A Dead Calling (2006)

Director
Michael Feifer

Main cast
Alexandra Holden; Sid Haig; Leslie Easterbrook; John Burke; Bill Moseley

Genres
Horror

Description
A young television reporter (or "investigative journalist") is attacked in her home, leading to her boyfriend being murdered. Six months later she returns to work in a smaller town, and stumbles across a house full of ghosts trying to call out to her. What is the secret of this house and how is she connected to it?


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