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Writers (WGA):
J.D. Feigelson (story)
Alan Brennert (teleplay) ...
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Release Date:
1 February 1998 (USA) See more »
A nurse returns to her home town to care for her dying father, and finds everyone she knows there has undergone a bizarre personality change. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Yasmine Bleeth ... Jackie Ivers

Linden Ashby ... Dr. Jeff Chapman

Stanley Anderson ... Steve Ivers

Haley Joel Osment ... Dylan Hydecker

Caroline Lagerfelt ... Mayor Louise Terry

Susanna Thompson ... Denise Hydecker

Dewey Weber ... Officer Gary Reed

Matt Beck ... Officer Mills (as Matthew Beck)

Robert Prosky ... Herb

Marion Ross ... Maggie

Michael Winters ... Dr. Braden

Carey Scott ... The Man

Marc Gomes ... Lt. Governor Chandler
Geoffrey Rivas ... Chief Ramirez
David Dunard ... Lt. Frank Thompson (as David S. Dunard)

Anjul Nigam ... Dr. Sanjay
Anthony Moore ... C.H.P. Officer
Blumes Tracy ... Sgt. Straughn

Katie Rich ... Server

Amy Stoch ... Saleswoman (as Amy Stock-Poynton)
Winston J. Rocha ... Janitor (as Winston Rochas)

Carmen Mormino ... Mayor's Aide
John Brandon ... Buddy #1

Fred Lerner ... Buddy #2

Ben Scott ... Boat Cop (as Ben R. Scott)

Thomas Crawford ... Forensics Guy
Artur Cybulski ... Computer Guy

Monique Edwards ... Young Nurse

Jo Farkas ... Admitting Nurse
Audrey Kissel ... Nurse Marjorie

Ben Livingston ... Technician (as Benjamin Livingston)
R.L. Talbert ... Bedridden Man

Holmes Osborne ... Newscaster

Directed by
David Jackson  (as David S. Jackson)
Writing credits
J.D. Feigelson (story)

Alan Brennert (teleplay) and
J.D. Feigelson (teleplay)

Produced by
J.D. Feigelson .... executive producer
Peter Frankovich .... executive producer
Andrew Gottlieb .... producer
Dennis Hammer .... executive producer
Original Music by
Don Davis 
Cinematography by
Denis Maloney (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Craig Ridenour 
Casting by
Jeff Meshel 
Production Design by
Kim Hix 
Set Decoration by
Shirley Starks 
Costume Design by
Katie Sparks 
Makeup Department
Steve Artmont .... makeup artist
Michael Marcellino .... hair stylist
Sherilyn Stetz .... makeup artist: Ms. Bleeth
Production Management
Nora Reynolds .... executive in charge of production
Chris Stoerchle .... production manager
Cristen Carr Strubbe .... unit production manager
Richard Winnie .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Carla Bowen .... second assistant director
Steve Love .... first assistant director
Art Department
Steven B. Melton .... property master
King Orba .... assistant property master (uncredited)
Sound Department
Wayne Artman .... sound re-recording mixer
Kenn Fuller .... production sound mixer (as Ken Michael Fuller)
Robert L. Harman .... sound re-recording mixer (as Robert Harman)
Frank Jones .... sound re-recording mixer
Joe Melody .... supervising sound editor
Bob Costanza .... sound effects editor (uncredited)
Tommy Goodwin .... foley mixer (uncredited)
Special Effects by
John E. Gray .... special effects coordinator (as John Gray)
Visual Effects by
Tim 'Timco' Conway .... motion control programer (as Tim Conway)
Sam Nicholson .... visual effects producer
Dan Schmit .... visual effects supervisor
Molly Schwartz .... digital compositor
Doug Seiden .... computer graphics supervisor
Eric Heavens .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Jaison Stritch .... 3D visual effects supervisor (uncredited)
Ben Scott .... stunt coordinator (as Ben R. Scott)
Lisa Dempsey .... stunt double: Yasmine Bleeth (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Steven Frohardt .... key grip
Tom Gleason .... first assistant camera (as Thomas D. Gleson)
Kenji Luster .... Steadicam operator
Kenji Luster .... camera operator
Andrew Parke .... first assistant camera (as Andy Parke)
Vance Trussell .... gaffer
Mindy Bee .... camera loader (uncredited)
Michael Dronge .... grip (uncredited)
Don Telles .... grip (uncredited)
Casting Department
Alex Wald .... casting associate (as Alex Rosenberg)
Editorial Department
David Crozier .... assistant editor (as Dave Crozier)
Joseph Dervin Jr. .... executive in charge of post-production
Chris Jacobson .... colorist (uncredited)
Music Department
Stan Jones .... music editor
Transportation Department
Ed Tucker .... transportation coordinator
Bill Lopez-Arjona .... transportation captain (uncredited)
Other crew
Dani Eslin .... production accountant
John Farrow .... location manager
Brian Martin .... assistant: Mr. Frankovich
Elizabeth J. Nevin .... production coordinator
Patty Newton .... assistant: Mr. Hammer
Jimmy O'Connell .... marine coordinator
Diane Weiss .... script supervisor (as Diane Lea Weiss)
Dyanne C. Deuel .... key lifeguard (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
95 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:

Did You Know?

Jackie:Maggie, I need your help. Everybody goes into the lake and comes out different.
Maggie:You sure got that right honey.
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2 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Ok, It's odd but that's not always bad., 5 May 2002
Author: Chris Williams (CrazyC24-1) from Florida--USA

Ok, I admit this movie was a bit strange. But thats not a bad thing. It gives everyone a break from their daily lives. I am more forgiving to movies because I accept limitations and understand movies don't always have to be "realistic". I have seen some comments on this IMDB message board saying that some of these movies are unrealistic. And the same people then turn around and say how much they admire Superman that he is a role model. Like that movie is realistic. Don't get me wrong I love Superman just as much as the next guy, but movies don't have to be realistic all the time. I mean if somebody made a movie about my life it would be boring as hell. I for one love the so called unrealistic movies.

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