SinisterDesperately in need of a best-seller to revive his struggling career, true-crime writer Ellison (Ethan Hawke) moves his family to the scene of the  unsolved, gruesome murder of a  suburban family. The discovery of a batch of home movies in the attic offers Ellison shocking evidence of the crime he is investigating. The same unidentified figure appearing in each of the 8mm films leaves him convinced that all the incidents are linked by a bizarre connection. As his investigations uncover the truth, Ellison starts to lose his grip on reality and it soon becomes clear that he is placing his own family in harm’s way.

 

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