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Sketch Artist (1992)

TV Movie  -   -  Crime | Mystery | Thriller  -  27 June 1992 (USA)
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A sketch artist for the police helps a witness recall who she saw leaving the scene of a murder, and discovers that the person is his wife. Not willing to believe she was responsible, he ... See full summary »

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Det. Jack Whitfield
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Milon
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Bonnie
Phedon Papamichael ...
Old Greek Man (as Phedon Papamichael Sr.)
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A sketch artist for the police helps a witness recall who she saw leaving the scene of a murder, and discovers that the person is his wife. Not willing to believe she was responsible, he resketches the pictures so they don't look like her, and he begins his own investigation of the murder. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Rated R for sexuality and language | See all certifications »
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Followed by Sketch Artist II: Hands That See (1995) See more »

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HARD TO DO THE RIGHT THING
Performed by San-Dee Barbar
Written by Don Peterkofsky & Tony Maserati
Produced by Don Peterkofsky
Published by Retro Modern Music (BMI)
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Art of dying...
3 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Jeff Fahey stars as a sketch artist who basically takes a witness's(Drew Barrymore) details who then describes the sketch artist's wife (Sean Young) in denial about this Fahey launches his own investigation finding out secrets about his wife and her lover's shaky business ventures. Sketch Artist is actually far better than you would expect, for instance the film is downbeat and features characters who are cynical and willing to protect their own interests. Which brings us to our hero in Jeff Fahey who draws the picture wrong because he wants to keep his wife from being suspect. In real life things like this are not black and white, although people tend to find these antics unlikable it goes without saying that it gives more reality and dimension to a story that could be easily routine and transparent. While the story itself is routine, the story's downbeat angle and film noir style make this an interesting effort. A better than average TV movie if there ever was one.

* * * out of 4-(Good)


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