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R| 1 hr. 45 min.

Plot Summary
Fielding Pierce (Billy Crudup) has long been on the road to political candidacy. After the Coast Guard, he enrolls in law school and meets firebrand activist Sarah Williams (Jennifer Connelly). Taken by her passion and beauty, Fielding pursues her. But their romance is cut short when she is killed doing aid work in Chile. Nearly a decade later, Fielding is closer than ever to his political dreams, but he is haunted by visions, and by a growing feeling that Sarah is alive.

Cast: Billy Crudup , Jennifer Connelly , Molly Parker , Janet McTeer , Paul Hipp , Sandra Oh , Hal Holbrook , Don Jordan

Director: Keith Gordon

Genres: Drama

Distributor: USA Films

Waking the Dead (2000)

Release Date: March 24th, 2000|1 hr. 45 min.

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  • March 16, 2014 jhslate
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    A single word, expcellent, best describes the overall quality of this movie. Crudup's performance is superb!

  • September 08, 2008 iltka
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    Torn between one's service to humanity and the bond of love for each other, this film's depth is beyond the norm of contmporary film making. Stirring, extrodinary, and bittersweet ...

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