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BrainWaves (1983)

 -  Sci-Fi | Thriller  -  August 1983 (USA)
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After a traffic accident Kaylie is in coma for months. Her doctors want to try a new procedure on her: to regain her consciousness, they stimulate her brain with neural patterns of a woman ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Julian Bedford
Suzanna Love ...
Kaylie Bedford
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Marian Koonan
Ryan Seitz ...
Danny Bedford
Percy Rodrigues ...
Dr. Robinson
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Dr. Schroder
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Dr. Clavius
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Mrs. Simpson (as Eve Brent Ashe)
Nicholas Love ...
Willy Meiser
Corinne Wahl ...
Leila Adams (as Corinne Alphen)
Phillipe Carr ...
Doctor
Roger Burgraff ...
Speech Therapist
Michael DeFrancisco ...
George
Jason Fong ...
Grocery Clerk
Diane Doucette ...
Therapy Nurse
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After a traffic accident Kaylie is in coma for months. Her doctors want to try a new procedure on her: to regain her consciousness, they stimulate her brain with neural patterns of a woman who just died. It works, and Kaylie seems to be ok again. However in her dreams, she lives the last day of her savor - and realizes that she's been killed! Together with her husband she tries to find out what happened. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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John Huston was originally casted in the role of Dr. Clavius, but he became ill, so after that there was talks with Rock Hudson, but he wasn't available. Eventually Tony Curtis was cast. See more »

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[last lines]
Dr. Schroder: The new arrivals: heart... liver... brain.
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competent, watchable, but unremarkable medical thriller
7 December 2004 | by (Upstate New York) – See all my reviews

A woman is electrocuted in her bathtub by a man with a tattoo on his wrist. Surprisingly, there's some full frontal nudity in this scene.

Later, a woman living in San Francisco, California is in a car accident and her brain is injured. An experimental procedure corrects her brain waves so that she is able to walk and talk again. However, she now has some memories that don't belong to her, including being electrocuted in a bathtub. Her husband is supportive and tries to help find out what is going on.

Doesn't feel too much like a 1980s movie, apart from an old Space Invaders video game, and a Rubik's Cube.


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