Horror set in the eerie and deserted town of Silent Hill where a young mother is desperate to find a cure for her only child's illness. Unable to accept the doctor's diagnosis that her daughter should be permanently institutionalised for psychiatric care, Rose (Radha Mitchell) flees with her child, heading for the abandoned town in search of answers and ignoring the protests of her husband (Sean Bean). It's soon clear this place is unlike anywhere she's ever been. It's smothered by fog, inhabited by a variety of strange beings and periodically overcome by a living Darkness that literally transforms everything it touches. As Rose searches for her little girl, she begins to learn the history of the strange town and realises that her daughter is just a pawn in a larger game.
Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 or region free DVD player in order to play Evil has a new home After the continuous sleep walking episodes of Sharon the young daughter of Rose Da Silva the decision is made to take Sharon to the place only mentioned in her restless dreams- Silent Hill However the road to Silent Hill is anything but easy to access and Rose creates a high speed chase between herself and a police officer only to end in a crash for them both When she wakes up Sharon has disappeared and Rose is at the entrance to the deserted dream-like town of Silent Hill As Rose begins the search for her daughter she does not realize the terror and mystery surrounding her Rose is led on a blind search for her beloved daughter finding herself getting more and more entwined into disturbing past of Silent Hill Actors Hannah Fleming Radha Mitchell Sean Bean Laurie Holden Deborah Kara Unger Kim Coates Tanya Allen Alice Krige Jodelle Ferland Colleen Williams Ron Gabriel Derek Ritschel & Amanda Hiebert Director Christophe Gans Certificate 15 years and over Year 2006 Screen Widescreen 2351 Anamorphic Languages English - Dolby Digital (51) Duration 2 hours and 2 minutes (approx)
Average Rating for Silent Hill  - 2 out of 5
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Silent Hill Leon Finch
Being a large (not fat mind) fan of the game series, I approached this film with excitement (like a child), but also trepidation (like a film fan who's seem too many crap game adaptations).
All I can tell you about the film is: if you are a fan of the games, then you might feel a bit disappointed (but happy in places). If you are oblivious to the games, then you may well enjoy most of this.
Rhada Mitchel is fine (but not fit enough), Sean Bean sleepwalks through his part (AGAIN), and the scary bits are ok, but not as creepy as they should be. The ending is pants also....
As a (sad?) Silent Hill completist, I'll still buy whatever super-duper version they bring out, but for the uninitiated, probably best to rent and make your decision afterwards.....
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