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Cold Heaven (1991)

R  |   |  Drama, Mystery, Romance  |  29 May 1992 (USA)
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An adulterous woman's faith in God is tested when her husband dies and miraculously comes back to life.

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Marie Davenport
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Daniel Corvin
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Father Niles
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Tom Farrelly
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Dr. Tanaki
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A woman is planning to leave her husband for another man when hubby has a nasty accident. She keeps getting flashbacks of something compelling that had happened to her a year before, which builds to a supernatural encounter. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Between seduction and deception lies the fate of a mortal soul. See more »


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Rated R for language and sensuality | See all certifications »
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One of seven films that actress Theresa Russell has made with director Nicolas Roeg. The films include Eureka (1983), Track 29 (1988), Cold Heaven (1991), Hotel Paradise (1995), Bad Timing (1980), Insignificance (1985) and the "Un ballo in maschera" segment of Aria (1987). See more »

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Referenced in Clerks (1994) See more »

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Mariachi Acapulco
Music by Phillipe Roy (as P. Roy)
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I wanted to like this movie, but couldn't...
4 October 2004 | by (New Haven, Connecticut) – See all my reviews

I wanted to like this movie, but couldn't follow it. It flashes back and forth and provides real time dialogue intermixed with whispers, which are the main characters thoughts. She thinks she is going crazy, and after listening to all the whispering, you will think you are, too. The husband, a role phoned-in by Mark Harmon, is either dead or alive or brought back to life, or never really got hurt. I can't figure it out. Seeing Talia Shire play an overzealous nun was just bad casting. And seeing the monsignor's face transform several times in a few seconds just made me queasy. I think it was supposed to be a metaphor for her new faith being tested. The premise of the story is impressive, too bad it didn't get the screenplay it deserved.


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