The Returning (1990)

PG 12/10/1990 (NZ) HorrorThriller 1h 38m
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An obsessive ghost love story


A successful city lawyer abandons his practice and heads out to the country. There he comes upon a stately, but neglected, homestead. He moves in, and during his first night a beautiful ghostly woman makes love to him, in his sleep. Soon his dreams become more engrossing than his everyday world and girlfriend. Gradually he unravels the tragedy of his spirit lovers' past. To respond to her call, he needs to embrace the hearafter.

  1. John Day

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Clinton Phillips


Top Billed Cast

  1. Phillip Gordon

    Alan Steadman

  2. Alison Routledge

    Jessica Scott

  3. Max Cullen

    Max Cullen

    Father Donohue

  4. Jim Moriarty


  5. John Ewart

    John Ewart

    Steadman Senior

  6. Grant Tilly

    Grant Tilly

    Dr. Pitts

  7. Jenny Ryken

    Charlotte Heatherington

  8. Frank Whitten

    Mr Spiggs

  9. Judie Douglass


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Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $1,500,000.00

Revenue -


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