The Shawl (1989)

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John, a medium, uses the visits of a troubled woman to introduce a young man to the mysteries and skills of a clairvoyant. But the young man pushes John hard t o get money out of Miss A. A seance is arranged to persuade the women to transfer an inheritance to them.

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