Synopsis: An agoraphobic inherits her father's house in a remote part of the Florida Keys. When weird things start happening, she discovers that there's something far more terrifying trapped inside the house with her.
86 min

What have I done?

What have I done?

Be careful. Don't wake her.

Don't worry.

She's dead to the world.

It's so peaceful here.

Yeah, I have a good feeling

about this place.

Look at this view.

I know, right?


I had forgotten

how beautiful this house is.

You can see the ocean

from here.

Hey, quick. Turn her around

from the window.

What's wrong with her?

I think she's just

having a nightmare.

Faye, are you all right?

She doesn't look good.

It's just a reaction to

the sedative I've given her.

She's a little disoriented

right now.

So why'd you give her

something so strong?

Because it took us an hour

and a half to get here.

Did you really want me to risk her

waking up in the middle of our trip?

How are you doing?


Are you okay?

Remember this house, dear?

Remember we talked

about this place for months?

About coming here so that

you continue your therapy

from inside the safety

of your house.

I think she's ready.

Not yet.

She still seems

very disoriented.

This was an awful idea.

How could you agree to this,


Faye wanted this.

I'm here.

I'm in the room.

How are you feeling?

My head is pounding.

I'm so sorry.

That's just a side effect from

the sedative I've given you.

Are you okay?

Do you remember this house,


- Vaguely.

- Where are you?

My father's house.

And why are you here?

I'm here to get better.

Are you ready to take a look

at the view outside?

No, I don't think

I'm ready yet.

Faye, you can do this.

Just remember

the breathing exercises.

You're going to breathe

in through your nose...

for a count of five,

and then breathe out

through your mouth.

Five again.

Now, it's okay.

Get ready to turn her around.

Come on, Faye, you can do it.

There we go. There we go.

Come on.

That's it.

That's it, baby girl.

You see? You see?

You're only a few feet

from the glass.

You're safe now.

Nothing bad is going

to happen to you.

How long is this going to last?

She's doing good. Right, babe?

Right, babe?

- No!

- Turn her back around.

Turn her around.

You did so good.

I'm proud of you, baby.

I need a drink.

There's a bottle of vodka

in the kitchen.

I don't know

how old it is though.

Vodka doesn't go bad, right?

Come on, Faye.

Show me the rest

of your new house.

So what kind of

draconian treatment is this?

It's called

cognitive behavioral treatment

and exposure therapy.

You're causing her anxiety

on purpose.

It's one of the known cures

for agoraphobia.

This can be my bedroom

when I stay over.

Ah, look at the view

from up here.

And you listened to this quack?

Faye and I both decided

that this place would be

the ideal place

to continue her therapy.

Here she can be closer

to the outside world.


I'm definitely getting

a new mattress.

I refuse to sleep where my father slept

with that witch all those years.

You can afford a whole new set.

Her father dying

and leaving her this place

might be the best thing

he ever did for her.

The only thing,

considering he locked her up

in a boarding school.

Being in this house might reverse

all those years of neglect.


Oh, my God.

I think this closet

is bigger than my entire condo.

What happened?

The door just closed by itself.

It's probably a draft.

Wow, look at this bathroom!

But all the windows are closed.

What I'd give to get

a listing like this.


Commission on our condo

not good enough?

I have a surprise.

A surprise?

I thought you didn't

want any pets.

I rescued him

right before they... you know.

Who would want to put this

beautiful little guy to sleep?

Thank you so much.

You're welcome.

He'll keep you company

when I'm at work.

He's a big guy.

Hey, Dr. Murphy and Margie

are leaving.

I have to go.

They're my ride back.

Call me if you need anything,

all right?

I'll be fine.

Welcome home,

my beautiful wife.

I'm gonna get better here.

I'm going to go see them off.

- Tell them I say "bye."

- All right.


You come up with a name

for him yet?


like my favorite character.


A crazy, suicidal guy?

Yeah, it's fitting,

don't you think?


You're gonna work right now?

I didn't want to tell you

until I was sure.


The case I'm working on,

it's going to trial,

and they want me

to lead the trial team.

That's great.

Yeah, it's a great

opportunity for me,

especially if I want

to make partner.

What's wrong?

What aren't you telling me?

Well, the trial would be held

at the downtown courthouse.

If I take the case,

I can't come home every night.

And leave me here by myself?

No, we can get Stephanie

to stay with you.

No, absolutely not.

I'm sick of being

a burden to her.

I'll find somebody else

to come stay with you.

A complete stranger?

Somebody to just help you take

care of this place while I'm gone.

You'll have time to work

on your dissertation.

Okay, fine.

I'll tell 'em

I can't take the case.


If it's important to you...

Are you sure?


Hey, little guy,

what are you looking at?


not everything is a toy.

You better behave.

We don't want this lady

thinking we're crazy.

Come on.

Did Tom explain

about Faye's condition?

He told me she's afraid

to go outside.

Good. Then I don't have to

go into all that.

I hope Stephanie

is not scaring you away.

No, your husband

had already filled me in.

And you still want to take

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