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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
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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

Alex: He made love like he worked on the street - tender as a jackhammer.
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MAKAMBO
Written by Geoffrey Oryema
Published by Womad Music Ltd.
Performed by Geoffrey Oryema
Courtesy of Real World Records Ltd. / Virgin Records Ltd.
Licensed in the U.S. by Virgin Records America, Inc.
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Underrated, emotionally powerful film from Zalman King
28 May 1999 | by (St Louis) – See all my reviews

My friend Chris rented this movie expecting something along the lines of the terribly formulatic romantic/erotic ShowTime series from Zalman King. I was very surprised with this movie. A pre-X-Flies David Duchovony stars as a man still mourning over the death of his beautiful fiancee (Brigit Bako, of Strange Days). He then finds her diary which reveals a steamy relationship between her and a shoe salesman (Billy Wirth). The story is well-written and -acted, except for the stiff Duchovony.

This movie deserves a wider audience, because I think people will like and identify with it. Three Stars out of Four.


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