Red Lights

Synopsis: The skeptical psychologist Dr. Margaret Matheson and her assistant, physicist Tom Buckley, are specialists in disclosing fraudulent paranormal phenomena. When the famous psychic Simon Silver reappears to his public after many years of absence, Tom becomes singularly obsessed in determining whether Silver is a fraud or not.
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Director(s): Rodrigo Cortés
Production: Millenium Entertainment
  2 nominations.
 
IMDB:
6.2
Metacritic:
36
Rotten Tomatoes:
28%
R
Year:
2012
114 min
$49,251
Website
44 Views

Margaret.

Margaret.

Margaret.

Yes?

You should get

some sleep.

Dr. Matheson!

Thanks for coming.

You can't imagine how

pleased I am to see you.

This is Dr. Matheson,

actually.

Oh, I'm sorry.

Please, forgive me.

These last few days have

been a bit difficult.

Don't worry, I should have worn a lab coat.

That's Dr. Buckley.

Nice to meet you.

The pleasure's

all mine, really.

You can't begin to imagine what's

been going on here, really.

We haven't slept

a wink in weeks--

isn't that right, Sarah?

She hasnt' been coping

very well None of us have

Did I mention we haven't

slept a wink in days?

That's it.

Did you hear?

It's starting.

Did you hear him?

He is a bit angry today.

Who's angry?

Traci's been

a real help, you know?

She's, uh-- she's

been such a help.

I bet.

Can we see the rest

of the house?

Sure. This

way, please.

It's an old house,

but the price was great.

We only moved in a while ago.

We're still settling in.

Hi, I'm Tom.

Uh, I'm a physicist.

- If you want to keep doing--

- I'm a physicist, too.

What did you think I was?

A housewife?

- A hairdresser?

- No, I--

- Oh, I--I didn't mean--

- Forget it.

Actually, I am

a hairdresser.

Oh.

Traci.

Traci Northrop.

Tom, enough mingling.

We're going upstairs.

I know, she's

been a real help.

Since when?

I don't know,

a few days.

Three or four, isn't

that right, Sarah?

You took so long. We

didn't know where to turn.

We're not a public

service, Mr. Sidgwick.

We do what we can.

Sure. Uh, excuse

me a moment.

The girls' room.

Susan.

How many times have

I told you not to play

on the floor till

the heating gets fixed.

We're still settling

in, you know?

We, uh--still have some

stuff to sort out.

But the price

was great.

Stand up, sweetheart,

and say hello.

Say hi.

Hi.

- Hi.

- Hi.

You said "the girls."

Julia is

at her grandparents'.

She wasn't

feeling so great,

so we thought

we just as soon

send her back to Vermont

for a few days.

A few days.

She's much better now.

Everything's ready.

Sorry. I didn't

mean to butt in.

Whenever you want.

Too much light.

When I begin the session,

no matter what happens,

please don't break

the circle.

It can be dangerous.

January twenty-second.

Eleven fifteen.

Session participants are, from

- Mr. Sidgwick

and his wife,

Dr. Margaret Matheson

and Traci Northrop.

The session is recorded

by Dr. Thomas Buckley.

Temperature is dropping

slowly, one degree--

Correction, two degrees.

Spring scale pressure

remains constant.

I--I can hardly hear you.

Speak up, please.

I can hardly hear you.

I know.

I know, but you

have to speak louder.

Gently.

Please, we've

come to help you.

It really hurts!

Stop it.

Tell it to stop!

Michael, don't break it.

It hurts.

I can't--

I demand

that you stop!

I'm telling you, I

demand that you stop!

Michael, don't

break the circle.

It hurts!

I can't!

- Don't break the circle!

- I demand that you stop!

Mommy! Mommy!

I'm scared, Mommy!

Let's get out of here.

Let's go away from here.

Okay, darling.

Okay.

So do you

miss Vermont?

- Where do you live?

- In Bakersfield.

Nice?

Uh-huh.

Your sister

like it too?

Who had the idea

about the closet?

Was that you,

or your sister?

Julia.

She show you how to bang it

against the wall like that?

It really

scares my dad.

What about your mom?

Mom wants to leave, too.

Let's make a deal,

just between you and me.

Do we have

to shake hands?

No, we don't have

to shake hands.

Here's the deal.

If you promise not

to do it again

I won't say

anything to your dad.

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Rodrigo Cortés

Rodrigo Cortés Giráldez (born May 31, 1973) is a Spanish film director, producer, screenwriter, editor, and occasional actor. He directed the 2010 psychological thriller Buried. more…

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