What Dreams May Come by Richard MathesonThe New York Times bestseller
A LOVE THAT TRANSCENDS HEAVEN AND HELL
What happens to us after we die? Chris Nielsen had no idea, until an unexpected accident cut his life short, separating him from his beloved wife, Annie. Now Chris must discover the true nature of life after death.
But even Heaven is not complete without Annie, and when tragedy threatens to divide them forever, Chris risks his very soul to save Annie from an eternity of despair.
Richard Mathesons powerful tale of life---and love---after death was the basis for the Oscar-winning film starring Robin Williams.
Robin Williams Fans Turn Toward Visions of Him in Heaven in 'What Dreams May Come'
When someone, especially someone as prodigiously talented and beloved as Robin Williams , passes away, our thoughts inevitably turn inward. In , Williams made a film called What Dreams May Come , in which he traverses a literal heaven and hell in order to reconnect with his wife. When doing press for the film, Williams shared his thoughts on the afterlife. I think you are getting your dreams, a preview of coming attractions in heaven and hell, if you believe in heaven and hell. Is it a Jewish heaven? Is it a Buddhist vision?
As the world mourns the death of Robin Williams, the body of work left behind by the talented and much loved comic-actor is being celebrated and shared. Fans are revisiting films like Mrs. Doubtfire and Dead Poets Society and Hook. One movie, though, has emerged as a surprising talking point: the drama What Dreams May Come. As of this morning, What Dreams May Come was the 45th most-downloaded movie on iTunes, and the 40th top-selling movie on Amazon — ahead of Hook and Aladdin.
I actually forgot about this movie until my husband mentioned it. We only saw it once, back in when it came out, but it stuck with him.
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Sign in. Stars on the purple carpet at the Emmys decide which TV show characters would make great superheroes or supervillains , and more. Watch now. Title: What Dreams May Come The true story of a heroic man, Hunter "Patch" Adams, determined to become a medical doctor because he enjoys helping people.
The title is from a line in Hamlet ' s " To be, or not to be " soliloquy. Their idyllic life ends when the children die in a car crash. Four years later, Chris is also killed in a car crash. Unaware that he is dead, and confused that no one will interact with him, Chris lingers on Earth. He sees Annie's attempts to cope with his loss and attempts to communicate with her, despite advice from a presence that this will only cause her more pain. When his attempts cause more sorrow, he decides to move on.