Trauma


A complex psychological thriller which examines how people react to dramatic events in their life. The hero is a married man, who wakes up in hospital after a car accident in which his wife died. A famous pop star was also killed in the accident. As he recovers, he seeks help from a doctor, a spirit medium, and the sexy young lady next door. He is plagued by visions and hautings, and things get more confusing when the medium tells him that his wife is still alive. Is he in denial, suffering from stress, or is something else going on?

90 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Violence).
Drama.

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Where
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Credits

Cast
Colin Firth, Mena Suvari, Naomie Harris, Tommy Flanagan, Sean Harris
Director
Marc Evans
ScreenplayRichard Smith
MusicAlex Heffes
CinematographyJohn Mathieson, Nic Sandler
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS
SA distributorSter-Kinekor
Made in2004
Produced byLittle Bird Productions, BBC Films, Grosvenor Park Productions, Little Bird Ltd.

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageInfrequent and mild
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceGraphic, real and imaginary
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsThe theme is complex — psychological thriller in a dramatic manner. The manner in which the girl gets killed is horrific. There is general morbidity and darkness throughout the whole feature.
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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Die Burger
Francois Bloemhof
5
iAfrica.com
Bulelwa Languza
5
Mail & Guardian
Shaun de Waal
6
Sunday Times
Barry Ronge
5
BBC
Jamie Russell
15
eye Weekly
Jason Anderson
5

What the People say

Internet
742 Netizens
9

Average .. 36%

7




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