October Gale

Synopsis: A doctor takes in a mysterious man who washes ashore at her remote cottage with a gunshot wound. Quickly they both learn the killer has arrived to finish the job, while a storm has cut them off from the mainland.
Director(s): Ruba Nadda
Production: IFC Films
  2 nominations.
 
IMDB:
5.2
Metacritic:
48
Rotten Tomatoes:
19%
UNRATED
Year:
2014
91 min
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This was always James's

favorite time of the year.

ED:
When the tourists

aren't up yet.

HELEN:
Hm!

Well, I'll give you a call

when your boat's ready.

Probably in a day or two.

HELEN:
The little

one will have to do.

I got it.

[BOAT MOTOR THROTTLES UP]

[LAPPING WAVES]

[GENTLE PIANO]

[GENTLE WAVES]

[PHONE BEEP]

[PHONE BEEP]

[PHONE RINGING]

JAMES:
Hi, you've reached James Matthews.

I can't take--

[BEEPS]

[THUNDER]

[BANGING IN DISTANCE]

[THUNDER]

HELEN:
Hm.

[BANGING]

[THUNDER]

[HOWLING WIND]

[THUNDER]

[HEAVY RAPID BREATHS]

HELEN:
Oh, my God.

WILL:
Ah! Ah!

HELEN:
Just calm down.

Calm down.

You found me.

I can help you.

HELEN:
Okay.

WILL:
No, please, please. Please

don't leave. Please don't leave.

HELEN:
I'll be right back.

I'll be right back.

Okay.

Okay, alright.

Calm down.

Okay.

WILL:
[GROANS AND BREATHS]

[DISTANT THUNDER]

WILL:
Ah! Ah!

HELEN:
Let go.

HELEN:
Let go.

Let go. It's okay.

WILL:
Ah! F*ck!

WILL:
Ah! Ah!

HELEN:
I need you to open your mouth.

Open your mouth.

Swallow. Swallow.

Drink.

[THUNDER]

[LIGHT HOWLING WIND]

[LOW RHYTHMIC MUSIC]

HELEN:
Shit.

[DISTANT THUNDER]

[WIND AND CRASHING WAVES]

[BOAT MOTOR]

[BOAT MOTOR THROTTLES UP]

WILL:
Hello?

WILL:
Hello?

[VIOLIN AND PIANO SCORE]

[BOAT MOTOR]

[DISTANT THUNDER]

[CLOSE THUNDER]

[BOAT MOTOR LABORING]

WILL:
I was looking

for Aspirin.

HELEN:
Did I tell you

to take an Aspirin?

Take those.

WILL:
Red sky in the morning,

sailor's warning, huh?

HELEN:
What?

WILL:
No, it's

just an old saying.

HELEN:
No, I know the saying.

My husband says

it all the time.

WILL:
Where's he at?

HELEN:
In the city.

He's coming back later today.

WILL:
I'm William.

Will.

HELEN:
Helen. You're

bleeding again.

[HEAVY BREATHING]

HELEN:
Put it back down.

WILL:
Okay.

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Ruba Nadda

Ruba Nadda (born 6 December 1972) is a Canadian film director. She made several award-winning short films, including Lost Woman Story, Interstate Love Story, So Far Gone and Damascus Nights before writing and directing features I Always Come to You, Unsettled and Sabah. Her movie Cairo Time won the Best Canadian Feature Film award at the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival and was Best Reviewed Romance on Rotten Tomatoes for 2010. She is known for shooting feature films in very short time spans. more…

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