Like a feature-length episode of The X-Files
, this film "inspired by true incidents" relies on spooky atmosphere to carry a far-fetched story. John Klein (Richard Gere), a political reporter for The Washington Post
, is respected at work and happily married to the beautiful Mary (Debra Messing). Then everything comes crashing down: Driving at night, Mary swerves to avoid something John, in the passenger seat, sees nothing and cracks her head. In the hospital, she's diagnosed with a rare brain tumor, and dies shortly after. Two years later, John is driving to Richmond, Va., to interview an up-and-coming politician, and somehow makes his way ...