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A Ghost Story (2017)

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In this singular exploration of legacy, love, loss, and the enormity of existence, a recently deceased, white-sheeted ghost returns to his suburban home to try to reconnect with his bereft wife.

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C
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McColm Cephas Jr. ...
Little Boy
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Doctor
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Man in Wheelchair
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Linda
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Gentleman Caller
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Mover
Dagger Salazar ...
Mover
Sonia Acevedo ...
Maria
Carlos Bermudez ...
Carlos
Yasmina Gutierrez ...
Yasmina
Kimberly Fiddes ...
Making Out
Daniel Escudero ...
Making Out
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Spirit Girl (as Kesha Sebert)
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Resonating with vibrant memories and silent echoes of a shared life, the old house is somehow connected to "C", a sensitive composer who is hesitant of leaving it, while his loving wife "M", on the other hand, is keen on moving out, having an indecipherable but grim premonition of danger. Sadly, disaster soon strikes, and C's untethered spectre which detaches from the lifeless body, rises from the mortician's table, and in a swift decision, decides to linger in this dimension to faithfully follow the grieving M back to the old house. As silent as a shadow and as invisible as the air, C's unappeasable phantom observes M's denial and depression gradually turn to acceptance and even hope, as time unravels, moving forward through the decades. In this earth, man struggles to leave his legacy behind. Is this the way to immortality? Written by Nick Riganas

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It's all about time.

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Drama | Fantasy | Romance

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Rated R for brief language and a disturbing image | See all certifications »

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27 July 2017 (Australia)  »

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$100,000 (estimated)

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$104,030 (USA) (7 July 2017)

Gross:

$1,566,452 (USA) (31 August 2017)
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Was shot in Irving, Tx off of the funds made from Pete's Dragon. See more »

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When Casey Affleck is singing, the audio/video don't match up. See more »

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Prognosticator: We build our legacy piece by piece and maybe the whole world will remember you or maybe just a couple of people, but you do what you can to make sure you're still around after you're gone.
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I Get Overwhelmed
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By far in my top three of worst movies I ever saw
19 October 2017 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

Amazing! Wonderful! Incredible! Those could be the words describing this movie. I just forgot a couple words with it, that's all. Let me rectify my mistake. Amazingly boring! Wonderfully pretentious! Incredibly overrated! So that's better, that being rectified. Honestly it's one of the worst movies I ever saw in my life. And I have see tons. You couldn't even spoil this movie by telling you about it because there is just nothing to spoil. Nothing happens during the entire movie. And all action shots, yes I know it sounds ridiculous when I say action shots, are way too long. Guy is dead and laying on a stretcher, let's film that for a couple minutes. Girl is eating her cake while guy with sheet is looking at her, let's film that for ten minutes. And even that the actress couldn't do it right, never saw a woman eat in such a vulgar way. Guy with sheet standing in the room while watching some boring stuff, let's film that for about the entire movie. There is almost no dialogues so if you get bored just listen to some music in the meanwhile, or even better just don't watch this piece of crap. I've been looking the whole time how much longer I had to endure this total mess. At one point there was like twenty minutes left and the only thing I could think about was that I hoped there would be nineteen minutes of end credits. Honestly I can't understand why this piece of garbage gets such a high rating on here. At least I'm not the only one that thinks this movie is truly awful. Avoid at all costs!


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