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Mother Ghost (2002)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 8 August 2002 (USA)
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Keith Bennets mother passed away a year ago, and he feels like he has moved on with his life, until one morning his mothers jewelry shows up on Keiths bathroom sink. The same jewelry she ... See full summary »

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Rich Thorne

Writer:

Mark Thompson
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Cast

Credited cast:
Mark Thompson ... Keith Bennett
Kevin Pollak ... Dr. Norris
Dana Delany ... Karen Bennett
Jere Burns ... Cemetary Anget
Charles Durning ... George
Garry Marshall ... Arthur
James Franco ... Skateboarder Guy
David Keith ... Carey
Tyler Goucher Tyler Goucher ... Ben Bennett
Wendy Davis ... Stacy
Heather Shannon Heather Shannon ... Debbie
Raymond T. Williams ... Bobby
Greg Cromer ... Billy
Ali Pomerantz ... Wendy
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Joe Mantegna ... Jerry
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Keith Bennets mother passed away a year ago, and he feels like he has moved on with his life, until one morning his mothers jewelry shows up on Keiths bathroom sink. The same jewelry she was buried in. Keith tells his wife Karen, about the jewelry and that is the last straw. She claims he is distant and has shut her out. Now he thinks he is seeing things that aren't there and if things don't improve, she will take their only son and leave. Forced with the ultimatum, Keith launches himself on a day of reclamation. Keith winds up on the phone with a popular radio Psychiatrist who guides Keith through what he cannot see on his own. Keith discovers a new man and a new attitude. Several people are listening to Keith's plight on the radio and are making changes of their own. Is this dead visitor all in Keith's head or is she truly a Mother Ghost? Written by Mark Thompson

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Not Rated

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 August 2002 (USA) See more »

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One of about four feature films where actor Joe Mantegna has portrayed a character named "Jerry". The movies are: 'Things Change' (1988) - Jerry; 'Mother Ghost' (2002) - Jerry; 'Redbelt' (2008) - Jerry Weiss; and 'Lonely Street' (2008) - Jerry Finkelman. Moreover, however, Mantegna though played Tom in 'Jerry and Tom' (1998). Both 'Redbelt' (2008) and 'Things Change' (1988) were David Mamet written and directed movies. Additionally, Mantegna though has played a character called "Joe" in film and television about nine times. See more »

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More than meets the eye!
17 April 2002 | by croemSee all my reviews

I screened the world premiere of this movie at the Taos Talking Pictures Festival. I would like to say that this film was one of the better films that I saw at the festival. It is chalk full of emotional queues from parts that make you laugh to parts that make you cry. The character Keith learns much emotional growth in the film, and in turn I feel that he brings that growth to the audience as well. Make no mistake this one's going to make it. Good luck Mark, Rich, and Rod! You deserve the best from this wonderful piece of art.

Your friend,

Stephen Stone


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