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The High Price of Passion (1986)

TV Movie  -   -  Crime | Drama  -  30 November 1986 (USA)
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A college professor becomes obsessed with a prostitute.

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Williams Douglas
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Robin Benedict
Sean McCann ...
John Benedict
Terry Tweed ...
Robin Benedict
Richard Monette ...
Joe Grant
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Phillips
David B. Nichols ...
Bishop
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Chris
Samantha Langevin ...
Ruth
Wayne Best ...
Keefe
Carolyn Dunn ...
Rhonda Benedict
Michael Copeman ...
Petrizzi
James Bearden ...
Det. Merrill
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Hal
Cec Linder ...
Judge
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The true story of a Tufts University professor who became obsessed with a prostitute named Robin. He goes to great lengths to keep her in his life; getting her a job at the university that she isn't qualified for; and embezzling funds. Eventually Robin decides to give up prostitution and she wants the professor to leave her alone. His obsession then leads to murder. Written by Anonymous

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30 November 1986 (USA)  »

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Crime de la passion  »

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Amazing performance by Richard Crenna
26 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I've been looking for this movie for years as a rerun, and have not seen it again. I think it was a TV movie. Richard Crenna did a fantastic acting job in this movie, and I will never forget this one! To see him as a pathetic,out of control man who destroys everyone around him, over a relentless obsession with a prostitute, is an amazing performance by Mr. Crenna. After seeing him usually playing comedies, this was quite an out of character, extraordinary performance by him. I've been a fan of his since he was Dexter Franklin on Our Miss Brooks, and that's a long time. I'd love to buy this movie if it's ever offered. I hope someone will let me know if it's ever available.


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