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Martha Travis is a medium who makes contact with spirits "on the other side" and connects them with their loved ones still alive, in public performances. Trouble begins when she gives a ... See full summary »

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Martha Travis
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Walter Travis
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Gary Wallace
Mark Joy ...
Lloyd Harley
Ron Rosenthal ...
Lieutenant Irving Weinberg
John Bennes ...
Ted Silas
Linda Pierce ...
Mary Kuron
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Tom Kuron
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Mrs. Adams
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Editor, Geoff McBain (as Ed L. Grady)
Jon Thompson ...
Jack Callow
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Eva Callow
Darla N. Warner ...
Shirley Harley
Christopher L. Gray ...
Choirmaster
Lucy Williams ...
Choirlady
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Martha Travis is a medium who makes contact with spirits "on the other side" and connects them with their loved ones still alive, in public performances. Trouble begins when she gives a message to Mary Kuron from her husband, Tom. But Tom isn't dead... yet. And Martha not only knows he will die, she also knows who killed him. And the murderer knows she knows... Written by Yuval Kfir <yuval.kfir@Indigo.co.il>

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Between the known and the unknown is a spectrum of terror that only she can see. See more »

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Horror | Thriller

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5 December 1991 (USA)  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)
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Martha Travis: Men lie with me, not to me!
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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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HE'S SO WONDERFUL
Lyrics by Barry Mason
Composed by Christopher L. Gray
Performed by Lucy Williams
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Nice low-budget thriller
21 February 1999 | by (San Francisco) – See all my reviews

Black Rainbow is a low-budget mystery with supernatural overtones, a rare genre that I'm particularly fond of. The sound and the picture quality on the print I saw was not great but was certainly watchable. I really enjoyed the premise: a fake psychic starts actually prophesizing people's deaths -- both the why and how -- which makes her a target for a hit man. Arquette is pretty good in the role -- kind of a mystical and ethereal nymphomaniac and Robards is great as always. The plot meanders a bit and sometimes gets a little slow, but I still enjoyed it. The ending didn't really make a lot of sense to me -- maybe I missed something earlier in the movie -- but I was surprised by this ending and liked it even if though it didn't seem to be supported by the rest of the movie.


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