September 28, 2001
In 1991, a successful plot to steal a rare gem leaves Patrick, the leader of the thieves, double crossed, empty handed and vengeful. Ten years later Dr. Nathan R. Conrad, an unwitting and prominent child psychiatrist, is invited to examine Elisabeth, a disturbed young resident of the state sanatorium on the day before Thanksgiving. hat evening Patrick, recently released from prison, breaks into Nathan’s home and kidnaps his intelligent daughter as a hostage. Patrick uses his hostage to get at Nathan’s patient Elisabeth, coercing the psychologist to try to get the 6-digit code that will lead to the gem out of his disturbed patient.