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Adding to the fun are some zany characters such as Kalika Rose as the young actor's girlfriend and Zoe Sjogerman in an entertaining turn as a New York real estate agent whose hobby is hosting seances.
Socialite novelist invites eccentric medium to home for seance to gather material for next book, but scheme backfires.
In seances, mediums were typically restrained in some way.
It is named after Eusapia Palladino, the Italian Spiritualist medium whose seances the Curies attended.
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SÉANCE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of séance for English Language Learners
: a meeting where people try to communicate with the spirits of dead people
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