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Whispers in the Dark (1992)

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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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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Lorraine McDowell
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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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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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$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 »

Quotes

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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STELLA BY STARLIGHT
By Ned Washington & Victor Young
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Intense thriller
27 October 2011 | by (Joinville, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Wow, who'd thought it. A 90's underground thriller with unknown cast and title; nobody would expect a big thing out of it. But that's when we're wrong.

This film is hugely entertaining; the story develops very quickly and intensely, the writer/director is really professional on how to get the spectator. The story is original and unpredictable, you never know what is gonna happen next. The outcome is the most impossible to guess, I really doubt anyone can find it out before the last 15 minutes. The whole thing is similar to "Never Talk To Strangers", both have a great twist in the end. It's really such a shame that there aren't even 1000 voters on this title's page, this film deserved to be much more recognized. See it if you like an intense suspense!

Edit: I have to complaint about Brazilian's title. They translated it to something like "Whispers of Pleasure", and I saved this film on my television after it was on a cable channel. My parents saw it's title and surely thought I recorded some kind of porn, when actually it was just a thriller.


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