Publishing CEO Stevenson Lowe (James Spader) wonders whether his merger with a media mogul will ruin his dignified family business. A procrastinator by nature, Stevenson also keeps Julia (Polly Walker),
his beautiful main squeeze, at arm's length whenever she presses him for commitment. After Polly persuades him to purchase a brownstone, his vacillating nature is tested on a strange new front. This dream house is haunted. Although once in love, 1930's-era theatrical co-stars and paramours Max (Michael Caine) and Lily Marlow (Maggie Smith) bicker so much that they've remain trapped in their earthly abode. Only visible to Stevenson, the Marlows take different tacks in...