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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Anna Corvin
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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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Mariachi Acapulco
Music by Phillipe Roy (as P. Roy)
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A pale shadow
18 July 2004 | by (London, UK) – See all my reviews

Could this be by the same director as Don't Look Now or Bad Timing? Poorly

acted, clunkily edited. You only have to compare the various accident scenes in this with similar ones in Don't Look Now to see how much Roeg has lost his

touch.

Even the generally reliable Teresa Russell (looking a bit chunky these days, I'm afraid to report) cannot save this one. The plot is pure pseudo-religious hokum, the acting is wooden and Roeg's attempts at his trademark dislocation of time are pitiful.

Avoid this one like the plague.


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