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The Haunting of Lisa (1996)

A young girl experiences disturbing visions of a massacre that took place 30 years earlier

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Ellen Downey
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Mitch Graham
Aemilia Robinson ...
Lisa Downey
Don Allison ...
Fr. Edward Eakin
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Ann
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Dr. Perry Azzaro
Wayne Northrop ...
Bob Marsden
Philip Akin ...
Sgt. Hill
Patrick Galligan ...
Hank Dodge
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Gina / Angel
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Buddy
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Capt. Morgan
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Simon Falk
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Patricia
Colin Fox ...
Bishop McCarthy
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A young and innocent girl named Lisa receives mysterious visions about the murder of a young child. When the visions become increasingly more intense, Lisa's parents ask for the help of a priest to figure out what is going on. Are Lisa's visions real? What are they trying to say? Soon, these visions set in motion a search for the killer who may also be responsible for other deaths and who may need to kill Lisa to avoid being caught. Written by Anonymous

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10 April 1996 (USA)  »

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Les prémonitions de Lisa  »

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Not much in terms of haunting
21 March 2013 | by (the Doomed Megalopolis of Blasphemous Technoids) – See all my reviews

Not exactly recommendable for die-hard horror fans, since the film offers a tame mixture of drama & thriller, with only the added supernatural element occasionally venturing into horror territory. Little Lisa (Aemilia Robinson) has, just like her mother Ellen Downey (Cheryl Ladd), psychic abilities. We're talking communication with the dead here. Her contacts with the other side will lead the good guys onto the trail of a very bad serial killer. Performances aren't too bad, but the whole film is just unremarkable, boosted by some very cheap special (editing) effects. A by-the-numbers supernatural-tinted affair for bored housewives from the nineties as its target audience.


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