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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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Cast

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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

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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27 July 2017 (Australia)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$100,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$104,030, 7 July 2017, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,596,371, 28 September 2017
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1.33 : 1
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In one scene the young Hispanic girl Yasmina plays on the piano a few bars of the Ode to Joy, from Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. In a later scene the Prognosticator speaks at length about this symphony, during which the film's musical score also begins to play part of this symphony. See more »

Goofs

When the pioneer is hammering the stakes into the ground, the sound doesn't match the swing of the mallet. See more »

Quotes

houseguest: 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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Written by Kesha (as Kesha Sebert), Toby Halbrooks and Andrew Tinker
Performed by Stereo Jane
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Incredibly Overrated and Boring
21 September 2017 | by See all my reviews

"A Ghost Story" is one of the most overrated and boring movies ever made. The IMDb User Rating, the title and the names of Casey Affleck and Rooney Mara lure the viewers that might expect a good film. Do not waste your time watching this flick unless you have insomnia or whatsapp to download and read; or a magazine or even a book to read. Otherwise you will certainly lose your patience or take a nap. My vote is one (awful).

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