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Saved by the Light (1995)

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Dannion Brinkley
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Casey Brinkley
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Marion (Dannion's mother)
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T.M.
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Brink (Dannion's father)
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Dr. Raymond Moody
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Bob Weldon
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A mean, loud-mouthed town bully is talking on the phone one night during a lightning storm when, in a freak occurrence, a bolt of lightning strikes a telephone pole, travels down the phone wires and hits him. He is declared clinically dead, but miraculously recovers shortly thereafter--with a completely new personality and, he claims, the ability to communicate with the dead. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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12 December 1995 (USA)  »

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Megmentőm, a fény  »

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Dr. Raymond Moody, played by Don McManus, is a real doctor that in 1975 published his best-seller book "Life After Life" about Near-Death Experience, about people that they were dead during a brief time and later they could live again. Exactly the same that happened to Dannion Brinkley. See more »

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Good but not brilliant
5 March 2004 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This was an interesting enough story, definitely. However, it was not a good vehicle for Eric Roberts who appeared a little uncomfortable in this role. Compared to his other great accomplishments, Pope of Greenwich Village, Nature of the Beast, Runaway Train, La Cucaracha, etc., this role paled in comparison. Eric is a great talent and likes to stretch his artistic muscles, and this role just didn't give him the opportunity. The story was unusual and gave a lot of insight into the "out of body" experience. Food for thought. Nice cinematography in the "heaven" scenes. Eric's wife played a small role as the woman in the vehicle who he tries to save. I'd say this is a good film for people interested in the supernatural possibilities. Eric Roberts fans may be disappointed.


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