Merry-Go-Round is an Academy Award Winning 2001 American Crime Thriller film written and directed by Gus Van Sant.
It concerns a quandrant of people lead by an unstable maniac with mother issues whom break into the home of a Oregon Suburban Family.
It features Chad Michael Murray, Guy Pearce, Liv Tyler, Diane Keaton, Diane Wiest, Joseph Mazzello, Michael Pitt, Matthew Gray Gubler, Jessica Chastain and Marina Hands.
Six people break into the Suburban Oregon family home of the McGuillaties in an attempt to secure the ringleader's left riches.
The ringleader is an emotionally unstable somewhat violent mother's boy whom is obsessed with songs of tragedy and was left by his dying mother all her money in their childhood Oregon Home's secret house vault money.
The gang of six break in whilest the McGuillaties are present and take them hostage in the process.
Things end up tragically breaking down as the McGuillaties teenage daughter strikes the fancy of the macabre ringleader and strikes a fancy towards him.