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Love Conquers All

In What Dreams May Come, screenplay writer Chris Nielsen is in a car accident and loses his earthly life. As he stumbles around Borderland, the plane of existence of the newly dead not leaving their corporeal interests, Chris sees just how hard Ann, his wife, is taking his death. Chris feels his own pain, but he also palpably feels Ann's grief. Chris's love for his wife is so great that he cannot begin his afterlife journey within the usual three days. Time and again Chris attempts to reach his wife with a message; through a psychic, a physical touch with his son, Ian, and when he attempts to get Marie to write a message. Despite all the effort Chris puts into his attempts to reach Ann, no message gets through. Ann had once said that if Chris died, she would too. True to her word, Ann's...

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