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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 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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USA

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English

Release Date:

11 December 2011 (USA) See more »

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Brooklyn, Nova Scotia Canada See more »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)
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A guy tells Mike Noonan (Pierce Brosnan) that he is the author's "number one fan". It Is also used by Kathy Bates in Stephen King's Misery (1990). See more »

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When Noonan touches the tree with his right hand and gets hurt by whatever, he jogs away and in the next scene his left hand is in pain. See more »

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Not bad for someone who hasn't read the book yet
12 December 2011 | by PriskittehSee all my reviews

I read the other reviews which were very negative due to the fact this mini series apparently doesn't really follow the book's storyline properly, but honestly I haven't read the book yet (despite being a Stephen King's fan) and from my perspective this part was not bad at all.

I am sure that, as with every other movie that is inspired by a book (and in saying this I even include The Shining, which was considered a great movie yet still is incredibly inferior to the book), this is also a case in which things have been left out or poorly adapted. However, not being able to make that comparison, I can judge the mini series simply for what I see, and I am pleased. The acting is very good (especially for a mini series! If you have had the chance to watch Rose Red you know why this is not something I'd necessarily expect) and the storyline is intriguing. I didn't find this confusing, more like mysterious in an interesting way. It would be a let down if they ended up not explaining anything at the end either, though, that is for sure. However, if they are just not including all the book's details to be able to adapt it to the movie kind of media, I am not complaining, just as long as we get the whole story in the end.

I can say so far the first part was interesting and that I am waiting to watch what happens next. Hopefully it won't let us down!


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