Synopsis: This movie is about the Shade family, a year after the death of the mother/wife Leah, the husband and father (Eric McCormack) and his two children go to a cabin retreat in the mountains. While there they are tormented by visions and happenings that start to scare them. But are these incidents real or in their minds? The father feels compelled to barricade them in the cabin in order to keep them safe. But will it work out?
Director(s): Andrew Currie
Production: Image Entertainment
82 min


Hey, babe.

What is it?

The cabin I used to go to

when I was the kids' age.

We should take them there,

give them their first white Christmas.

- You think it's still there?

- Yeah.

Place was built

like a brick you-know-what.

Shit house?

Why, when I say you-know-what... feel compelled

to fill in the blanks?

- Because I know it makes you crazy.

- Yes, it makes me crazy.

Looks inviting.

I'm gonna need contact with my patients.

It's in the middle of nowhere.

And that's what makes it great.

Besides, you could use some contact

with your kids.

That's the third time you've made

a crack like that in the last few weeks.

- Just making sure that you heard me.

- Sweetheart, I'm not 12.

You know, I get it.

It's just-- I try, but work is insane.

I've got all those new patients.

And I just...

I know.

Look, kids are your strong suit,

mine's paying the bills.

That's the plan.

That was always the plan. Remember?

You're better at that.

You're better at everything.

- You're better at playing baseball.

- That's crap.

Besides, taking care of the kids...

...takes a lot less energy and time

than you think it does.

You make it look easy.

Here it is, guys.

- It doesn't even look open.

- Yeah? Well, it's supposed to be.

Okay, 9'~lY5-

- I'm just gonna get the keys to the cabin.

- Dad, it's spooky out here.

- I think it's kind of cool.

- Yeah, it is kind of cool.

And kind of spooky.

Wait here.


Mr. Howes?



- What do you want?

- God, man.

- You scared the hell out of me.

- Oh, I'm sorry about that.

- Are you Mr. Howes?

- Sheriff Howes, actually.

Oh, I'm Terrance Shade.

Leah Tyler's husband.

It's nice to finally meet you.

I was so sorry to hear about your loss.

I remember her.

She was just the sweetest little child.

My wife and I both loved her

very much.

- May God rest them both.

- Thank you.

I was expecting you earlier.

I thought I had my days mixed up.

I know. Sorry. Took me longer

than I thought to get the kids organized.

Not a problem.

I got the keys to the cabin inside.

Well, come on.

Well, here's the cabin keys.

I closed the station early

because there wasn't much going on.

That's some cough you got.

You okay?

Oh, yeah, I'm fine.

I'm just getting over a little thing.

- Everything's ready?

- I got everything you wanted.

Enough for a week, easy.

Lots of ice, mac and cheese,

candy, decorations.

The fridge upstairs is on the fritz...

...but the freezer down in the basement

is stocked full.

- Great.

- It's beautiful up there.

Your kids are gonna have fun.

Just like their mom did.

Yeah, she really lit up

when she talked about this place.

She used to run up and down

those aisles looking for candy.

I can see her in those two.

Come on, you guys.

You got plenty. Let's go. Jake.


Well, now.

- What's this guy's name?

- Jack the Ripper.

- Sweet.

- Thanks. Appreciate it.

Oh, no. It's free candy day.

You're in luck. It's free candy day.

- Supposed to snow like hell.

- Snow, huh?

That's good for snowmen

and all that good snow stuff.

- Absolutely essential.

- Come on, you guys.

- Thanks, Mr. Howes.

- Thank you.

- Merry Christmas.

- Merry Christmas. Thanks, sheriff.


How come you don't have

any pictures of Mom?

Sure I do.

Where? I never see them.

Don't you think about her any more?

Sweetheart, I will always

think about your mom.

Sometimes it's hard

for people to keep things...

...that remind them

of someone who's gone.

Sometimes, they just wanna make it

through the day without feeling sad.

You know what I mean?

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