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My Letter to George (1985)
"Mesmerized" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  31 December 1986 (USA)
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An orphaned New Zealand girl married to an older, wealthy businessman learns to deal with his strange sexual desires.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Victoria
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Oliver Thompson
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Wilson
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George
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Old Thompson
Philip Holder ...
Dr. Finch
Beryl Te Wiata ...
Mrs. Simmons
Reg Evans ...
Mr. Simmons
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Burley
Don Selwyn ...
Joseph
Derek Hardwick ...
Longwood
George Spoors ...
Lawyer
Bob Gould ...
Judge
Jonathan Elsom ...
Public Prosecutor
Norman Fairley ...
Bailiff
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An orphaned New Zealand girl married to an older, wealthy businessman learns to deal with his strange sexual desires.

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A love triangle of passion and murder See more »

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31 December 1986 (USA)  »

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Shocked  »

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$5,654,930 (estimated)
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The final cinema film of Harry Andrews. See more »

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Judge: Order in court! Council for the defense of Mrs. Victoria Thompson: Thomas Longwood, MP.
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A real sleeper
6 December 1999 | by (Oakland CA) – See all my reviews

This vastly underrated Victorian period piece stars Jodie Foster as a woman scorned by her husband, the scheming John Lithgow (here with a very convincing Kiwi accent). Foster co-produced and the film anticipates some of the issues raised in her breakthrough film, The Accused. Harry Andrews is also on hand to deliver one of his typically sturdy performances as Lithgow's father. Personally I found this a fascinating character study, generally well-acted, with some outstanding location photography.


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