For her newest sculpture artist Lily has an unusual idea: During the exhibit she wants to play anonymous apologies. She sets up an answering machine on a special phone line and publicly ... See full summary »

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Lily
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Rad Hungate
George Loros ...
Frank
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Philip
Jimmie Ray Weeks ...
Claude
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Asst. District Attorney (as Charles Dutton)
Skye Bassett ...
Anna
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Gordon
Ellen Barber ...
Patty Garretson
Reathel Bean ...
Lt. Arnold Goodson
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Roy Burnette
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Jean
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Street vendor
Jay Devlin ...
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For her newest sculpture artist Lily has an unusual idea: During the exhibit she wants to play anonymous apologies. She sets up an answering machine on a special phone line and publicly invites people to call. But soon she gets more dramatic calls than expected: she attracts a psychopath serial killer who uses her project to confess and announce his crimes. At first she doesn't believe he's authentic, but Detective Hungate urges her to give the tapes to analysis. Since both Hungate and the killer seem to develop a crush on her, it quickly becomes personal... Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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An experiment in art leads to an experience in terror...

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27 July 1986 (USA)  »

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Apology - Tödliches Geständnis  »

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Claude: Hi Claude again... You remember I told you about my cousin when I was 15... Well the year after that I killed this kid Louie... bashed his head in with my Louieville slugger ha ha ha... I got away with it... ha ha... but, ah... I wanna apologize to Louie... I'm sorry Louie... ha ha ha...
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Alone In The Night (title song)
Music by Maurice Jarre
Lyrics by Norman Gimbel
Sung by Bill Champlin
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Not bad as far as made for TV movies go...
20 December 2001 | by See all my reviews

This one has kind of an odd plot but it has enough twists and turns to keep most people entertained for a few hours. It was interesting for me to have gone to college in Pittsburgh at about the same time and seen familiar landmarks used very effectively, especially their public transportation system.


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