6 Souls

Synopsis: After the death of her husband, Dr. Cara Harding's faith in God has been shaken, but not her belief in science. In an attempt to get her more open to accepting unexplainable psychiatric theories, her father introduces her to Adam, a patient with multiple personalities who also takes on some of the physical characteristics of his other personalities. But Cara quickly discovers that his other personalities were murder victims and the more she finds out about Adam and his past, the closer she and her loved ones are to becoming murder victims themselves.
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"Do you ever have emotions

that you can't explain?

"Have you ever lost control

of these emotions?

"Do these emotions have a name?"

These were the first three questions

that Dr Malicent asked of Joseph Kinkirk

just six hours after his arrest,

to which Kinkirk answered,

"Yes, yes, and Henry."

This course of exchange

laid the foundation

for a defence that failed

not only because of the meticulously

collected physical evidence, um,

but also because of

the currently accepted opinion

in modern psychology -

multiple personality syndrome

does not exist.

It was a psychological fad,

a therapist-induced disorder

perpetuated by an unending barrage

of TV talk shows and novels

and ill-conceived Hollywood movies.

Joseph Kinkirk

has been under observation

at various psychiatric institutions

for most of his adult life

and yet there has not been

one documented reference to Henry

until after his arrest.

Henry did not abduct Sarah McKenzie.

He didn't strip her naked

or tie her to a bed in the cellar.

He didn't rape her 12-year-old body

or attempt to remove her ovaries

with a box cutter.

And he didn't videotape

the two hours it took Sarah

to bleed to death

when that operation failed.

Henry did not commit

these atrocities because...

...Henry does not exist.

Joseph Kinkirk is fully aware

of his actions...

...just as he was

when he committed them.

It's after midnight, I'm afraid.

I know.

I need two shots of tequila, a waterback

and some volume on the TV.



At one minute past midnight.

The State of Missouri began the execution

of Joseph Kinkirk by lethal injection.

With no reprieve coming

from the Governor's office...

Oh, God.

Can I have two...

two more shots, please?

Would you like me

to change the channel?

No, that's fine.

...and Mr Kinkirk was pronounced dead

at 18 minutes past the hour.

As you've just heard.

Joseph Kinkirk has been put to death

in a Missouri state prison.

We will have further reaction

to this execution...

- Hello.

- Hi, Mommy!

Hi, sweetie.

I miss you.

I miss you too.

What's that noise?

Uncle Stephen's making breakfast.

OK, now can we go to Starbucks?

How was last night?

We watched 'Night of the Living Dead'.

Oh, no - secrets! Shh.

Put your uncle on the phone.

Mommy wants to talk to you.

So did you see them

fry the bad guy last night?

It was lethal injection. And no.

You get sh*t-faced as usual?

Watch your language in front of Sammy.

Sorry. Did you, as usual, get sh*t-faced?

I'm running late.

I'll see you this afternoon, OK?


Hey. Hey! That's rude.

Your mother hung up on me.

Dad, can I call you back?

I'm just at the airport...

I need your opinion on a patient!

You 're shouting again.

Am I?


Look, I think you 'll find this one

to be very interesting.

Just send me the file and I'll look it over.

No, no, you have to meet him.

I'll pick you up at the airport.

Just give him one hour.

You can't expect me to rearrange my life

every time you dig up

some medical oddity.

Did you hang up?



So where'd you find

this David Bernburg?

He was referred to me by Dr Foster.



Well, that figures.

David was picked up for vagrancy

and then released into Charlie's care

the next day.

Well, how long has

he been a patient here?

Couple of days. Since the weekend.

That's all?


You usually like

to treat them for a month

before you let me pick them apart.

Ah, but this one

has a whole new kind of act.

Oh, yeah?


Can we get a little heat going in here?




Thank you.


I'm Dr Cara Jessup.

And you must be David.

David Bernburg. Is that right?


'Bernburg' - is that German?

I don't know.

Do you know why we're here?

You want to ask me some questions.

Is that alright with you?


OK. Have you been in a wheelchair

your entire life?


I had an accident a few years back.


Are you left- or right-handed?


And, um, in your childhood home,

how many windows are there?

11 if you count

the star window in the door.

But it didn't open.

OK, so when you 're

counting these windows,

are you inside or outside the house?

Inside. It's warmer.


Were you raised in any religion?

Ma'am, I was raised in the mountains.

God held our hand

and the devil waited for us to fall.

I'd like to show you

a series of abstract images

and I'd like you to just describe

any thought that comes to mind, OK?

Two small children.


And they're playing that game, um...

Patty cake, patty cake...

OK, OK. Good.

And this one?

It looks like an elephant in the circus.

Is it a big elephant?

No, a baby elephant.

Do you see any numbers in the circle?


How about this one?


Do you ever have any emotions

you can't explain?


Do you ever feel angry or violent

or depressed for no apparent reason?


OK. Thank you very much.

Alright, Dad, I'm waiting.

For what?

Well, you didn't bring me here

to meet David, did you?

Mind if I make a call?

No, I got nothing but time.

Go right ahead.


This is Dr Harding. Is Adam there?

I'm sorry, Dr Harding.

I'm the only one here.

I'd like you to look for him.

What was that?

This is Adam.

Adam, it's Dr Harding.

I wonder if you would have a moment

to speak with a colleague of mine?


You didn't need to do that.

Do what?

Show off. It makes you

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Michael Cooney

Michael Cooney (born 1943, Carmel, California, United States) is an American folk and blues musician who performed in the 1960s folk revival. He is known for his blues performances as well as for performing at, and organizing, many folk festivals. Cooney served on the boards of the Newport Folk Festival and also the National Folk Festival. His albums include The Cheese Stands Alone, Singer of Old Songs, Still Cooney After All These Years, Pure Unsweetened, and Together Again. more…

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