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Urban Ghost Story Details

FULL SYNOPSIS

Genevieve Jolliffe directed this British supernatural drama set in Glasgow. A joyride car crash almost leads to the death of 12-year-old Lizzie ([[Performer~P263338~Heather Ann Foster~heatherannfoster]]) who lives with her mother Kate ([[Performer~P133425~Stephanie Buttle~stephaniebuttle]]) and with her brother and younger sister in a seedy apartment building. When Lizzie returns home, she begins experiencing strange and unexplained phenomena in the apartment With police and a social worker ([[Performer~P263413~Siri O'Neal~sirioneal]]) ill-equipped to deal with poltergeist activity, Kate turns for help to journalist John Fox ([[Performer~P14523~Jason Connery~jasonconnery]]) who sees it as a hoax and types it as a tabloid tale. However, after university parapsychologists arrive on the scene, scientific tests indicate that mother and daughter deserve serious scrutiny. Filmed with a blow-up from Super-16 and shot at southeast England locations with interiors at Ealing Film Studios. Shown at the Edinburgh Film Festival. ~ Bhob Stewart, Rovi

  • Release date:October 31, 1998

Cast

Jason Connery
as John Fox
Stephanie Buttle
as Kate Fisher
James Cosmo
as Minister
Elizabeth Berrington
as Mrs. Ash
Nicola Stapleton
as Kerrie
Siri O'Neal
as Social Worker
Andreas Wisniewski
as Quinn
Billy Boyd
as Loan Shark

Crew

Genevieve Jolliffe
Director
Genevieve Jolliffe
Screenwriter
Rupert Gregson-Williams
Composer (Music Score)
Eddie Hamilton
Editor
Simon Pickup
Production Designer
Alice Norris
Art Director
Linda Haysman
Costume Designer
Tim Cavagin
Sound/Sound Designer
Steph Baldini
Sound/Sound Designer
Grietje Besteman
First Assistant Director
Catherine Arton
Casting
Terry Forrestal
Stunts Coordinator
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