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Living with the Dead (2002)

PG-13 | | Drama, Sci-Fi, Crime | TV Movie 28 April 2002
A man begins to have disturbing visions of dead people, among whom are his mother and victims of a local serial killer. The detective investigating the murders looks to him for help in solving the case.

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James Van Praagh
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Detective Karen Condrin
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Regina Van Praagh
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Adrian, Psychic
Donna White
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Young James Van Praagh
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Mrs. Ziff
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Psychiatrist
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Sandy - Andy's deaf sister
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Midge Harmon
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Allan Van Praagh
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Andy, Abducted Boy
Neil Denis ...
Dennis Branston
Mikela Jay ...
Young Regina Van Praagh (as Mikela J. Mikael)
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Young Allan Van Praagh
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A man begins to have disturbing visions of dead people, among whom are his mother and victims of a local serial killer. The detective investigating the murders looks to him for help in solving the case.

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The dead are talking. One man is listening.


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Rated PG-13 for violent and disturbing content, and thematic elements | See all certifications »
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James Van Praagh, the author of the book this film is based on and real-life version of Ted Danson's character, appears in this film as the organ player. See more »

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References The Sixth Sense (1999) See more »

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Splendid made for television
21 August 2005 | by See all my reviews

I have just finished watching the first part of Living With the Dead. I would ordinarily never even think of writing a review until I had finished watching a movie until the credits stop rolling. Yet this film is the exception to the rule. Not since Lonesome Dove has there been a multi-part television endeavor that I actually have been excited about seeing the finish. Until now. Ted Danson gives one of the best performances of his career. Portraying the guilt ridden Catholic and stodgy bibliophile forced into facing things he doesn't want to face in a very believable and empathetic way. The rest of the cast is equal quality.

Stephen Gyllenhaal's direction is deft and workmanlike. Throw in Jeffery Jur's top notch and sufficiently creepy Cinematography and you got yourself a very worthwhile movie, made for television or not.

I have now waited a week to see the finish. I stand by my previously conclusions. While the story itself is unexceptional, the dialogue is good. Whether or not the story is true or the movie is like the book is immaterial to the quality and enjoyment for me. I watched it on CBS and even though it was interrupted with an unseemly amount of commercials and my advice is watch it uninterrupted if you can, I still enjoyed it. All-in-all, a very worthwhile movie to watch. I give it 8 stars out of 10.


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