Although Sam Raimi is now associated with either horror or comic cinema, the director has always resisted being pigeonholed. His biggest hits to date come with the Spider-Man trilogy and the Devil’s Dance series, while Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness is currently on the verge of becoming the biggest box office hit in America advance Raimi’s work. However, it is the small, inconspicuous films «in between» that make his vita so interesting.
In addition to the brilliant guilt-and-punishment thriller «A Simple Plan», the fantasy actioner «Darkman» and the western «Fast Than Death» with Leonardo DiCaprio, there is also the dark mystery horror » The Gift «. Gabe ” airing today, May 12 at 10:15 p.m. on Servus TV. The far too unknown genre pearl not only convinces with a grandiose cast, but also with the really twisted story.
By the way: You should definitely not miss «The Gift» on TV, as the film is not available as VOD, DVD or Blu-ray on Amazon. The discs are apparently completely out of stock at the moment and can only be purchased from second-hand dealers (such as Medimops ).
That’s what The Gift is all about
Annie Wilson ( Cate Blanchett ) is now responsible for her three young sons Mike ( Lynnsee Provence ), Miller ( Hunter McGilvray ) and Ben ( David Brannen ) after the death of her husband. Anne works as a medium, even foresaw her husband’s death and is now battling extreme guilt. But she also gets a lot of encouragement for her skills from the citizens of her small town.
The delusional Buddy ( Giovanni Ribisi ) and Valerie ( Hilary Swank ), suffering at the hands of her abusive husband Donnie ( Keanu Reeves ), keep looking up Annie. Donnie is firmly convinced that Annie wants to persuade his wife to leave him — and that doesn’t sit well with the choleric. However, the small-town strife is overshadowed when Jessica King ( Katie Holmes ) goes missing. The police search in vain. Reluctantly, Sheriff Johnson ( JK Simmons ) asks Annie for help…
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