Nick Powell is an excellent high-school student who raises money by selling homework and results of quizzes to his schoolmates. He aims to travel to London for a writer's course - telling his best friend, Pete Egan, that he has already bought the airplane ticket but he has not told to his mother yet. Annie Newton has a problem with Pete, who owes money to her. As events unfold, due to a case of mistaken identity Nick takes a severe beating from Annie and her gang, his body dumped in a sewer. The next morning, he discovers he cannot be seen - he is now a spirit in a state of limbo and can only observe as the events of that day unfold. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The shirt that Nick is wearing at the end of the movie bears a crow on the chest. In some Native American legends (and the graphic novel by James O'Barr bearing the name) the crow could carry a person's soul back from the land of the dead. See more »
The car hot wired outside the jewlery store is a Mercedes Benz with an ignition system that cannot be started in any way at all without the electronic key. This system is called DAS, Drive Authorization System. There is no way they could have started that car without the key to 'authorize' the starting of the vehicle. See more »
It wasn't easy when Nick's father died, raising a teenager alone. But with a boy like Nick, well, he is now everything a mother could want. We've been through some hard times. We've carried each other. Now I look to the future, and I know there's nothing that we can't do together.
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This must be the worst movie I've seen in ages. The story is really lame, although it starts out good, but the movie turns into a very sentimental, cliché movie. The main characters are not believable, without an real depth. The female lead is supposed to be this angry young girl, but of course turns out to be not so bad at all, and this is symbollicly shown when she shows us, the audience, the first real good look at her face and -surpise!- she turns out to be this beautiful girl. How lame. The movie has this terrible emotional ending, which is totally not convincing, when I watched it half of the audience started to laugh. Don't go and see this movie! It got one of the lowest ratings ever by the audience of the Amsterdam Fantastic Film Festival. And not without reason.
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