Steve is a man who has it all, a successful career, wonderful children, beautiful home and a loving wife. However, returning to his home after work on his birthday, he finds his house deserted and darkened with almost all the lightbulbs missing, all easy access outside cut off and a videotape waiting for him. Playing that tape, he watches a bizarre and grueling recording in which his wife explains her grievance with him, her reasons for disappearing with the children and her revenge for how he treated her in a way he would never forget.
In this Australian thriller, a happy family man finds himself the victim of a cruel prank that becomes more threatening by the minute. On his birthday, he comes home from work to a video of his wife and kids, but then realizes they're being held at gunpoint. Frantic, he must figure out where they've gone, and who made the tape.
Rolf de Heer's psychological thriller Alexandra's Project captures a turning point in a very unhappy marriage. Steve (Gary Sweet) and Alexandra (Helen Buday) have two children and numerous grievances against each other. After a birthday in which Steve received a birthday cake and a raise at his job, Steve arrives home to find his family is gone and a videotape awaiting his viewing. On the tape, Alexandra lists all of her frustrations and begins to strip for the camera. She then reveals that she suffers from breast cancer. Before the now emotionally reeling Steve can recover, he learns that Alexandra has paid to h...
ave the neighbor he hates change the locks in the house. Steve is trapped inside with little to do but think about what he has done to his wife, and his only company is the video that continues to provide disturbing information.
Steve maakt op de dag van zijn verjaardag ook promotie op zijn werk. Wanneer hij thuiskomt treft hij een verlaten, donker huis aan. In de verwachting dat zijn vrouw Alexandra met zijn twee kinderen een verrassingsfeestje hebben georganiseerd, gaat hij op zoek naar de verborgen gasten. Hij vindt niets, behalve een videoband met het etiket ' speel me '.