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Vision Video A Distant Thunder (2005), DVD

Things are not always as they seem especially when entering the halls of a desperate mind in this gripping supernatural thriller. Struggling to keep her fragile sanity from unraveling, Prosecutor Ann Brown is offered a murder case that will challenge everything she believes is true. The deeper she investigates, reality and tormenting delusions collide as she encounters an evil force as unnerving as it is foreboding. Terrifying secrets are exposed, and you'll discover the shocking twist, which reveals the chilling and unforeseeable truth. Approx. 35 minutes. (Parental discretion advised for pre-teens).

DVD Features:

  • Original Version
  • Edited Version
  • A Conversation with the Experts featurette
  • A Conversation with the Filmmakers featurette
  • Commentary with Writer/Director Jonathan Flora
  • Commentary with cast members
  • Creating the Thunder: The Making of A Distant Thunder featurette
  • Trailer
Average Customer Rating:
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Customer Reviews for A Distant Thunder (2005), DVD
Review 1 for A Distant Thunder (2005), DVD
Overall Rating: 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5

Date:August 31, 2009
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steve b
Prior to this one, both reviews gave extremely low ratings. Both reviewers claimed to be confused and lost regarding the plot. Granted, the plot lies well beneath the surface, and the viewer does need to watch the DVD a second, perhaps even a third time, to understand what is really going on.This DVD is only 36 minutes long from start to finish, so viewing it 3 times still takes less than 2 hours, and doing so is well worth the effort. The best way to view it the 2nd time is to watch with "director's commentary" as it allows incredible insight into what he is trying to bring to the audience.The subject matter (partial-birth abortion) should be of deep concern to Christians, none of whom should be "lukewarm" in their attitude toward this abomination.The director does an outstanding job of bringing this to DVD in a way that verbally conveys all that a partial-birth abortion consists of. There's virtually no "gore" in this DVD, although a few scenes may come across as "too graphic" for some, though only if one hasn't watched television since the early 60s. All of the "graphic" stuff was done as tastefully as possible, knowing it had to bring the horrific nature of what PBA is to light. Far too few (Christians!) even know what PBA really involves. The term partial-birth abortion makes the procedure sound so necessary and sanitized, like so much of the double-speak in today's world.If you have any desire to be informed about a procedure that takes abortion to a much more disturbing level, please do yourself a favor & purchase this DVD...or rent it if possible.
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Review 2 for A Distant Thunder (2005), DVD
Overall Rating: 
1 out of 5
1 out of 5

Date:March 4, 2009
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Joy
This was a waste of time and money. I agree that is was very confusing and the description is misleading. Save your money! Makes a wonderful coaster or frisbee.
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Review 3 for A Distant Thunder (2005), DVD
Overall Rating: 
1 out of 5
1 out of 5

Date:July 9, 2008
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Kathy
This movie makes very little sense; I was very disappointed. The plot skips around so much that it is confusing, and the ending leaves a lot of questions unanswered. I would not recommend this movie to anyone.
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