The Marsh (film)

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The Marsh
Directed by Jordan Barker
Produced by
  • Peter Simpson
  • George Flak
Written by Michael Stokes
Release date
  • May 18, 2006 (2006-05-18)
Country Canada
Language English
Budget $7 million[citation needed]
Box office $2,408,452[1]

The Marsh is a 2006 horror film directed by Jordan Barker and written by Michael Stokes. It stars Gabrielle Anwar as a children's book author haunted by a recurring nightmare and Forest Whitaker as a paranormal investigator she enlists to help her.


Successful children's author Claire Holloway (Gabrielle Anwar) is troubled by nightmares, for which she is seeing a psychiatrist. While watching television, she sees the Rose Marsh Farm in Westmoreland County, which resembles a location in her nightmares. She decides to spend her vacation in the farm, which is located near a swamp. She is haunted by the ghosts of a little girl (Niamh Wilson) and a teenage boy inside the house. She befriends local newspaper publisher and historian Noah Pitney (Justin Louis). After more disturbing visions, she contacts paranormal consultant Geoffrey Hunt (Forest Whitaker). Together they investigate the farm, and uncover a tragedy that happened there twenty years earlier.



The film had limited theatrical release. It was first released in May 2006;[citation needed] on October 21, 2006 it was screened at the Screamfest Horror Film Festival in Los Angeles.[2]


  1. ^ "The Marsh (2007)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2015-07-11. 
  2. ^ "2006 Film Schedule". Screamfest Horror Film Festival. Retrieved 2015-07-11. 

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