Dead Again is a 1991 American neo-noir romantic thriller film directed by Kenneth Branagh and written by Scott Frank. It stars Branagh and Emma Thompson, with Andy García, Derek Jacobi, Wayne Knight, and Robin Williams appearing in supporting roles.
Newspapers detail the 1949 murder of Margaret Strauss, who was stabbed during a robbery; her anklet is missing. Her husband, composer Roman Strauss, is found guilty of the crime and condemned to death. Before his execution, Roman is visited by reporter Gray Baker. Asked if he killed Margaret, Roman appears to whisper something in Gray's ear. Baker does not disclose Roman's answer.
|award||National Board of Review: Top Ten Films|
|editor||Peter E. Berger|
|keywords||amnesia condemn disgrace flirt hypnosis hypnotherapy hypnotist id kill life life magazine murder weapon nazi germany nothing nursing home past life regression private detective session stab strike superimpose third person third-person narrative true identity wedding day writer\'s block|
|theme||mystery thriller neo-noir romantic thriller|