An unflinching look at daily life in Haiti during and after the rule of Papa Doc Duvalier and his son Baby Doc, this unconventional documentary blends interviews with fiction scenes to expose the country's history of corruption, violence and voodoo. Through the use of historical footage, disturbing images and an interview with Papa Doc himself, the film offers a rare glimpse into the heart of a nation frequently overlooked by rest of the world.
Ford plays an American doctor whose wife suddenly vanishes in Paris. To find her, he navigates a puzzling web of language, locale, laissez-faire cops, triplicate-form filling bureaucrats and a defiant, mysterious waif who knows more than she tells.
Thanks to an untimely demise via drowning, a young couple end up as poltergeists in their New England farmhouse, where they fail to meet the challenge of scaring away the insufferable new owners, who want to make drastic changes.