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Shame (1992)

A tough female lawyer on holiday ends up in a small Pacific Northwest town where she befriends a local teenage girl and tries to persuade her to to press charges against the young thugs who raped her.

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Diana Cadell
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Tim Curtis
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Tina Farrell
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Sheriff Wallace Cuddy
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Lizzie Curtis
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Gary
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Andrew Rudolph
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Norma Curtis
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Lorna Rainey
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Steve Hemingway
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Bill Ross
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Mrs. Rudolph
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Dave Rainey
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Frank Hemingway
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In this remake of the 1987 Australian movie of the same name, Diana Cadell is a Los Angeles D.A. traveling through the U.S. Pacific Northwest on holiday when her motorcycle breaks down in a small Washington state logging town where she becomes involved in helping Lizzie Curtis, daughter of the local mechanic Tim Curtis, in pressing rape charges against the local gang who recently gang raped Lizzie and another girl. But the leader of the gang, Danny, as well as the local populous, become determined to keep the incident a secret and target Diana and the Curtis family to shut them up for good. Written by <pataygs@voicenet.com>

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18 August 1992 (USA)  »

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This is a remake of the Australian film "Shame", made four years earlier. See more »

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Danny Fiske: [to Lizzie] You having fun ruining my life?
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Followed by Shame II: The Secret (1995) See more »

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shameful!
10 August 2006 | by See all my reviews

This movie was so gripping i kept switching the channel, alternating between 'shame' and 'the deadly silence'. Enough said really.

The thing that surprised me most was how innocent Fairuza Balk looked...i am of course comparing her to what she was in 'the craft'. she actually looked quite pretty in this movie, though she does have rather a large mouth!

All in all definitely shameful. Don't bother unless you're a hardcore fan of hers.

Why does this comment have to be 10 lines? I really don't have much to say about this !


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