R | | Horror, Mystery
A young widower returns to his hometown to search for answers to his wife's murder, which may be linked to the ghost of a murdered ventriloquist.
The film is dedicated to producer Gregg Hoffman. He died 2 years before the film had its theatrical release.
Det. Jim Lipton:
Can you help me with a missing persons case? I'm looking for a male.
Det. Jim Lipton: Bout this tall. Sometimes seen with a hand up his ass.
When Detective Lipton confronts Jamie in the hotel room after Jamie tries to bury the doll, there are several occasions when Lipton's mouth does not match the words being spoken between cuts or isn't moving at all.
The closing credits starts with a dedication to producer Gregg Hoffman.
Unrated DVD contains the following extended shots which were omitted from the "R" rated version.
$7,842,725 (USA) (18 March 2007)
$16,809,076 (USA) (19 April 2007)