The Iris Effect

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The Iris Effect ★★ 2004 (R)

Confusing thriller. Sarah Hathaway's (Archer) troubled son Thomas disappeared 10 years ago. Unexpectedly, Sarah sees an art catalog that contains paintings similar to those Thomas did, so she travels to St. Petersburg, Russia, to find the art gallery and the artist—which isn't Thomas. Or is it? Something strange is happening as Sarah is followed by a mute street kid (Alan) who seems to know a lot about her son. 90m/C DVD . Anne Archer, Agnes Bruckner, Mia Kirshner, Kip Pardue, Gregory Hlady, Devon Alan, Yuri Kolokol; D: Nikolai Lebedev; W: Kam Miller; C: Irek Hartowicz; M: Alexey Rybnikov. VIDEO