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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.

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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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Anklage aus dem Jenseits  »

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The Butterfly In The Lake
19 March 2007 | by (Italy) – See all my reviews

That's why I couldn't find it. The Italian title of "Death Dreams" is (translated) "The Butterfly In The Lake" - Images of the anguishing story of death and life after death kept coming back to me without being able to put a name to those images. I remembered Christopher Reeve in a rather unusual against type kind of role - some consider it one of his best performances and I agree - But it is Marg Helgenberger (C.S.I) that dominates the film. The camera travels through her beautiful face and she's always compelling. She is a widow with a young daughter trying to rebuild her life with her new, wealthy husband (Reeve). We meet them during their first wedding anniversary party and something tell us that dark clouds are moving towards this, potentially, happy nest. I don't know how to explain it but a sense of dread took over me as if I was in a dream I couldn't control. And yet, everything looks so normal. The ending felt a bit rushed, dislocating, that's why I give it an 8 out of 10.


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