Radha Mitchell, Sean Bean, Laurie Holden, Deborah Kara Unger
Christophe Gans (Director), Roger Avary (Writer)
Released: Apr. 21st, 2006
Runtime: 2 hours, 5 minutes
The eerie and deserted ghost town of Silent Hill draws a young mother desperate to find a cure for her only child's illness. Unable to accept the doctor's diagnosis that her daughter should be permanently institutionalized for psychiatric care, Rose flees with her child, heading for the abandoned town in search of answers – and ignoring the protests of her husband. It's soon clear this place is unlike anywhere she's ever been. It's smothered by...
generally good at telling a unique story, with actors who do well enough, with cgi that captures some truly original and gruesome imagery, and at least a basic respect of the game's soundtrack and setting (Silent Hill, the game and film's main character, is perfectly and lovingly rendered).
Based on the video game series of the same name, the movie takes elements of all the games and combines them into a relatively confusing, but visually thrilling mystery/horror/shocker combination.