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Eddie is a private detective. When a client asks him to help persuade his ex-wife to leave him alone, Eddie says yes. Nothing strange about that ?, well 'ex' refers to the fact that she died 10 years ago. Eddie thinks this will be an 'easy money' case, but soon falls for the beautiful woman who insists she's no ghost. Is she, or isn't she ?. Watch and find out. Written by Rob Hartill

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Some Passions Can Be Deadly

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Tommy Lee Jones would later appear as Harvey Dent in Batman Forever (1995), which is set in the fictional Gotham City. See more »

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Rachel Carlyle: There's nothing fair about me, Eddie. I start the game owning Boardwalk and Park Place... and everybody pays. Thanks for the drink, Eddie. It was fun.
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Bemba Colora
Composed by José Claro Fumero (as Jose Claro Fumero)
Performed by Fania All Stars
Courtesy of Fania Records
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Virginia Madsen
25 February 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Virginia Madsen is up for an Oscar.

I remembered her role in the Movie Gotham with Tommy Lee Jones. For those who would like to enter a different reality enjoy! I see that it was a TV movie I recommend this movie for all mature audiences.

Tommy Lee Jones was fantastic and you see another side of his acting style. Virginia Madsen carried the movie and does not disappoint!

The setting takes place in New York in the night with lighting and sets that are spare and allow the actors to fill the night with their mysterious liaison.

If I cannot make the 10 line minimum it would be a shame i don not want to "give" the movie away. The mystery is the movie.

I hope someone will see the movie and be able to fill in the needed ten lines to entice others to watch!


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