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Nicholas Kendall

Mr. Rice's Secret

Edition 2000
113' - 1999 - Fantasy, Drama, Family - Dialogue: English
Director: Nicholas Kendall Composer: Simon Kendall, Al Rodger With: David Bowie, Bill Switzer, Teryl Rothery
Twelve-year-old Owen Walters has just lost his best friend, the elderly and enigmatic Mr. Rice. His parents have decided it’s best for him not to attend the funeral, but his friends Veg, Funnel Head and Gilbert have other ideas. Challenged by his peers, Owen sneaks into the church to videotape the funeral of Mr. Rice. It’s a terrifying experience, made more so by Owens’ own acute fear of impending death. Owen suffers from an illness he’d just as soon forget. But the passing of Mr. Rice, the seemingly omnipresent hearse of mortician Mr. Death, and the chilling reminders of Simon, a fellow patient, leaves Owen little escape from the nightmares that plague him.

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Credits

Director

Nicholas Kendall

Composer

Simon Kendall, Al Rodger

With

David Bowie, Bill Switzer, Teryl Rothery

Scenario

J.H. Wyman

Director of Photography

Gregory Middleton

Editor

Ron Yoshida

Producer

Colleen Nystedt

More information

Dialogue

English

Countries of production

Canada

Year

1999

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