One life ends. Seven others begin.
Toni Collette, Brittany Murphy, Marcia Gay Harden, James Franco, Josh Brolin, Rose Byrne, Giovanni Ribisi, Kerry Washington, Mary Steenburgen, Mary Beth Hurt, Piper Laurie, Nick Searcy
|Sound formats||Dolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS|
|Produced by||Lakeshort Entertainment, Pitbull Pictures|
|Language||Very strong, frequent, includes blasphemy|
|Nudity||A couple of explicit scenes|
|Sex||Moderately shown, strongly implied|
|Violence||Fairly intense, bloody and gory|
|Comments||This movie is disturbing and deals with complex and rather mature themes, which include prostitution, serial killing, extreme loneliness and dependancy, strong sexual references and sexual language is frequent.|
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What the Critics say
|Cape Argus / The Star|
Theresa Smith It's grim, but thought-provoking.
Francois Bloemhof Aangryende spel en subtiele regie.
Kevin Crust Serial killer tales strike spooky key.
|Mail & Guardian|
Shaun de Waal
Annette Bayne The Dead Girl is a dark and often sad film which offers only a little in the way of hopeful resolution.
John P. McCarthy Though nicely executed from a technical standpoint, the subject of victimized womanhood receives extreme treatment.
Tomatometer This dark thriller boasts a fresh approach.
What the People say
2756 Netizens Not a revolutionary experience but great acting and strong script
Average .. 60%