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Murder in New Hampshire: The Pamela Wojas Smart Story (1991)

Pamela Smart knows exactly what she wants and is willing to do anything to get it. She is fed up with teaching, and her marriage offers little excitement. Looking for a way out she applies ... See full summary »

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Pamela Smart
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William Flynn
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Mark Sisti
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Cecelia Pierce
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Paul Maggioto
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Bill Smart
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Judy Smart
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Pete Randall
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Pamela Smart knows exactly what she wants and is willing to do anything to get it. She is fed up with teaching, and her marriage offers little excitement. Looking for a way out she applies for a job at a local TV station. When her dreams of fame are dashed by rejection, she seduces 15-year-old Billy, one of her students. Pam challenges Billy to prove his love for her by getting rid of her husband. The stakes heat up with a huge insurance policy on her husband's life. Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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24 September 1991 (USA)  »

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Murder in New Hampshire  »

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In 2007, William "Billy" Flynn, the man who shot Greg Smart causing his death, was paroled on March 12, 2015, his 41st birthday. See more »

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Pamela Smart: What was all that talk about Greg being a bastard and you loving me? Did you say all that just so you could get into my pants one more time?
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What was her reason???
27 March 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I enjoyed this movie and even bought it for my collection. Remember Billy was only fifteen years old and was experiencing his first sexual encounter. He was, understandably, easily manipulated by an "older" woman.

While I liked Helen Hunt's portrayal of Pam Smart, I still do not understand what was her reason for getting rid of her husband. According to the movie, Greg wasn't cruel or abusive to her, he seemed to love her very much, they lived in a lovely condo, and was supportive of her career decisions. His parents also seemed to love Pam like a daughter. Pam was crazy about Greg when he was a Van Halen look-alike but when he cut his hair and started to dress corporate (to work for an insurance company)did her feelings for him start to change then? She was very into heavy-metal but was she afraid that her "rocker" husband was transforming into Mr. Yuppie America?

I went ahead and bought a paperback about this case and hope to find out what has driven Pam to this extreme.


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