The ELEVATOR (2001)

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Mark is an elevator mechanic whose life seems to follow Murphy's Law; anything bad that can happen does. After a peculiar incident in one of the shafts, the air conditioning system is blamed and Mark is called to investigate. But nothing points to technical failure; the rise and fall of the elevator continues to pulse through the building. Several days later the same elevator again displays some erratic behaviour. These unusual happenings evolve into a treacherous terror and people are dying. Mark is thrown into a world of unexplained chaos. Jennifer, an ambitious reporter from the Morning Post with an eye for a scoop starts nosing around. She joins Mark to unravel what is now a mystery that surmounts technical suspicion. Even police investigation concludes no foul play. When they start asking questions of the electronics giant that spawned this steel cage of evil, they face a startling truth.

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