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Call Me (1988)

R  |   |  Drama, Thriller  |  3 June 1989 (South Korea)
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A journalist (Anna) receives an obscene phonecall that she mistakes for her boyfriend. She then agrees to meet with the caller at a bar, but instead of meeting the boyfriend, she witnesses ... See full summary »

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A journalist (Anna) receives an obscene phonecall that she mistakes for her boyfriend. She then agrees to meet with the caller at a bar, but instead of meeting the boyfriend, she witnesses a murder. Written by Rob Hartill

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Her fantasies could be fatal.

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[first lines]
[recording on answering machine]
Anna: You've reached 627-2363. After you hear the tone, leave your name and any message; I'll call you back.
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YOU STOLE MORE THAN MY HEART
Music by Michal Urbaniak
Performed by The Michal Urbaniak Group
Violin solo by Michal Urbaniak
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Fun little 'B' movie!
27 May 2004 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

Diverting and fun, with a few thrills thrown in. Mixes two plot lines cleverly, if with a little too much coincidence! Very atmospheric with hidden corners of New York City, especially at night. A really cool, nicely executed look - sort of film noir in color. Good work by the DP and production & costume designers. (look at all the oranges & blues)

Fun cast - young Steve Buscemi, David Strathairn, Boyd Gaines (double Tony winner on B'way!), Patti D'Arbanville. Patricia Charbonneau is attractive in the lead, and Stephen McHattie is coolly creepy as the chief baddie.

Not great, but a solid B movie - a guilty pleasure. (It's even a little erotic - but watch out for strong language, if you're squeamish about 'bad' sex words.)


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