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Gerald's Game (2017)

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While trying to spice up their marriage in their remote lake house, Jessie must fight to survive when her husband dies unexpectedly, leaving her handcuffed to their bed frame.

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When a harmless game between a married couple in a remote retreat suddenly becomes a harrowing fight for survival, wife Jessie must confront long-buried demons within her own mind - and possibly lurking in the shadows of her seemingly empty house. Written by Intrepid Pictures

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lake house | husband | dog | viagra | help | See All (49) »

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When Gerald says "all things serve the beam" this is a reference to Stephen King's Dark Tower novel series. See more »

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When Tom is talking to a young Jessie on the shore of the lake, the sun is at 12 o'clock directly behind his back. However, the shadows place the sun at 9 o'clock on his left. See more »

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Gerald Burlingame: People are safe from ghouls and ghosts and the living dead in the daylight. And they're usually safe from them at night, if they're with others. But a person alone in the dark... women alone in the dark are like open doors, Jessie, and if they scream for help, who knows what might answer. Who knows what people see in the moment of their solitary death. Is it so hard to believe that some of them might have died of fear? No matter what the words on the death certificate say... died of fear... ...
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References Twin Peaks: Episode #2.1 (1990) See more »

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BRING IT ON HOME TO ME
Performed by Sam Cooke
Written by Sam Cooke
Courtesy of ABKCO Music & Records, Inc. and Sony Music Entertainment
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6/5000 terrific
29 September 2017 | by (turkey) – See all my reviews

One of the best Stephen king adaptations I've watched.Carla Gugino plays a really remarkable performance. I am so impressed while watching the film. The movie is as attractive as the book. I hope Netflix will make more Stephen King adaptations. I loved it very much. And the form of handling child abuse was also very sensitive and subtle.


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