Synopsis: Sophie Hartley is convinced that she is being stalked. She becomes increasingly certain that her husband's beautiful co-worker, Mara, wants her children, her husband and her life. But no one believes Sophie. Forced to prove her sanity, Sophie grows increasingly paranoid - but is she imagining things? Sophie becomes completely caught up in her obsession, turning stalker herself - and makes a discovery more frightening than her worst fear.
Director(s): Ann Turner
Production: First Look International
  1 nomination.
103 min

[soft music]

[children laugh]

You're out, mom !

Oh, my God,

l left the iron on.

Oome on !

Mom, you promised us

some ice cream.

We'll get some at home.

There isn't any at home.

( Sophie )

l think there might be.

[hinges screech]

[girls laugh and scream]

[heavy breathing]


Oraig !

Oraig !

Oraig !

Oraig !


[birds chirp]

[loud purring]

\ time after time \

\ lf you fall,

l will catch you

l will be waiting \

\ Time after time \

\ After my picture fades

and darkness

has turned to gray \

\ Watching through windows

you're wondering

if l'm okay \

\ Secrets stolen \

\ from deep inside \

[voices from TV]

[women continue singing]

( Ruby )

Elly, Elly.

Sh !

[voices from TV]

[singing continues]

\ l will be waiting

time after time \

\ Time after time

Time-- \


Thank you !

[music from the TV]

\ Time after time \

Sh !

\ Time after time \

\ Time after time.

Time after time \

( Elly )

l can't hear my show

with all this noise!

You're show is finished !

[turns off TV]

Spotty quoll wants

some orange juice.

Alright. There should be

one open in the fridge.


There is not.

Well then, look

in the pantry.

[hinges screech]


Good boy, Spotty quoll.

[hinges screech]



No, that's not

a real word, is it?

There's too many--


l don't--

l give up.

What is it?

[chiming music]

l ncandescence!

Glowing with heat?

l know it means

glowing with heat.

How did you know that word?

l can't top

in spelling today?

You can top in spelling today

because you're so clever!

You're the smartest girl !


Oh, Jesus!

Alright, next word.

( Elly shouting )

Mommy, mommy!

What is it, baby?

What's the matter?

There was someone

in the hallway!

Oh, no.

No, there isn't.

What did you hear?

There was someone running

and breathing like a sick cat.

l'm scared.

Sweetheart, you know

what it probably was?

Your sister and l

where in the back

and that funny little

wind-up dog went off.

Maybe it was that.


No, mommy, there's someone

in your bedroom.

Well, l'll go

and find out, okay?

Wait here for me.

Mommy's gonna check it out.

Take care of Spotty.


Don't let him get scared.

l'll be right back.

[soft piano music]

[clock ticking]


[thriller music]


Oome on with me.

Got a game going.

( Sophie )


Spotty quoll's starving !

Oh ! We might eat soon, ey?

Here we go!

What was it, dad,

that mom used to grow?

Was it primula?


Where's Oraig?

l'm rushing to pick him up.

He lost his keys.

Lost his keys?

That's not good.

That's not good

but you're great.

Thank you so much.

Bye, girls.

See you in the morning.

Bee good now.

Oh, uhm, you know what?

Maybe l could pick up

some petunia seedlings.

No, they'll just be

a niusance, Soph.

Too much watering.


[Oindi Lauper singing

Time after time]

lt's so beautiful.

lt's the shadows

that make it so stunning.

Moment between the owl

and the dove.

No, that's back to fronts,

not the shadows.

lt is the quality

of the light that counts.

Oould you just agree with me

for once on our special day?

Did l say anything?

Did you know?

Here's to the next decade

being as great as the last.


[ Time after time continues]

You know what l did today?

l finished

my first illustration.

Good for you.

Full patronizing?

No, l mean it.

l know this is

a difficult one for you.

So, you'll tell me

what the secret is?

No, then there won't be

a secret.

Everyone's going to see it.

You're painting for a book.

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