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Wes Block is a detective who's put on the case of a serial killer whose victims are young and pretty women, that he rapes and murders. The killings are getting personal when the killer chooses victims who are acquaintances of Block. Even his daughters are threatened. Written by
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TIGHTROPE (1984) ***1/2 Clint Eastwood, Genvieve Bujold, Alison Eastwood, Dan Hedaya, Jennifer Beck. Taut and disturbing psychological thriller with Clint in a challenging variation on Dirty Harry-like character, Wes Block, a recently divorced New Orleans cop investigating a serial killer with some parallel sexual inclinations that makes him examine his own perversions.
Ambitious and suspenseful with real-life daughter Alison cast as his eldest child. Directed with flair by Richard Tuggle.
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