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"White Noise" movie

Release date: January 7, 2005

Genre: Paranormal thriller

Cast: Michael Keaton, Deborah Kara Unger, Chandra West and Ian McNeice

Directed by: Geoffrey Sax

Written by: Niall Johnson

Producers: Paul Brooks, Shawn Williamson

Executive Producers: Scott Niemeyer, Norm Waitt, Simon Brooks, Stephen Hegyes

NEW: White Noise: More Fact than Fiction

Jonathan Rivers (MICHEAL KEATON, left) meets two believers in EVP-Sarah Tate (DEBORAH KARA UNGER, center) and Raymond Price (IAN McNEICE, far right)-in the paranormal thriller, White Noise. Photo Credit: Chris Helcermanas-Benge.

People have always searched for a way to communicate with the other side--fascinated, motivated, driven to find a way to connect with loved ones who have passed on.

Electronic Voice Phenomenon (EVP) is the process through which the dead communicate with the living through household recording devices. These extraordinary recordings--captured by people all over the world, in their homes, with a simple tape or video recorder--seem to confirm what many of us have dared to believe: it is possible for the dead to communicate with us.

And all we have to do is listen.

Now, from Universal Pictures and Gold Circle Films comes the suspense thriller that explores this very-real, other-worldly communication--White Noise. Tapping into our deepest fears and most profound longings, White Noise forces us to re-examine the world in which we live and, in the process, question our most basic notions about life and death.

Michael Keaton plays successful architect Jonathan Rivers, whose peaceful existence is shattered by the unexplained disappearance and death of his wife, Anna (Chandra West). Jonathan is eventually contacted by a man (Ian McNeice), who claims to be receiving messages from Anna through EVP.

At first skeptical, Jonathan then becomes convinced of the messages' validity, and is soon obsessed with trying to contact her on his own. His further explorations into EVP and the accompanying supernatural messages unwittingly open a door to another world, allowing something uninvited into his life.

White Noise is directed by veteran television helmer Geoffrey Sax, written by Niall Johnson (The Big Swap), and produced by Paul Brooks (executive producer of My Big Fat Greek Wedding) and Shawn Williamson (House of the Dead).

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