creepy and atmospheric in the Dementia 13 mode
Movie Lover: call me Z
somewhere out there
-- May, 12, 2006
A teenager named Emmaline witnesses the murder of her aunt, who's pushed out of a wheelchair and drowned in a pool. The shock traumatizes her so badly that it causes total memory loss. An unscruplously-enterprising creep who'd been trying to marry Emmaline's aunt for her money marries Emmaline six years later in hopes of getting his hands on the estate she's inherited. He's not too helpful in her efforts to recover her memory, but she pokes around in a sealed-off wing of the family house, trying to investigate the past. Meanwhile, her architect boyfriend discovers that something has been added on their stables for some reason. These hidden secrets turn out to be pretty sinister, as you might have guessed. Interesting little horror film that was part of the post-Psycho wave. Has some good atmosphere and good twists and turns. This film slipped through the cracks and became forgotten, but is worthy of re-discovery.