Spooky stuff lurks behind the crumbling façade of a once-grand Louisiana plantation house in this hokey, slow-moving thriller. Troubled, rootless Caroline (Kate Hudson) wants to be a nurse, but she's marking time working at a New Orleans hospice while trying to save tuition money. Caring for the aged and dying helps assuage her guilt at having been so estranged from her late father that she didn't even know he was ill until he died, but Caroline hates the brusque, impersonal atmosphere of institutional care. So she jumps at the chance to care for a dying stroke victim, Ben Devereaux (John Hurt), in his home, particularly in light of the generous salary. That his home...