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Whispers in the Dark (1992)

 -  Thriller | Mystery  -  7 August 1992 (USA)
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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... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
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Ann Hecker
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Doug McDowell
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Larry Morgenstern
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Sarah Green
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John Castillo
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Eve Abergray (as Deborah Unger)
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Paul
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Leo Green
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Lorraine McDowell
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Billy O'Meara
Albert Pisarenkov ...
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Malik ...
Earring Vendor
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Detective Ditali
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Joseph Badalucco Jr. ...
Undercover Cop (as Joseph Baddalucco Jr.)
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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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Thriller | Mystery

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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)  »

Also Known As:

Susurros en la oscuridad  »

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$11,124,511 (USA)
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Quotes

Eve Abergray: We had a fight. A horrible, horrible fight.
Ann Hecker: A physical fight?
Eve Abergray: He started torturing me. Bring me close and stopping and bring me close again. And then he stopped. And took his necktie and tied my hands together in front of me. He had a rope, which he'd strung over a rafter. And he put a chair under it and ordered me to stand on it. There's a noose on the rope, and... he... told me to put my neck into it. He took a polaroid of me. And the flash blinded me. But when I could see again he was behind...
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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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Who's the doctor and who's the patient here?
18 July 2002 | by (Vista, Ca) – See all my reviews

Entertaining story. But hopefully it's not indicative of the world of psychiatry. Some real on-the-edge folks here. Even the police lieutenant is a ripe candidate for analysis - though to judge from the film you wonder if analysis accomplishes anything useful.

For the most part good acting work put in by a first rate cast. Leave the analyzing to the movie and enjoy the ride.


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