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Shadows in the Storm (1988)

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A daydreaming businessman named Thelonius Pitt takes a vacation in the Redwood Forests of California. The morning after he arrives, he meets a beautiful, mysterious woman named Melanie. She... See full summary »

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Thelonious Pitt
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Earl
Donna Mitchell ...
Elizabeth
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Victor
Joe Dorsey ...
Birkenstock (as Joe Dorcey)
William Bumiller ...
Terwilliger
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Hotel clerk
William B. Johnson ...
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Det. Harris
Bob Gould ...
Det. Wand
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Mercy
Ramon Angeloni ...
Birkenstock's assistant
Marta Goldstein ...
Terwilliger's girlfriend
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A daydreaming businessman named Thelonius Pitt takes a vacation in the Redwood Forests of California. The morning after he arrives, he meets a beautiful, mysterious woman named Melanie. She happens to look just like the woman he keeps seeing in his dreams. Thelonius and Melanie meet each other on the shore of a nearby river late at night. Melanie's husband finds them, and attacks Thelonius. Melanie pulls out a pistol and fires 3 shots, knocking her husband's body into the icy river below. The nightmare has begun... Written by Eric Severson <severson@webaccess.net>

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Thelonius: Lightning makes shadows in the storm. Nightmare and bliss tell the silent truth.
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Ouch.
7 November 2007 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

This film could have been something very interesting, but comes off worse than a daytime soap opera.

It has a noir style, set in the the California Redwoods, but none of the characters are sympathetic, and Ned Beatty's over-acting drives the nail in the coffin of unsufferability. It has your typical noir plot, but somehow you end up laughing at the characters hoping they'll die soon. The poetic thread and imagery hints that there could have been something really unusual in the concept, but the execution makes it dreadful.

Doubtful if you'll even have a chance to see this on late night cable...


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