Joshua

The story of a perfect boy who had a perfect plan.


Joshua
A young family is overjoyed at the birth of their second child, a girl. The first-born, however, is not so thrilled. He feels neglected as the newcomer gets all the attention. Despite his angelic appearance, there lurks a dark evil behind that pleasant countenance, and soon mysterious things start going wrong in the household...

104 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language, Violence).
Horror, Thriller.

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Credits

Cast
Sam Rockwell, Vera Farmiga, Jacob Kogan, Celia Weston, Dallas Roberts, Michael McKean, Nancy Giles
Director
George Ratliff
ScreenplayDavid Gilbert, George Ratliff
MusicNico Muhly
CinematographyBenoït Debie
EditingJacob Craycroft
Sound formatsDolby Digital
Made in2007
Produced byATO Pictures

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Trailer: Medium

Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama, thriller
LanguageInfrequently mild
NudityNone
SexInfequently implied
ViolenceInfrequently mild (child abuse and endangerment)
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsThe storyline is not properly concluded for the viewers to have a full picture, however this was a portrayal of a disturbed family with a disturbed child.
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.

ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
4
Violence
3
Blood / Gore / Gross
3
Guns / Weapons
0
Profanity
4
Alcohol / Drugs
2
Smoking
2
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
5
Imitative Behaviour
3
Frightening / Tense Scenes
3
Jump Scenes
2
Tense Family Scenes
4
Music (Scary/Tense)
5
Music (Inappropriate)
0
Topics to talk about
3


Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Helen Herimbi quote iconParanoia and mysticism is brilliantly interwoven to create a masterpiece of a film.
15
Cape Times
Carina Chocano quote iconCreepy peek into the realm of child psychotics.
10
The Citizen
Natalie Bosman quote iconUnsettling — even after the lights come on
13
24.com
Ivan Sadler quote iconSometimes slow going, but never dull, and worth watching if you want to see something a little different.
10
Metacritic.com
25 critics
14
Rottentomatoes critics
88 critics
12
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconToo formulaic to distinguish itself from other films of its ilk.
12

What the People say

Internet
677 Netizens
12

Average .. 61%

12




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