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A Passion for Murder (1992)

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A young woman on the run from a murderous rogue government agent hooks up with a pony-tailed taxi driver who reluctantly agrees to help her.

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Ben Shorr is a taxi driver full of debts and aspiring writer. One day, he drives the gorgeous Vanessa, who is the lover of the imminent senator Eric Weaver, home. Vanessa and Eric have a serious argument; they fight and she accidentally kills him. Vanessa is indeed an agent from the government, with a mission of get inside information and compromise the future senator with her agency. Quinn, a government killer working for the same agency, is in charge of eliminating her. Vanessa hires Ben, trying to go to Seattle and leave USA through her contacts in that area. However Quinn is hunting them down. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Could have been better.
28 October 2000 | by (Melbourne Australia) – See all my reviews

Good and strong performances from the three leads, holds up a rather weak script. This is certainly no thriller, but more like a chase movie. The fanciful plot, or lack of it, needed a bit more construction on the bones. It just could have been a lot better.


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