February 23, 2007
Genre(s): Drama, Thriller, Mystery
Walter Sparrow is living the American dream with his wife and son. Walter’s wife buys him a book called “The Number 23” for his birthday. Walter begins reading the book and realizes that his life parallels the life of the main character. Through a series of mysterious circumstances, Walter finds the book’s author. When he meets Walter, the author panics and kills himself. Walter’s wife discovers a business card in the author’s pocket for Dr. Sirius Leary, a doctor at a local mental institution. Through separate means, Walter and his wife both discover that Walter has amnesia, was previously institutionalized for a mental disorder, and he murdered his former lover. Walter turns himself in to authorities and his former lover is laid to rest.