The Unborn

Synopsis: While babysitting a boy and his baby brother, Casey Beldon has a dreadful nightmare involving a weird dog and an evil child, and she tells her best friend Romy over the phone. Casey is haunted by this boy, and when she goes to the ophthalmologist, he asks if she has a twin brother or sister. She asks her father and discovers that her mother lost a son that died in the womb. Casey suspects that she is haunted by the spirit of her brother. She finds a letter addressed to a woman called Sofi Kozma and a creepy picture at home that belonged to her mother. She goes with Romy to a retirement home to meet Sofi, a survivor of the experiments during the Holocaust. But Sofi tells Casey that she had never met her mother and later calls Casey to tell her she is in great danger.
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Director(s): David S. Goyer
Production: Rogue Pictures
  1 nomination.
Rotten Tomatoes:
88 min

So what do you think the dream means?

That your vagina

is completely disease-infested.

Shut up. For real.

Okay, babies...

"Babies are symbolic

of change and renewal.

"If the baby is a stranger to you...

"it may represent something

developing within yourself.

"that is not yet ready to be born. "

And it doesn't say anything

about babies in formaldehyde.

Okay, what about dogs?

Okay, okay, okay.

"In mythology, the dog was often seen

as a messenger of the dead. "

Then it just goes on and on about

some more psychobabble bullshit.

So, where are the kids?

Did you have to, like, change diapers

and sh*t like that?

Nope, the baby

was down when I got here...

...and the four-year-old,

he conked out as soon as I read to him.

Do you think they have porn

in their DVD collection?

Like I really want to know

what Mr Newton beats off to.

Well, it's not Mrs Newton, that's for sure.

- Case?

- Hang on.

Look in the mirror.

Some people are doorways.

Matty? Matty, are you up?

Hey, Rom, I think one of the kids is awake.

I'm going to call you back, okay?

Good luck.

- All right.

Keep looking.


Keep looking.

Keep looking.

What are you doing, Matty?

Keep looking.


Matty, stop that. We have to go to bed now.


Jumby wants to be born now.

Are you sure you're all right?

Yeah, no, it's fine, it's not a big deal.

I'd feel better if you'd had

your eye checked out.

Okay, I will.

I'll see you guys later, okay?

Hey, Dad.

- Hi, Case. How was sitting?

- Good.

There's cheesecake from La Scarola,

if you want.

Mmm, no, thanks. I'm just...

I'm gonna crash. Good night.

Oh, my God!

He was shining a mirror in the baby's face.

And then he hit me.

Okay, that's creepy.

The kid's like four. I mean, he probably

didn't even know what he was doing.

It's bad luck, you know.

Newborns aren't supposed to see their own

reflection till they're at least a year old.

It means they'll die soon.

According to whom?

It's just one of those superstitions,

you know.

You're retarded. She's retarded.

It's not like I'm saying I believe it,

I'm just saying it's one of those things.

Okay, so as far as we know, the

universe is roughly 15 billion years old.


So, if the universe had a beginning,

what happened before the beginning?

Einstein would tell us

that there was no before...

...because time itself did not yet exist.

So here's another question for you.

How big is the universe?

Does the universe

just keep going on forever?

And if it doesn't just keep going on

forever, then what's beyond the edge?

Maybe yes, maybe no. Here's the catch.

Since our universe began...

Jumby wants to be born now.

...back where you started.

It'd be like walking into a mirror.

Is everything all right, Casey?

Yeah, I... I just need to get some air.

So he texts me, like, the day after

we went out. And he put, "I miss you. "

But then when I text him back,

he never replied.

And that was like two days ago.


- There's something wrong with your eye.

- What are you talking about?

I don't know, dude, I think you should look.

It's called heterochromia.

Meaning one iris

is a different colour than the other.

Usually, it's congenital.

Sometimes it occurs after a blunt trauma.

On very rare occasions,

it might be indicative.

...of a malignant melanoma of the iris.

In order to rule that out, I'll just need

to take a few digital pictures.


I'll go ahead an insert a speculum

in order to keep your eyelids open.

Oh, God.

Just relax and everything will be fine.


All right, you're doing great.

Okay, go ahead

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David S. Goyer

David S. Goyer was born on December 22, 1965 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA as David Samuel Goyer. He is a writer and producer, known for Batman Begins (2005), The Dark Knight (2008) and Man of Steel (2013). He is married to Marina Black. They have two children. more…

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