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Claire Bannion is a widowed mother of two who possesses psychic powers.

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Stephen Bridgewater (as Stephen W. Bridgewater)

Writer:

J.C. Belmont
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Cast

Credited cast:
Valerie Bertinelli ... Claire Bannion
Sasha Pieterse ... Maggie Bannion
Ray Baker ... Sheriff Birch
Peter Jason ... Harry Bannion
Emma Prescott ... Helen Bannion
Micole Mercurio ... Bunny Holden
Fredric Lehne ... Ben Goodrow (as Fredric Lane)
Todd Allen ... Jack Bannion
Mary Mara ... Donna Kendall
Kirk B.R. Woller ... Marty Kendall
Gwen McGee ... Officer Ryan
Drew Seeley ... Bobby Mills
Kelli Barksdale ... Babysitter
Andrew T. Weaver Andrew T. Weaver ... Officer Parker
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Luke Morris Luke Morris ... Danny
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Jack Bannion drowns while fishing in the small town's lake before the sheriff arrives, who came solely on account of his wife's reputed presentiment. Even retired, the ex-sheriff cant help bothering with dangers to the small community, either objective or according to Claire. Irrepentent drunk speed-devil Bobby Mills is 'dealt with' gruesomely. Written by KGF Vissers

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Drama | Thriller

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Country:

USA | France

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 August 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Des yeux dans la nuit See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Budget:

$1,900,000 (estimated)
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Color | Color (35 mm version)
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Murder mystery with an obvious killer; psychic called in to help anyway
23 August 2007 | by MartianOctocretr5See all my reviews

Although it was nice to see Valerie Bertinelli in something other than those diet commercials, the course of this movie was fairly predictable. Most obvious is the identity of the killer, which is concealed about as well as an elephant hiding behind a golf ball.

It's a serial killer murder mystery, and Claire (Bertinelli) is a reluctant psychic who gets disjointed visions when she touches objects. After someone she knows has been murdered, she is asked by her uncle, a retired cop, to assist law enforcement in the investigation. Sort of a fictionalized version of the TV show "Psychic Detectives," (except without the narrator on that show who proclaims how accurate the psychic's visions are every five seconds). Since the killer's ID is so obvious, I found it amusing that Claire never gets any case solving visions from this individual.

The film is pretty mainstream for this type of story, and Valerie's acting rises above the script; other cast members are adequate, although the killer (after being discovered) does some clichéd maniac mannerisms; example: a sing-songy voice while stalking a victim. Not exactly original.

Just watchable. I do hope we see Valerie get some better roles than this, however.


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