4.8/10
699
4 user 6 critic

Locked In (2010)

Trailer
1:50 | Trailer
Josh leaves his advertising career at its peak, everyone wants either to be him or to have him. A car accident will leave his daughter in a strange coma and when everyone has given up she starts communicating with him, or is he going mad?

Director:

Suri Krishnamma
Reviews

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ben Barnes ... Josh
Sarah Roemer ... Emma
Eliza Dushku ... Renee
Johnny Whitworth ... Nathan
Clarke Peters ... Frank
Peter Jason ... Super Ray
Abby Steinman Abby Steinman ... Brooke
Helen Steinman Helen Steinman ... Brooke
Brenda Fricker ... Joan
Diego Arciniegas Diego Arciniegas ... Doctor Tevez
Nick Newell Nick Newell ... Alex
Bill Mootos ... Dan
Bates Wilder ... Mechanic
Johnny Lee Davenport ... Jim Sanders
Eddie L. Fauria ... Dr. Franklin Sampson
Edit

Storyline

The story moves through the lives of two fragile yet determined people and maps a private geography of love, loss and ultimate redemption. Josh leaves his advertising career at its peak, when everyone wants either to be him or to have him. Then he walks away from it all: the money, recognition and the life. A car accident leaves his daughter suffering from "locked-in" syndrome. When everyone has given up, she starts communicating with him - or is he going mad? Written by The Film Catalogue

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Second chances don't come easy

Genres:

Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and sexual content
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

Silent Night
Written by Franz Xaver Gruber (uncredited) and Joseph Mohr (uncredited)
Vocals by Zera Vaughn
Keyboards by Cyril Morin
(P) 2010 Media In Sync
Courtesy of Music Package / Massive Music
See more »

User Reviews

 
A wonderful idea which does not quite translate into film
23 September 2013 | by perkypopsSee all my reviews

I want to write this review without hinting at anything which may spoil it for you. The plot hovers around an estranged couple and their young daughter getting together at Christmas. As a result of an accident whilst driving home the daughter is comatised and locked in. The prognosis does not look good and Josh (Barnes) the father embarks on a long crusade to connect with his daughter Brooke and bring her out of the coma. Much of Josh's crusade is a mix of flashback and hid detective work which tends to blur detail of appear at of sequence.

In spite of the confusion surrounding his efforts to connect with Brooke, there is something strangely compelling about his passion to uncover the links which may save her life. There is also Josh's estranged wife Emma running a counter problem for him as she consider options which he does not approve.

The denouement is not best written or played out, as explanatory scenes are repeated as if to provide us with answers which never quite satisfy what the film has encouraged us to believe up to that point. This is a shame because the concept is well developed as a mystery right up until the explanations are shoved into our eyes and cheapen the whole event. However I still managed to come up with my explanation of what the end represented and it was different to what others thought. Certainly a film which makes a conversation piece afterwards.

Six out of ten.


4 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 4 user reviews »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
Edit

Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 September 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Valediction See more »

Filming Locations:

Boston, Massachusetts, USA See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$6,500,000 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Peninsular Media See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page

We've Got Your Streaming Picks Covered

Looking for some great streaming picks? Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist.

Visit our What to Watch page



Recently Viewed