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White Noise 2: The Light (2007)

PG-13 | | Drama, Fantasy, Horror | 5 January 2007 (UK)
Following the loss of his family, a man attempts suicide only to discover upon waking that he can identify people who are about to die

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Patrick Lussier

Writer:

Matt Venne
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nathan Fillion ... Abe Dale
Katee Sackhoff ... Sherry Clarke
Craig Fairbrass ... Henry Caine
Adrian Holmes ... Marty Bloom
Kendall Cross Kendall Cross ... Rebecca Dale
Teryl Rothery ... Julia Caine
William MacDonald ... Dr. Karras
Joshua J. Ballard Joshua J. Ballard ... Danny Dale (as Josh Ballard)
David Milchard ... Kurt
Tegan Moss ... Liz
Michael Ryan Michael Ryan ... Homeless Man
Chris Shields ... Father Nathan
David Orth David Orth ... Dr. Serling
Donna Yamamoto ... ER Nurse #1
Lexie Huber ... ER Nurse #2 (as Lexi Huber)
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Storyline

The family man Abe Dale is having lunch with his wife and son in a restaurant, when a man kills them in front of Abe and shoots himself in the mouth. A couple of days later, the grieving Abe misses his family and commits suicide ingesting many pills at home, but is rescued by his friend Marty Bloom and saved by the doctors. His Near Death Experience makes him see white light in some people and to hear Electronic Voice Phenomena, i.e., manifestations of voices of ghosts or spirits through static on electronic devices. Soon he discovers that the white light means that the person is going to die, and Abe saves three lives including his nurse Sherry Clarke. While watching a video recorded by his son, Abe finds that the killer had saved the lives of his wife and son three days before the murder. He investigates the incident and finds that when you save, you must kill; otherwise many innocents will die three days later. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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There are on average 774 near death experiences in the USA every day. 80% of people report seeing a blinding white light before being brought back from the dead. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and terror, some disturbing images, thematic material and language | See all certifications »

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Language:

English

Release Date:

5 January 2007 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Luces del más allá See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$8,521,208
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Sherry, the nurse watches Bride of Frankenstein on television in hospital. It is plausible that this is the follow-up to director Patrick Lussier's work on the 1996 Doctor Who TV Movie in which he was editor of. In the Doctor Who TV Movie, Pete the morgue attendant watched the 1931 Frankenstein on television in a hospital and Bride of Frankenstein is the first sequel to the 1931 Frankenstein. The Doctor Who TV Movie was directed by Geoffrey Sax and Sax would later direct the first White Noise movie. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 30 mins) When the ambulance is heading towards the tanker truck, there is no camera on the cab of the ambulance. Once the ambulance begins to flip, the stunt camera can clearly be seen on the cab of the ambulance even after it has come to a stop. See more »

Quotes

Henry Caine: [repeated Line] And on the third day... Christ rose again... but what about the devil?
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Connections

References Don't Look Now (1973) See more »

Soundtracks

Inner Journey
Written by Thomas Viehboeck and Peter Koellerer
Performed by Sonic Adventure Project
Licensed courtesy of Peter Koellerer and Thomas Viehboeck (AKM/Australia)
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An interesting concept, but could have done more.
6 January 2007 | by hesdeadjim82See all my reviews

This movie has the potential to be a good horror. However, the typical flashing, grey type ghosts and predictable scares are disappointing. Why Hollywood continues to make high-budget horrors with these effects baffles me? They aim at viewers with weak dispositions rather than real horror fans. Hollywood needs to have a good look at foreign horror films and learn a lesson.

Nathan gives a good performance and in my opinion is the back bone to the entire movie. If they expanded on the dogmatic storyline a little more, it could have been more interesting.

I recommend this movie as a 'no-brainer' horror flick that will leave you fairly satisfied.


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