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Equinox (1992)

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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
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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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11 June 1993 (USA)  »

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$279,627 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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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 »

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Pete Petosa: If money didn't grow on trees, why do banks have so many branches?
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PACHELBEL KANON
Written by Johann Pachelbel
Performed by Danial Kohialka & Andy Kulberg
Courtesy of Li-Sem Enterprises
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Execution not quite up to inspiration.
7 June 1999 | by (Marietta, GA, USA) – See all my reviews

Early on in 'Equinox' I felt I might be watching 'Slaughterhose-Five's' Billy Pilgrim, "unstuck in time." The film followed two characters, both played by Matthew Modine. One was a meek soul who was continually being victimized by the rest of the world; the other was his polar opposite , a strong-arming gangster. These two threads finally came together with a third concerning a young woman writing a story suggested by a note found on the body of a homeless woman. Alan Rudolph wrote the script as well as directed. He is to be commended for trying something original here but I found his screenwriting not quite able to deliver his quirky vision satisfactorily. Still, I'd have to give the film a marginal recommendation on a straight yes-or-no vote.

'Equinox' is able to boast of a good cast besides Modine, including Laura Flynn Boyle, Fred Ward, Marisa Tomei, Tate Donovan, Lori Singer, Tyra Ferrell, Gailard Sartain, M. Emmett Walsh and Kevin J. O'Connor. I just felt like the execution was not up to the inspiration.

One esoteric note: the soundtrack prominently features eclectic Norwegian guitarist Terje Rypdal.


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