• Publication date: July 15, 2010

A criminal�s second chance is imprisoning The Lazarus Project: Cheating death?

The Lazarus Project is a disturbing thriller about a man who has everything he's ever loved stripped away from him; and to earn his life and family back, he must face obstacles of mystical origins, endure countless tests of his faith, struggle with his own sanity and explore the depth and the power of his soul.

The Lazarus Project is a disturbing thriller about a man who has everything he's ever loved stripped away from him; and to earn his life and family back, he must face obstacles of mystical origins, endure countless tests of his faith, struggle with his own sanity and explore the depth and the power of his soul.

Paul Walker heads this film as Ben a former criminal who is on probation and has chosen to live a simple life with his wife and daughter. But the calm doesn�t last, and one day Ben�s brother Rick contacts him about a heist involving 12 kg of gold. Ben refuses at first but is then fired from his job due to his criminal record, leaving him feeling desperate, so he accepts Rick�s offer.

As Ben joins Rick and his partner Phelps on what he hopes will be his last robbery things go terribly wrong and Rick, Phelps and a security guard die in a gun battle, Ben is immediately arrested and sentenced to death for the three murders.

Awaiting lethal injection, Ben can only begin to say goodbye to the good life he had. But mysteriously Ben wakes up in a hospital�s psychiatric ward; alive. He�s told that he�s been given a second chance at life and is hired as the hospital�s groundskeeper but must never leave the hospital grounds or he will die.

Although grateful to be alive, Ben feels confused and misses his wife and daughter and demands an explanation from Father Ezra, the man who runs the hospital.

One day while working in the garden, Ben finds a frisby on the grass; he investigates and discloses the secret of the facility. Ben starts questioning if he was truly blessed with a second chance or if there is a larger plot unfolding.

The film is rated PG-13 for some violence, disturbing images and thematic material.

Year: 2008

Duration: 100 mins

Genre: Drama/Thriller

Starring:

Paul Walker

Piper Perabo

Brooklynn Proulx

Bob Gunton

Linda Cardellini

Lambert Wilson

Directed by: John Glenn