Synopsis: A young girl is sexually abused by her father. Thus, begins the disturbing tale of a father and daughter torn apart, thrown into the center of a conspiracy that shocks the nation.
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Director(s): Alejandro Amenábar
Production: The Weinstein Company
  1 win & 2 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
106 min

you've seen the way that they live.

On top of that,

she lost her mom.

She's had a pretty shitty life.

Maybe she just...

wanted to get away from it all.

I don't know.

Well still, I mean you really think

a seventeen year old girl is going to...

...put her dad in prison just because

she wants to change her life?

We can't rule that out.


Yeah right, can't rule it out.

The boy calls his grandmother from a bar.

Trace one of those calls damn it.

Don't call me again until you find him.


Well umm..

- His mental state appears to be normal.

- I already told you that.

Big question is, why the sudden amnesia?

No one's going to believe him.

Bruce. Mr. Raines is here.

Don't think he's after anything.


If he doesn't want a lawyer, then he isn't

- trying to protect himself, right?

- I don't understand.

- Bruce!

- Yeah, I'm right here.

Say that again, professor, will ya.

I'm a bit of a dummy sometimes.

I don't think what John is doing

is a strategy,

on the contrary I think

he's trying to cooperate.

He keeps saying:
I think I did it.

But speaks like he wasn't there.

And to a certain

extent, he wasn't.

See this is a man who has spent years

trying to stop drinking.

And he does it by giving in to faith

which is an explosive combination.

Because on the one hand,

he goes too far, does awful things.

On the other hand he can't live

with the awful things he's done. So now...

...he can't find them in his head.

- He can't find them?

- He's repressed them.

The memories are behind some doors.

It's not that difficult to find a key

and free them. Provoke a regression.

Look, I'm not an expert.

But, I don't know.

- This all seems a little...

- It seems a little strange, doesn't it?

I suppose umm... I often tell my students

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Alejandro Amenábar

Alejandro Fernando Amenábar Cantos (born March 31, 1972), commonly known as Alejandro Amenábar, is a Spanish and Chilean film director, screenwriter and composer. Among other honors, he has won nine Goyas, two European Film Awards and an Oscar. He has written or co-written the screenplays to all six of his movies and composed almost all of the soundtracks. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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