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Charles Dexter Ward's wife enlists the help of a private detective to find out what her husband is up to in a remote cabin owned by his family for centuries.
The studio behind the film briefly considered retitling it "Reflex".
I think you've found a way to live forever. But it's... messy.
(At about 57:50) When the diary is being read during a flashback, the date of "Friday October 13, 1771" is specified. October 13, 1771 was a Sunday.
Director Dan O'Bannon's original cut ran over two hours and was subsequently edited down by the film's producers. The recent Blu-ray collector's edition of the film released in Germany by OFDb Filmworks contains a work print cut that runs 2 hours and 17 minutes. Additional scenes include a longer introduction of John March and Lonnie Peck, extended and new dream sequences, and a romantic encounter between March and Claire Ward.
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