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The Daisy Chain (2008)

A grieving couple move to a remote Irish village in the wake of their baby daughter's death. They soon take in an orphaned autistic girl, only to become involved in a series of strange occurrences.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Samantha Morton ... Martha Conroy
Steven Mackintosh ... Tomas Conroy
Mhairi Anderson Mhairi Anderson ... Daisy Gahan
David Bradley ... Sean Cryan
Eva Birthistle ... Cat
Brendan McCormack ... Shay
Zoe Sheridan Zoe Sheridan ... Eva
Flora Montgomery ... Orla Gannon
Orlaith Macqueen Orlaith Macqueen ... Lucy Gannon (as Orlaith McQueen)
Ron Donachie ... Doctor Ferguson
Valerie O'Connor Valerie O'Connor ... Jenny Gahan
Patrick Moy Patrick Moy ... Jim Gahan
Barry Barnes Barry Barnes ... Sergeant Reilly
Maire Hastings Maire Hastings ... Trish Carter
Gary Murphy Gary Murphy ... Matt Brennan
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Martha, an emotionally fragile mother, who moves to a remote Irish village with her husband Tomas following the tragic death of their baby daughter. Whilst there, the couple decide to take in a disturbed and orphaned autistic girl called Daisy. Uncommunicative and greatly scarred by the violent death of her parents, Daisy gradually warms to her new surroundings. But, as a series of strange occurrences begin to be linked to the little girl, Martha and Tomas begin to hear rumors from the locals that Daisy might be something far more malevolent than she seems. Written by Marisa_Gabriella

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She just wants to play.

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Drama | Horror | Thriller

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Rated R for some language and disturbing content, | See all certifications »

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Country:

Ireland | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 April 2010 (Ireland) See more »

Also Known As:

A Corrente do Mal See more »

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Color
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Quotes

Sean Cryan: Away with you!
Daisy Gahan: [copying him] Away with you... Away with you... AWAY WITH YOU
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Intelligent horror that reminds us of what it is to be different
18 October 2008 | by gretagoSee all my reviews

What a strange and beautiful film this is. An intelligent horror with the underlying themes of motherhood and loss. A movie that reminds us all of what it is to be an outsider in a tight knit community and what it is to be different. Morton plays outsider and expectant mother Martha who has lost her first baby through cot death. Pregnant at the time of filming this is a brave choice for Morton who looks amazing!!! Steven Mackintosh plays the steady school teacher husband Thomas. A departure for Mackintosh and one that shows just how wide a range he's capable of playing. Into their lives comes a young girl called Daisy. This role is played by Marie Anderson who's first film this is and although mostly silent throughout she is riveting. She sets Morton and Mackintosh against one another as she inhabits their every waking hour and we slowly start to fear for their unborn child. The wildness of the landscape adds an eerie dimension against which the story is played out. Is Daisy the uncared for child that the community have abandoned or is she the fairy changeling that some say she is????


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