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Bag of Bones 

Not Rated | | Drama, Horror, Mystery | TV Mini-Series (2011)
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After his wife's sudden death, a best selling author returns to his cabin retreat where he receives paranormal visitations and becomes involved in a custody battle.
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Series cast summary:
Pierce Brosnan ...  Mike Noonan 2 episodes, 2011
Melissa George ...  Mattie Devore 2 episodes, 2011
Annabeth Gish ...  Jo Noonan 2 episodes, 2011
Anika Noni Rose ...  Sara Tidwell 2 episodes, 2011
Matt Frewer ...  Sid Noonan 2 episodes, 2011
Jason Priestley ...  Marty 2 episodes, 2011
Caitlin Carmichael ...  Kyra Devore 2 episodes, 2011
Peter MacNeill ...  Bill Dean 2 episodes, 2011
William Schallert ...  Max Devore 2 episodes, 2011
Deborah Grover ...  Rogette Whitmore 2 episodes, 2011
Jefferson Mappin ...  Buddy Jellison 2 episodes, 2011
Deborah Allen Deborah Allen ...  Brenda Meserve 2 episodes, 2011
Cienna Prendergast Cienna Prendergast ...  Kisha Tidwell 2 episodes, 2011
Gary Levert Gary Levert ...  Deputy George Footman 2 episodes, 2011
David Sheftell ...  Young Max Devore 2 episodes, 2011
Shane Anderson Shane Anderson ...  Lance Devore 2 episodes, 2011
Joel Freckelton Joel Freckelton ...  Harold Noonan 2 episodes, 2011
Gregory Penney Gregory Penney ...  Young Normal Jellison 2 episodes, 2011
Geordie Brown Geordie Brown ...  Young Edgar White 2 episodes, 2011
Aja Deeble Aja Deeble ...  Dean Daughter 2 episodes, 2011
Fiona Forsythe Fiona Forsythe ...  Jellison Daughter 2 episodes, 2011
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Bestselling novelist Mike Noonan, unable to cope after his wife's sudden death, returns to the couple's lakeside retreat in Maine, where he becomes involved in a custody battle between a young widow and her child's enormously wealthy grandfather. Mike inexplicably receives mysterious ghostly visitations, escalating nightmares and the realization that his late wife still has something to tell him. Written by nitorch

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Beware the lake.


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English

Release Date:

11 December 2011 (USA) See more »

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Bag of Bones See more »

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Brooklyn, Nova Scotia Canada See more »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)
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16:9 HD
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Kelly Rowland was originally cast as Sara Tidwell. See more »

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Kyra is first shown having her front teeth. In later scenes her front teeth have fallen out. They then reappear in what seems to be too short of a time for them to have regrown indicating these scenes were shot out of order. See more »

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Rather decent adaptation but flawed
25 March 2014 | by kannibalcorpsegrinderSee all my reviews

Traveling to a lake-front mansion to get over his wife's death, a distraught writer finds that her ghost is using him to help a local woman battle an evil land-owner who's evil secret goes back to the town's infamous haunting involving numerous disappearances to cover up the original tragedy.

Taking the new miniseries as a whole, this one definitely feels just like every other Stephen King story: an isolated Maine town, elders having a deadly secret who the locals are afraid of, lots of melodrama instead of horror with only brief forays into the style to trick us into thinking that's what it really is, and far too many scenes outside the style that just eats up so much time that this could very easily be paired down by well over an hour without taking away anything of any importance in the storyline. The scares are pedestrian and seem to consist of the same thing, a wrinkly ghost-like woman appearing out of nowhere, which gets old very quickly and really hampers this one overall. It's still typical King so it's just mediocre and not unwatchable.

Rated Unrated/PG-13: Violence, Language and children-in-jeopardy.


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