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Death Dreams (1991)

Not Rated | | Thriller | TV Movie 25 June 1991
Despite her husband's doubts, a woman reaches out to her dead daughter with a psychiatrist's help.

Director:

Martin Donovan

Writers:

William Katz (novel), Robert Glass (teleplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christopher Reeve ... George Westfield
Marg Helgenberger ... Crista Westfield
Fionnula Flanagan ... Psychic Physician
George Dickerson George Dickerson ... Dr. Martin Drake
Conor O'Farrell ... Bennett Massell
Cec Verrell ... Denise Massell
Jim Jarrett Jim Jarrett ... Fromme
Jan Devereaux ... Mimi
Pat Atkins Pat Atkins ... Mrs. Parker
Kevin Page ... Dr. Holvag
Robert Ward Robert Ward ... Dr. Green
Harry Johnson ... Judge Wiley
Richard Morrison Richard Morrison ... Jury Foreman
Wendell J. Grayson Wendell J. Grayson ... The Bailiff
Jack Angeles ... The Priest
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Crista thinks that she has a great life, beautiful daughter Jennie, and perfect new husband George. Then Jennie tragically drowns and everything starts going downhill when she finds out that George was involved in her death. Written by Harun Mehmedinovic <Pkojovic@concentric.net>

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Quotes

Jennie: [accidentally walks in on her mom and stepdad having sex] Mama?
Crista Westfield: [startled] Jennie? You know you're supposed to knock before you come in here.
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Superb drama that all fans of ghost stories need to see.
16 January 2005 | by triple8See all my reviews

This story blows away half of the ghost stories on the big screen. Death Dreams is a book as well as a movie and both follow each other quite closely. It is hard for me to think that any fan of the ghost story genre would not have an interest in this. It is a superbly written, very unusual and intense story which probably would have done well on the big screen too.

The movie's tough to watch(as is the book to read) because of the subject matter but it does make me wonder why there's so many bad horrors that get released when there are material like this around.This story's got intensity, great talent in the acting department, twists and turns and genuine surprises and can be a bit frightening as well as intense. My thoughts are-if one likes a really engrossing psychological thriller/ghost story they should see this AND read the book.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 June 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Anklage aus dem Jenseits See more »

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