Case 39 (2009)

Regia: Christian Alvart |
Emily é un'assistente sociale che si vede capitare per le mani il caso di Lilith Sullivan, una bambina di dieci anni che viene maltrattata dai genitori. Quando Emily si reca a casa dei Sullivan, non solo accerta la veridicità delle accuse, ma scopre anche che i genitori hanno intenzione di uccidere la bambina. Decide così di prendersi cura della piccola fino a quando il tribunale non le troverà una sistemazione definitiva, e d é da questo momento che Emily capisce che il problema é ben più grosso di quello che si credeva...

Generi: Horror | Mistero | Thriller |
Paesi: Canada | United States of America |
Tag: child abuse | social worker | detective | office | supernatural | murder | mental institution | cityscape | drawn | falling elevator | pier | super power | deadly |

Ultimi approfondimenti

"Lilith" is the name of a demonic entity (in this case, a succubus) from Ancient Near East mythologies. This suits the description of this movie character perfectly, as she feeds on negative emotions and other people's suffering in this movie. Dettaglio
In a couple of scenes, Lilith is seen wearing or holding items of red. In Doug's funeral scene, her collar is red, and as she gets off the bus, her umbrella is red. Red is seen as the color of the Devil. Dettaglio
Samantha Weinstein auditioned for the role of Lilith. Dettaglio

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Ultime frasi

[first lines] Lillith Sullivan: [waking] I can see you. Dettaglio
Emily Jenkins: Shut the fuck up, you miserable woman! Before I come down there and beat your ass like you beat your son, I have your address! So, you better think twice before you call me and start swearing at me! Dettaglio
Edward Sullivan: They say when you're born you're given your eternal soul. The part of you that lives on, lives again. Whatever evil she is didn't come from us. It was already there. From the moment she came into being, she brought something with her. Something older, destructive. Soul of a demon. Dettaglio

Ultimi errori

(at around 1h 29 mins) When Detective Barron is shot in the car, the blood running down the window is not at all bloodlike. It is thin and runs rapidly, looking more like strawberry soda than blood. Dettaglio
(at around 1h 24 mins) In the institutional dining room scene, you see an inmate eating peas one at a time using a metal knife and fork set. Shortly thereafter, Ed Sullivan stabs the man with a plastic fork. High risk facilities do not allow metal utensils, nor even regular plastic knives and forks, they use sporks (spoon - fork combination utensils with short tines). Otherwise, the result is they can be used as weapons, just as depicted here. Dettaglio
(at around 1h 35 mins) Gasoline will vaporize when pouring over a large surface area, such as the hall and walls. The gasoline vapor should have exploded all around Emily when she ignited the lighter. Dettaglio

Ultime connessioni

Code BlueA DVD cover can be seen. Dettaglio
Phelous & the Movies: Phelous Is on Case 39movie is reviewed Dettaglio
Great Movie Mistakes III: Not in 3DClips of mistakes shown Dettaglio

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