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Ann Hecker
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A psychiatrist (Sciorra) is helping a neurotic art gallery owner who has a submissive and very satisfying sexual relationship with her new lover, a domineering man with a violent streak. An airline pilot that the psychiatrist recently started dating turns out to be having an affair with the patient. When someone is murdered, the psychiatrist must decide whether the lover is a homicidal maniac or someone who loves her. Her mentor and his wife attempt to help her, but things aren't what they seem. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Deception. Betrayal. Seduction. Murder. Her life depends on every word.


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Rated R for strong sexuality and violence, and for language | See all certifications »

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7 August 1992 (USA)  »

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Susurros en la oscuridad  »

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$18,000,000 (estimated)

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$11,124,511 (USA)
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Originally Ann says she is from Wisconsin. During the last act it is revealed she is actually from Ohio. See more »

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John Castillo: Nature played a real shit trick on me. I've got these instincts inside of me that are different from the others on this planet. When I see a pretty woman, I don't want to fuck. I want to hear the sounds she's makes when she's in pain.
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Referenced in Double Cross (1994) See more »

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CONCERTO IN E MAJOR (L'AMOROSO)
Written by Antonio Vivaldi (as A. Vivaldi)
Performed by Staatskapelle Dresden
Conducted by Victorio Negri
Courtesy of Phillips Classics
By Arrangement with PolyGram Special Markets
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Contrived but absorbing.
10 April 2001 | by See all my reviews

A pretty standard mystery thriller, but absorbing nonetheless. The sometimes impossibly contrived plot is chock-full of strange coincidences and red herrings, but the film is so competently and professionally made that you can ignore the script's weaknesses and enjoy the work of a director who seems to have a genuine feel for the genre. Most of the performances are also very good, giving weight to their roles and making the movie more respectable. (**1/2)


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