Edna Mae Macaulay experiences the afterlife for a brief time after a car accident that kills her husband. As she begins her long process of physical healing, she discovers that she has the ability to heal physical infirmities. While most people simply accept her gift, her lover (Sam Shepard) becomes mentally unbalanced and dangerous because she does not place the healings within a religious context. Written by
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There is a line between life and death. Edna McCauley crossed over that line and came back. Now no one she touches will ever be the same.
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Did You Know?
When the idea was first pitched to Ellen Burstyn
, the film was supposed to be more of a thriller, like The Exorcist
(1973). Burstyn was not impressed with that approach, so when she heard the approach offered by writer Lewis John Carlino
, she was impressed and this film is the result. See more
Go carefully with peace in your heart, love in your eyes, and laughter on your tongue. And if life don't hand you nothing but lemons, you just make you a bunch of lemonade. Book Brown, chapter one, verse one.
Stills of different portions of the movie are shown during the credits. The final still is a part not previously seen and it shows the rock garden behind the gas station which is referenced earlier in the movie. See more
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