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In Broad Daylight (1991)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Thriller  -  3 February 1991 (USA)
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The fanatically uncompromising Len Rowan and his family insult and terrorize the citizens of a small town for years. One day the comment of a saleswoman about Len's son not being able to ... See full summary »

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Len Rowan
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Ruth Westerman
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Adina Rowan
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Jack Wilson
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Wes Westerman
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Bob Webb
Robert Schenkkan ...
Rev. Don Douglas
David Neidorf ...
Marshal Paul Harris
Tony Frank ...
Sheriff Phil Lewis
Bill Thurman ...
Virgil Teague
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Todd Lacey
Colleen Keegan ...
Darlene Rowan
Bill Bolender ...
Frank Snow
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Madge Summers
Dedra London ...
Cindy Rowan
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The fanatically uncompromising Len Rowan and his family insult and terrorize the citizens of a small town for years. One day the comment of a saleswoman about Len's son not being able to pay his sweets triggers off his persecution complex. As revenge for the believed insult, the whole family starts stalking the shop owner and her husband... until this escalates and the old man gets badly injured. Len is arrested, but gets off, free on bail. His clever attorney delays the court session for more than a year - while Rowan keeps threatening the witnesses. But then, the people feel they've had enough of this and decide to take the law in their own hands... Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Len Rowan is coming to town ... for the last time.

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Dennehy is Terrifying
27 December 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Brian Dennehy paints a portrait of a truly sociopathic personality in this film. Plot twists are minimal simply because this is a true story. His characterization is all he has to work with, and Brian makes the most of it. He is by turns charming, threatening, homicidal and, all in all, just plain evil, a spoiled redneck who just can't imagine ever being called down for his activities.

Worse, he has intelligence to go with his warped mind.

We live in this character's part of the country and, believe me, people like this exist.

Not a great film, but the characterization will not only engross you, it'll probably scare the hell out of you.


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