Trauma

"Bad"

Trauma Review


Hey, just because you put Colin Firth in your movie doesn't mean it isn't total nonsense.

In the ill-advised Trauma, Firth tries his hand at, of all things, a psychological horror movie. His Ben wakes from a coma to discover that his wife has been killed in a car crash. He tries to get his life together in the creepiest apartment complex on earth, only to be haunted by a variety of visions, snoopy cops, and a plague of ants. Oh, and Mena Suvari lives down the hall.

Or does she!?

There's absolutely no logic or sense in Trauma; it's just an excuse for director Marc Evans to explore his The Ring-inspired creepy imagery and work on a "nothing is what it seems" story line. It doesn't pan out: Trauma isn't so much confusing as it is bafflingly uninspired and stupid. I spent the whole film waiting impatiently for it to be over, just like I've spent the past five minutes typing this review.

Enough already!

Avoid.



Trauma

Facts and Figures

Run time: 106 mins

In Theaters: Friday 12th March 1993

Distributed by: Worldvision Home Video

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 1.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 67%
Fresh: 4 Rotten: 2

IMDB: 6.0 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Starring: as Ben, as Charlotte, as Elisa, as Roland, Neil Edmond as Mills

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