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An Urban Ghost Story

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After an ecstasy induced joy riding accident, 12 year old Lizzie lies dead on the operating table - slowly she is taken into the light - but is pulled back to earth when she is revived by the doctors. Lizzie feels sure that during the 184 seconds that she lay dead on the ER table something latched on to her and came back into her world. The nightmares and visions that follow only crystallise her belief that she should have died in the crash...

Then the disturbances start, at first merely tappings and bad smells - but soon the activity escalates. Lizzie seems to be the focus, but according to others, she's just playing games for attention. Only when Kate, her mother, is confronted with inexplicable events does she face the possibility that they may be the victims of a poltergeist infestation. The family have no option but to ask for help, but everywhere Kate turns she is met with ridicule or a brick wall of civil servant red tape. Finally, Kate's only help is a newspaper journalist from the local press with his own hidden agenda - he brings in all manner of 'experts' - parapsychologists, spiritualists, Christians - all of whom offer their services whilst championing their own individual theories for the unexplained phenomena.

As the Fisher household is invaded by battling investigators, Lizzie continues to experience terrible nightmares, recurring apparitions of the crash and visions of a hell in which she is sure she is damned to spend eternity. Ultimately, Lizzie has to accept that she should have died in the crash, or face up to the demons of her past...


Type of film
Running Time
90 mins
35mm Fuji
Genevieve Jolliffe
David Hardwick
Executive Producer
David Hardwick
Director of Photography
Jon Walker
Principal Cast
Jason Connery, Stephanie Buttle, Heather Ann Foster, James Cosmo, Elizabeth Berrington and Nicola Stapleton
Screen Writers
Chris Jones, Genevieve Jolliffe


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Last updated 26th November 2005

Production Company

Living Spirit Pictures
Ealing Film Studios
Ealing Green
London W5 5EP
Tel: 020 8758 8544
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