SAVED BY THE LIGHT boasts an interesting concept that unfortunately can't be saved from weak direction and a tepid plot line. This fact-based TV movie aired in 1995, and was subsequently released on home video in 1998.
South Carolina, 1975. Dannion Brinkley (Eric Roberts), a nasty, violent grocer, is struck by lightning. He is declared clinically dead in the emergency room; during this time, he undergoes a supernatural experience, from which he reawakens 28 minutes later. After a lengthy physical recovery in
which he is aided by his wife Casey (Lynette Walden), Dannion has a changed personality. He becomes obsessed with his experience and finds he now possesses ...