A woman secretly witnesses the murder of her blind date for the evening by a top Mafia boss. She immediately goes into hiding without informing the authorities. When they finally catch up with her, she is unwilling to testify to what she has seen, but the Mafia are on her trail. Accompanied by a deputy district attorney, the woman boards a train travelling through a remote part of Canada. The Mafia know him but they have never seen her. Written by
Sometimes the difference between life and death can be a Narrow Margin
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Did You Know?
Two of the movie's main cast - J.T. Walsh
and M. Emmet Walsh
- were both last named "Walsh". Both have been associated with the film noir and suspense-thriller genres but Narrow Margin
(1990) is the only ever picture in which they both have appeared. See more
The characters' shadows in the final showdown on the car roof are of different lengths in different shots. Most notably, in one shot the villain casts his shadow all the way onto the rocks that pass the train, while in the very next shot his shadow is short and stays entirely on the car roof. See more
[in helicopter above mountains
Why does he have to fly so low?
Sergeant Dominick Benti
We're not low. The ground's high.
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