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BrainWaves (1982)

After a traffic accident Kaylie is in coma for months. Her doctors want to try a new procedure on her: to regain her consciousness, they stimulate her brain with neural patterns of a woman ... See full summary »

Director:

Ulli Lommel

Writers:

Henry R. Alexander (additional dialogue) (as Buz Alexander), Ulli Lommel | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Keir Dullea ... Julian Bedford
Suzanna Love ... Kaylie Bedford
Vera Miles ... Marian Koonan
Ryan Seitz Ryan Seitz ... Danny Bedford
Percy Rodrigues ... Dr. Robinson
Paul Willson ... Dr. Schroder
Tony Curtis ... Dr. Clavius
Eve Brent ... Mrs. Simpson (as Eve Brent Ashe)
Nicholas Love ... Willy Meiser
Corinne Wahl Corinne Wahl ... Leila Adams (as Corinne Alphen)
Phillipe Carr Phillipe Carr ... Doctor
Roger Burgraff Roger Burgraff ... Speech Therapist
Michael DeFrancisco Michael DeFrancisco ... George
Jason Fong Jason Fong ... Grocery Clerk
Diane Doucette Diane Doucette ... Therapy Nurse
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Storyline

After a traffic accident Kaylie is in coma for months. Her doctors want to try a new procedure on her: to regain her consciousness, they stimulate her brain with neural patterns of a woman who just died. It works, and Kaylie seems to be ok again. However in her dreams, she lives the last day of her savor - and realizes that she's been killed! Together with her husband she tries to find out what happened. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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She was trapped by a power beyond her control. See more »

Genres:

Sci-Fi | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Trivia

John Huston was originally casted in the role of Dr. Clavius, but he became ill, so after that there was talks with Rock Hudson, but he wasn't available. Eventually Tony Curtis was cast. See more »

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At 0:24:35. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Dr. Schroder: The new arrivals: heart... liver... brain.
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Connections

Features Space Invaders (1978) See more »

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* *1/2 out of 4.
21 August 2002 | by brandonsites1981See all my reviews

Woman (Suzanna Love) involved in a terrible accident nearly dies, but an experimental surgery saves her life. She is given brain waves from a recently deceased woman who was murdered, but as Love starts to feel better she feels sudden urges to find the woman's killer and to bring him to justice. Handsome looking, glossy thriller is well directed and well cast right down the line, but predictable and unmemorable.

Rated R; Violence and Brief Nudity. Later edited to PG.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

August 1983 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Shadow of Death See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,111
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Company Credits

Production Co:

CinAmerica See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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