A Near Death Experience is a 2008 horror dramatic film directed by Don Terry and written by Helen Frost and Don MacLeod, which tells the story of a woman who discovers the ability to communicate with dead people following her almost lethal experience in a hospital. Ellie Daly (Amy Acker) is miraculously alive after being saved through resuscitation following a severe health condition. When she returns home, Ellie is surprised and terrified to discover that she can talk with the spirits of dead people. Using her new supernatural powers, Ellie discovers that a murderer lives in the same building where her apartment is located. When Taylor Nicholson's (Bronwen Booth) soul visits Ellie and talks about her husband Daniel Nicholson (Steve Cumyn) being the one who killed her, she starts to investigate and thinks about contacting the police. Ellie is terrified to discover that the killer is actually her new charming neighbor, Dave Tanner (Steve Cumyn).