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White Noise 2: The Light (2007)

PG-13 | | Drama, Fantasy, Horror | 5 January 2007 (UK)
Following the loss of his family, a man attempts suicide only to discover upon waking that he can identify people who are about to die

Director:

Patrick Lussier

Writer:

Matt Venne
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Nathan Fillion ... Abe Dale
Katee Sackhoff ... Sherry Clarke
Craig Fairbrass ... Henry Caine
Adrian Holmes ... Marty Bloom
Kendall Cross ... Rebecca Dale
Teryl Rothery ... Julia Caine
William MacDonald ... Dr. Karras
Joshua J. Ballard Joshua J. Ballard ... Danny Dale (as Josh Ballard)
David Milchard ... Kurt
Tegan Moss ... Liz
Michael Ryan Michael Ryan ... Homeless Man
Chris Shields ... Father Nathan
David Orth ... Dr. Serling
Donna Yamamoto ... ER Nurse #1
Lexie Huber ... ER Nurse #2 (as Lexi Huber)
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The family man Abe Dale is having lunch with his wife and son in a restaurant, when a man kills them in front of Abe and shoots himself in the mouth. A couple of days later, the grieving Abe misses his family and commits suicide ingesting many pills at home, but is rescued by his friend Marty Bloom and saved by the doctors. His Near Death Experience makes him see white light in some people and to hear Electronic Voice Phenomena, i.e., manifestations of voices of ghosts or spirits through static on electronic devices. Soon he discovers that the white light means that the person is going to die, and Abe saves three lives including his nurse Sherry Clarke. While watching a video recorded by his son, Abe finds that the killer had saved the lives of his wife and son three days before the murder. He investigates the incident and finds that when you save, you must kill; otherwise many innocents will die three days later. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and terror, some disturbing images, thematic material and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Sherry, the nurse watches Bride of Frankenstein on television in hospital. It is plausible that this is the follow-up to director Patrick Lussier's work on the 1996 Doctor Who TV Movie in which he was editor of. In the Doctor Who TV Movie, Pete the morgue attendant watched the 1931 Frankenstein on television in a hospital and Bride of Frankenstein is the first sequel to the 1931 Frankenstein. The Doctor Who TV Movie was directed by Geoffrey Sax and Sax would later direct the first White Noise movie. See more »

Goofs

Biblical Greek is called "koine" Greek. It was the language of the marketplace throughout the Greco-Roman world. Depending on the case of the noun (assumed by adjectives as well), the words for "third day" are "trite hemera". "Mera" is a total corruption. See more »

Quotes

Old Man Voice: [Old man lying on his stomach under an incorrectly jacked van] Look I don't need some dipshit kid telling me what to do all right? Just take you metrosexual ass back to your yuppy car
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Written and Performed by Tom Elkins
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EVP, white light & lots of paranormal fun
6 June 2007 | by submit-29See all my reviews

" I See Dead people " :) What happens if you had the power to save people from their deaths , only to find your actions have caused a reaction, a reaction that multiplies in its effects? What if those that you saved were meant to die? There are some slow love scenes that I guess have to be in a film, but other then that the movie is pretty much in constant motion.

Nathan Fillion is a cool actor, his particular acting style is very refreshing, i think any other actor would have made this film into a dodgy 2nd hand horror film.Those that liked 'Serenity' will enjoy this movie.

This is an above average movie with good acting and a decent script.

Great way to spend a night in, just make sure you have a hubby next to you so as you don't get too scared.


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$10,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

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