Giving Up the Ghost ()


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A dead man comes back to try to convince his wife to join him in the afterlife.

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Anna Hobson
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Jake
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Kevin
Lynne Deragon
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Bob
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Maria
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Diane
Tricia Williams ...
Gladys
Philip Akin ...
Judge Gleason
Pam Hyatt ...
Frieda Anton
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Bill Anton
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Matthew 'Bulldog' Phelps
Frank Crudele ...
David Puente
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George the Doorman
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Leo
Jonathan Rannells ...
Sergio
Tom Hervey ...
Lou Robinson
Jodi Pape ...
Thelma Robinson
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Cousin Albert
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Party Goer
Sam Malkin ...
Cabbie
Asa Perlman ...
Little Jake
Jan Austin ...
Marilyn
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Billy-Joe Buttery ...
Extra (uncredited)

Directed by

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Claudia Weill

Written by

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Anthea Sylbert ... (written by) &
Richard Romanus ... (written by)

Produced by

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Marc Dassas ... co-producer
Richard Romanus ... executive producer
Anthea Sylbert ... executive producer
Paula Weinstein ... executive producer

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Mader

Cinematography by

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John Holosko

Film Editing by

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Mary Jo Markey

Editorial Department

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Darren Frankel ... executive in charge of post-production
Lucyna Wojciechowski ... first assistant editor

Casting By

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Gail Carr
Rhonda Young

Production Design by

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Ed Hanna

Art Direction by

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Bob Sher

Set Decoration by

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Michael Mullins

Costume Design by

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Diana Irwin

Makeup Department

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Mary Sue Heron ... makeup artist (as Marysue Heron)
Diane Mazur ... first makeup assistant
Reg Quindinho ... key hair stylist

Production Management

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Dennis A. Brown ... executive in charge of production
Marc Dassas ... unit production manager
Karen Thornton ... post-production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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David Coombs ... first assistant director
Lorraine M. Kearsey ... trainee assistant director
Sharon McDonell ... fourth assistant director
Craig Wallace ... second assistant director

Art Department

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Peter Fletcher ... property master
Anthony A. Ianni ... assistant art director
Mike Patterson ... property master

Sound Department

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Pete Elia ... re-recording mixer (as Peter Elia)
David Hankins ... sound supervisor
Michael LaCroix ... sound mixer (as Michael La Croix)
Larry Stensvold ... re-recording mixer
Alan Zielonko ... boom operator

Camera and Electrical Department

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Jayson Clute ... first assistant camera
John Medland ... still photographer
Mark Nener ... second assistant camera
David Pamplin ... key grip (as David 'Stretch' Pamplin)
Michael Soos ... a-camera / steadicam operator
Franco Tata ... gaffer

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Paul Breckenridge ... key costumer
Carmel Buttery ... key costumer

Location Management

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Jonathan Matthews ... location manager

Music Department

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Tod Holcomb ... music editor

Transportation Department

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Tony Bifano ... transportation coordinator

Other crew

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Swith Bell ... assistant: Ms. Weill
Donna Croce ... script supervisor
Tom Di Blasio ... production accountant
Carole Garcia ... assistant: Ms. Helgenberger
Anne Paynter ... production coordinator (as Anne Paynter Campbell)

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Plot Summary

After a woman's husband dies while jogging in the park, the young widow's deep grief helps to awaken his ghost. The ghost urges her to commit suicide to join him in the afterlife. While the young woman is making up her mind about suicide, her husband's ghost helps with a current murder case. (The young couple were both lawyers in the same practice.) Written by E. D. Edwards

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Also Known As
  • Anna und der Geist (Germany)
  • Un fantasma en mi vida (Spain)
  • Um Fantasma em Casa (Portugal)
  • O Dilema da Sra. Hobson: Me Larga, Fantasma (Brazil)
  • O Dilema de Mrs. Hobson (Brazil)
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  • 96 min
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