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Prof. David Ash
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Robert Mariell
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Doctor Doyle
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Nanny Tess Webb
Alex Lowe ...
Simon Mariell
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Kate
Victoria Shalet ...
Juliet Ash
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Madame Brontski
Liz Smith ...
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Clare
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Mary
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Professor David Ash is invited to Edbrook to calm the fears of the elderly nanny of the Mariell family. Nanny Tess is seeing things, and Ash's book debunking such phenomenon makes him a good choice to set her mind at ease and convince her she is just tired and stressed. But soon after arriving David too begins to doubt his senses, and watching the odd behavior of the three grown Mariell children doesn't make his task any easier. In fact, he begins to think Nanny Tess isn't really just tired and stressed out after all. Written by Ron Kerrigan <mvg@whidbey.com>

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Based on the horror novel by James Herbert. See more »

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When David sees the apparition in the gazebo, the state of day/night changes repeatedly in the ensuing shots (before he falls into the lake). See more »

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Prof. David Ash: Miss Webb, I have been to hundreds of houses, countless seances, and I have never yet seen something that can't be explained in rational terms. The people I've met all have one thing in common; pain.
Nanny Tess Webb: I thought you came to help me.
Prof. David Ash: Miss Webb, I am trying to help you.
Nanny Tess Webb: You mean to tell me that you see nothing?
Prof. David Ash: I see nothing. But the point is, you do. And if you just give me a few simple details, I intend to prove to you that there's nothing in Edbrook House to be afraid of.
Nanny Tess Webb: There are spirits in ...
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Marvelous- It Blurs your sense of reality
5 April 2008 | by (South Carolina) – See all my reviews

I wonder somehow how this 1999 flick could get less than a seven, by anyone of imagination, education and intelligence. Yet, I see the children have rated it poorly. Kids this first class flick wasn't for you. Go watch a monster buster.

I loved this film so much and saw it just a few minutes ago on a wide screen HD TV.

I genuinely fell in love with the 1920's costumes, cars and trains. The acting was splendid and the romantic parts as good as they were become ever so clear in the neatly twisted and spiritual conclusion.

Even though this is an older flick, if you like quality films, it is a must see. It left me blurring reality verses unreality. It really was for me that deep a film experience.


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