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Blue Desert (1991)

 -  Thriller  -  9 January 1991 (USA)
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Two men rattle a comic-book artist who has moved to a desert town after her trauma in New York.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Steve Smith
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Lisa Roberts
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Randall Atkins
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Joe
Sandy Ward ...
Walter
Peter Schrum ...
Burly Man (as Pete Schrum)
Anne Bellamy ...
Emily
Chris Latta ...
Phone Man (as Christopher Collins)
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William Karp
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Ed O'Donnell
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Elderly Lady 1
Anita Keith ...
Elderly Lady 2
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Mugger
Diane Adair ...
Nurse (as Diane Diefendorf)
David Ursin ...
Doctor
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After surviving rape, comic-book artist Lisa Roberts is moving from New York City to small town in Arizona. But there's danger in small towns too. Written by Harun Mehmedinovic <Pkojovic@concentric.net>

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Never run...where you can't hide. See more »

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9 January 1991 (USA)  »

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Aventuras no Deserto Azul  »

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Feature directorial debut for Bradley Battersby. See more »

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William Karp: Lisa, can you tell me something? Why do you think it is he chose you to attack?
Lisa Roberts: I have no idea.
William Karp: Now didn't you tell us you were raped 6 months ago?
Lisa Roberts: Yes. But I don't see what that has to do...
William Karp: Lisa, what does that say to you?
Lisa Roberts: What do you mean, what does that say to me?
William Karp: What does that say to you?
Lisa Roberts: [no response]
William Karp: I'll tell you what it says to me. It says there's a pattern here. A first-time victim becomes a second-time victim, and a second-time victim often becomes a third. We see it all the time. ...
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What I Make Myself Believe
Written by Eric Lowen & Dan Navarro
Performed by Eric Lowen & Dan Navarro as "Lowen & Navarro"
Used by permission of BMG Songs, Inc. and CBS Music Publishing
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Comic book artist gets raped in NYC and moves to small western town and seek shelter in a trailer park with wood paneling, no match for the town crazies.
4 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is about a female rape victim/comic book writer from New York that decides to get away from all that awful big city glamor and move to a dirty, run down small town where she finds refuge in a single-wide trailer on a dirt lot in the middle of 12th and nowhere. The townspeople are mentally ill, yet so is she for inviting crazy men into her trailer. Annoying is the fact that she has the ability to do exactly the right thing to place herself in dangerous circumstance after dangerous circumstance. DB Sweeney's performance was high school at best. He's one of those kinda-cute young actors with a sweet grin. Unfortunately career has not been kind and mother nature has been right in tow. To the previous commentator stating that the acting was "so real", well I agree. Actually it wasn't acting. The two main characters really are pathetic, weak and incapable of making mature, healthy decisions. In brief, this movie sucks like no other, rent it to laugh at it. The real crime scene? The atrocious Wood paneling in the trailer

  • enough to make ME commit murder. And lastly, she's a artist/writer,


so couldn't she afford a double-wide trailer and something other than a sun-yellow Chevy Chevette for love of god!


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