The arrival of a newborn girl causes the gradual disintegration of the Cairn family; particularly for 9-year-old Joshua, an eccentric boy whose proper upbringing and refined tastes both take a sinister turn.
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Joshua is a really good, complex movie that doesn't quite work. It seems to me that critics responded so poorly to it because it presents the title character as evil for his association with god, not the devil. Satan's little Damian, this child is not. Some of the allusions to this are more obvious then others. One rather nice touch though is that after reading the old testament, the book of Joshua to be specific...
(contains spoilers) at first I was thinking daddy issues. let's get rid of mom, nan and sis and ask daddy to sleep in my bed. but then you see, this little ugly kid didn't spare his father and then there's the uncle... bitch take care! anyway, I just think the ending was too rushed, I was expecting more confrontation. but still amazing!