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A man wakes up from a coma after a car crash to find that his wife apparently died in the same accident. As he tries to rebuild his life, he is haunted by images of his dead wife and his grip on reality starts to loosen. Meanwhile, his new-age neighbor encourages the man to contact his dead wife through a medium, with shocking consequences.

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 31%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Hampered by narrative incoherence, sluggish pacing and emotionally remote characters."
‑ David Rooney, Variety
"the line that separates "clever" from "confusing" is very thin"
‑ Dragan Antulov, Draxblog Movie Reviews
"Trauma is obviously not the scariest film ever made, but it has a fair good crack."
‑ Alexandra Sim-Wise, FilmFocus
"There's an eerie creepiness about this psychological thriller that really gets into your head."
‑ Rich Cline, Shadows on the Wall
"A sleek psychological thriller outwitted by its own hyper craftsmanship."
‑ Duane Byrge, Hollywood Reporter
"isn't so much confusing as it is bafflingly uninspired and stupid"
‑ Christopher Null,
"...the movie plays like a second rate Jacob's Ladder..."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"By the time the narrative starts heading somewhere remotely interesting (i.e. a murder or a revelation or just SOMEthing), you may be too groggy to notice..."
‑ Scott Weinberg,
"A meandering, incoherent tale of a car crash victim coming to grips with his life after coming out of a coma."
‑ Jason Gorber, Film Scouts
"A film this unpleasant should at least be absorbing. This one is a hard film to get into and it really does not reward that effort."
‑ Mark R. Leeper,
"Influenced by Japanese horror movies... we are treated to ants running free, TVs which transmit nothing but hiss, spooky psychiatrists and mediums to little or no purpose."
‑ Amber Wilkinson, Eye for Film
"Lurks around like it's some kind of innovative, all-original psychological thriller, when in fact it rates a big fat "so what?""
‑ Eric D. Snider,
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