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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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Julie Weldon
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Bob Weldon
Michael Flippo ...
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Shoplifter
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Gas station attendant
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Michelle T. Carter ...
Nursing Home Manager (as Michele Carter Freeman)
Elizabeth Alley ...
Grace Ann
Autumn Huff ...
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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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When Dannion is speaking on the National Forum on the Near Death Experience, previously can be seen an ad poster announcing the names of all speakers: Eugene Slattery, Tom Fallon, Vincent Cresciman, Dannion Brinkley, Meche Farah, Brian Hyckox, Peter Wooley and Vera Mills. Although supposedly the other seven names should must be fictitious, all them coincide with real people:

-Eugene Slattery - He was an activist for the Rights' Victims after the rape and assassination of his 14-years-old daughter Karen, in 1984. He died in 1989 in a plane crash.

-Thomas Fallon - He was the location manager of the movie (appears credited as Tom Fallon).

-Vincent Cresciman - He was the production designer of the movie (appears credited as Vince Cresciman).

-Meche Farah - Michelle "Meche" Farah is a creative decor from Jacksonville, Florida.

-Bryan Hickox - He was the line producer of the movie (appears credited as S. Bryan Hickox).

-Peter Wooley - An English watercolor painter, although his last name is "Woolley".

-Vera Mills - A play on words of Vera Miles, Psycho (1960)'s star. See more »

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Based on a true story.
13 January 2002 | by (Philadelphia) – See all my reviews

Eric Roberts plays Dannion Brinkley who was struck by lightning and dramatically change his outlook on life. Brinkley was dead for a couple minutes, at first he did not believe what had happen to him. Suddenly he developed powers that he can communicate with the dead.


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