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Red Shoe Diaries (1992)

After the death of his beloved wife, a man reads her diary and finds out that she was having an affair with a young construction worker.

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Brigitte Bako ...
Alex
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Thomas K. Butler, the Workman
Kai Wulff ...
Paul
Bridgit Ryan ...
Marlene
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Gabriella
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Martha
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Heidi #1
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Heidi #2
Leana Hall ...
Ingrid
Jonathan Zeichner ...
Doctor
Rhonda Aldrich ...
Michelle
Charlotte Blunt ...
Lisa
Harry Cohn ...
Taxi Driver
Kelsey ...
Messenger
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Storyline

Jake following the suicide of his girlfriend Alex seeks answers as to why she did it through her diaries. Jake discovers that although she loves him, she felt as if there was something lacking. And when she met a man who did construction work and sold shoes, she pursued him and it wasn't long before she was having an affair with him and they did things that she didn't do with Jake. And she couldn't stay away from him. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Trapped by a Burning Secret. Torn by a Blazing Desire

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Drama | Mystery | Romance

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Rated R for strong sexuality, and for language | See all certifications »
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16 May 1992 (USA)  »

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Quotes

[to Alex's mother]
Jake: Here's Alex's stuff.
Alex's mother: Thank you.
Jake: I loved your daughter.
Alex's mother: I know you did.
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GOD IS RHYTHM
Written by George S. Clinton
Published by Zal King Music / ASCAP
Produced by George S. Clinton and Joel Iwataki
Performed by White Boy, Big Mouth & The Assassin with Mia Dunn
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Completely underrated.
23 August 2005 | by (Philly, PA) – See all my reviews

Sure, this movie has become a soft-core series on cable television... but this movie is COMPLETELY different from the series that followed. That said, it has a soul. It is depressing as hell. Very realistic scenario, and top-notch acting by all involved.

I will not spoil the movie... but please give this film a fair shot. The last 15 minutes alone are worth the price of the DVD easily. The "basketball scene." This movie definitely touched a part of my heart, being as I'm a good guy... not a jerk. And usually, the nice guys finish last... I won't say if the nice guy in this film finishes last or not, but I will say it's very, very heartfelt... and very, very sad. EXCELLENT score, too, by George S. Clinton, who also provided music for Brainscan and others.. he has a beautiful piano style that reminds me of Thomas Newman in its soul.

Do give this film a fair chance. Must be watched from the beginning, or you'll miss the whole point.


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