ... Full Summary >>