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Case 39

Case 39
  • 2009
  • US
  • 109 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Christian Alvart
  • Written by: Ray Wright
  • Cast: Renée Zellweger, Jodelle Ferland, Ian McShane, Bradley Cooper
  • Website: www.case39movie.com

Zellweger plays a social worker who adopts a malevolent girl with the ability to use her victims' worst fears to terrify them to death. While creditably avoiding the usual supernatural trappings, Alvart's unwise positioning of the story within a social work context makes 'Case 39' both ludicrous and morally dubious.

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Case 39

2 Mar 20102 stars

The current vogue for demonic children flicks doesn’t excuse the unwarranted release of Christian Antibodies Alvart’s long-shelved horror film, in which Renee Zellweger plays Emily Jenkins, a social worker who adopts a malevolent girl with the ability…

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