Lost Souls (1998 film)
|Nightworld: Lost Souls|
|Directed by||Jeff Woolnough|
|Produced by||Ken Gord|
|Written by||Scott Peters|
|Music by||Jonathan Goldsmith|
|Edited by||Tom Joerin|
|Distributed by||United Paramount Networks|
Lost Souls is a UPN Original Movie released in 1998 as part of the Thursday Night at the Movies block that ran from 1998-2000. It is one of six movies created by the same production team, and the six films were given the brand Nightworld. The movie then aired frequently on the Fox Family Channel, and was included in their 13 Days Of Halloween special in October.
Victor Robinson has just moved into a country home with his family. When his son, Jesse, finds an old Edison invention and begins to play it, he hears the sounds of children laughing and playing. This is followed by Victor's autistic 12-year-old daughter, Meaghan, painting and singing; this is surrounded by strange occurrences around the house. When Victor discovers that two children were murdered in the area years before, he believes they are trying to contact him; he also believes that their neighbor is responsible for the murders.
- John Savage: Victor Robinson
- Barbara Sukowa: Sheila Robinson
- Nicolas Diegman: Jesse Robinson
- Laura Harling: Megan Robinson
- Richard Lintern: Graham Scofield
- Robert Sherman: George Giffard
- Jean-François Wolff: Elson Garrett
- Ted Rusoff: Humphrey Garrett
- Christian Erickson: Jack Mennias
- Claudette Roche: Dr. Hollings
- Gary Beadle: Stuart Markle
- Mark O'Hagan: Young Elson
Although the movie takes place in Ulster County, New York, in the fictional city Chesapequa, it was filmed in various cities in Luxembourg such as scenes in the forested area of Berdorf called the Mullerthal Trail. It is a popular tourist attraction that leads to many caves such as the famous Hohllay Cave.
American Cable Broadcast History
- November 12, 1998 - UPN
- April 1, 1999 - UPN
- October 21, 2000 - FOX Family
- January 18, 2001 - FOX Family
- February 25, 2001 - FOX Family
- March 3, 2001 - FOX Family
- June 3, 2001 - FOX Family
- August 19, 2001 - FOX Family
- October 20, 2001 - FOX Family
- October 26, 2001 - FOX Family
- October 31, 2001 - FOX Family
- November 17, 2001 - ABC Family
- December 30, 2001 - ABC Family
- January 31, 2002 - ABC Family
- March 3, 2002 - ABC Family
- October 19, 2002 - ABC Family
- October 23, 2002 - ABC Family
- October 24, 2002 - ABC Family
- May 19, 2007 - TNT
United States: On June 15, 2010, Lost Souls was released on DVD by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment in several double feature DVD packs.
Germany: On May 16, 2014, Lost Souls was released on DVD by Pidax film media Ltd.
Japan: In 2000, Lost Souls was released on VHS.
The film originally aired on Television under the rating of TV-PG, but was not submitted for rating for home media in the United States, and a "Not Rated" certification with "Brief Profanity" is listed on the DVD releases by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment.
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