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Equinox (1992)

 -  Crime | Drama | Mystery  -  11 June 1993 (USA)
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Henry Petosa and Freddy Ace are twins who were separated being babies, and they do not know each other. Henry was adopted by a honest man, while Freddy becomes a gangster. Henry is very shy... See full summary »

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Henry Petosa / Freddy Ace
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Beverly Franks
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Mr. Paris
Tyra Ferrell ...
Sonya Kirk
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Russell Franks
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Richie Nunn
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Sharon Ace
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Pete Petosa
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Dandridge
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Eddie Gutierrez
Angel Aviles ...
Anna Gutierrez
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Red
Debra Dusay ...
Judith Hamner
Les Podewell ...
Jerome Hamner
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Henry Petosa and Freddy Ace are twins who were separated being babies, and they do not know each other. Henry was adopted by a honest man, while Freddy becomes a gangster. Henry is very shy and has a lot of mental troubles. The film melts the two stories by a young writer who discovers that they were sons of an european noble and they own a large inheritance Written by Michel Rudoy <mdrc@hp9000a1.uam.mx>

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The shocking story of identical twins... One too good to die. The other too evil to live.


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Rated R for language and scenes of sexuality | See all certifications »
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As Henry is speeding across the desert in his car, we see a shot of Beverly's photo on the dash, next to the tachometer, which reads zero RPM. See more »

Quotes

Richie Nunn: Saturday - you, me, sis, Villa - 6:30.
Henry Petosa: I'll call ya.
Richie Nunn: Henry, you are not that popular.
Henry Petosa: Aw, hey, I was so popular in high school, everyone hated me.
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OG HVA SYNES VI OM DET
Written by Terje Rypdal, Bjorn Kjellemyr and Audun Kleive
Performed by Terje Rypdal & The Chasers
Courtesy of ECM Records
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Equinox & Trouble in Mind
30 May 2008 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

This and Rudolph's "Trouble in Mind" seem, to me, to be companion pieces. They both take place in a future that serves to create a mood around the characters rather than spectacle for the audience. They seem to be almost completely forgotten with no DVDs on the cards, and that is a shame since they are both terrific.

Equinox contains great work from Matthew Modine, Lara Flynn Boyle and Kevin J. O'Connor in particular, but this is a quality production from top to bottom. The twin storyline threatens to drag this into the trash but the script dodges a lot of the tiresome clichés that you would expect from reading the synopsis or tag line.

Please ignore the poor rating and bad reviews on IMDb. This one has been severely overlooked.


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