...watch it yourself to see what happens! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Case 39 starts off very well. We are introduced to Emily, a caring social worker who is under a lot of pressure with several cases to deal with. When she investigates the Sullivan family, she is appalled ... Read review
"...the direction the storyline of Case 39 takes, some over-acting occurs….but such really is inevitable, given what happens in the film. I did quite like the musical score, which is a mixture of dramatic, fairly chilling orchestrated pieces, mixed with what sound like random electronic and percussive sounds….no doubt for effect. As far as Case 39 as a whole film is concerned, it is gripping and very watchable, but goes way over the top, ..."
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Prompted to rescue ten-year-old Lillith Sullivan (Jodelle Ferland) from her parents after allegations of abuse suggest that the child is not safe in her own home, kind-hearted social worker Emily Jenkins (Renee Zellweger) discovers to her horror that the situation is far deadlier than she ever suspected. Ian McShane and Bradley Cooper also star in the thriller from ANTIBODIES director Christian Alvart.
Kerry O'Malley, Renee Zellweger, Adrian Lester, Callum Keith Rennie, Bradley Cooper, Ian McShane, Jodelle Ferland
15 years and over
Contains strong sustained threat and bloody violence
Country Of Origin
United States of America
TECHNICOLOR DISTRIBUTION SERVICES
Deleted Scenes, Filed Under Evil: Inside Case 39 - Featurette, Inside The Hornet's Nest - Featurette, Playing With Fire - Featurette, Turing Up The Heat On The Chill Factor - Featurette
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