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Writer (WGA):
Christopher Crowe (written by)
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Release Date:
7 August 1992 (USA) See more »
Deception. Betrayal. Seduction. Murder. Her life depends on every word.
A psychiatrist (Sciorra) is helping a neurotic art gallery owner who has a submissive and very satisfying sexual relationship with her new lover... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Annabella Sciorra ... Ann Hecker

Jamey Sheridan ... Doug McDowell

Anthony LaPaglia ... Larry Morgenstern

Jill Clayburgh ... Sarah Green

John Leguizamo ... John Castillo

Deborah Kara Unger ... Eve Abergray (as Deborah Unger)

Anthony Heald ... Paul

Alan Alda ... Leo Green
Jacqueline Brookes ... Lorraine McDowell

Gene Canfield ... Billy O'Meara
Albert Pisarenkov ... Cab Driver
Malik ... Earring Vendor
Bo Dietl ... Detective Ditali
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Joseph Badalucco Jr. ... Undercover Cop (as Joseph Baddalucco Jr.)
Harsh Nayyar ... Busboy (uncredited)

Barry Squitieri ... Pedestrian being cursed (uncredited)

Directed by
Christopher Crowe 
Writing credits
Christopher Crowe (written by)

Produced by
Martin Bregman .... producer
Michael Bregman .... producer (as Michael Scott Bregman)
Andrew Deane .... executive producer
Eric Freiser .... executive producer
Richard Gitelson .... executive producer
Stephen F. Kesten .... co-producer
William Link .... executive producer
Original Music by
Thomas Newman 
Cinematography by
Michael Chapman 
Film Editing by
Ray Hubley 
Bill Pankow 
Casting by
Mary Colquhoun 
Production Design by
John Jay Moore 
Set Decoration by
Justin Scoppa Jr. 
Costume Design by
John Dunn  (as John A. Dunn)
Makeup Department
Colleen Callaghan .... hair department head
Todd Kleitsch .... additional special makeup artist
Neal Martz .... special makeup effects artist
Bernadette Mazur .... makeup artist
Betsy J. Wise .... additional special makeup artist
Production Management
Jonathan Filley .... unit production manager
Marty Hornstein .... production manager: second unit (as Martin Hornstein)
Michael Klawitter .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Michael DeCasper .... second assistant director
David R. Ellis .... second unit director
Tony Gittelson .... first assistant director
Alan Hopkins .... additional first assistant director (as J. Alan Hopkins)
Juan Ros .... second second assistant director
Art Department
Anita Axelrod .... scenic artist
Joseph Badalucco Jr. .... props
Arthur F. Boyd .... construction grip
Robert DiGrigoli .... carpenter
William Durnin Jr. .... set dresser
John J. Flugel .... set dresser
Daniel K. Grosso .... set dresser
John E. Jankowski .... carpenter
Daniel P. Kennedy .... construction grip
John Khorigan .... construction grip
Ed Larkin .... key construction grip (as Edward T. Larkin)
Elizabeth S. Lieberman .... scenic artist
Gus Magalios .... construction grip (as Constantine Gus Magalios)
Joel Ossenfort .... scenic artist
Robert Paquette .... construction grip
David Rosenberg .... set dresser
Philip Saccio Jr. .... props (as Philip B. Saccio Jr.)
Philip Saccio .... property master
Edward Swanson .... head carpenter (as Ed Swanson)
Robert Topol .... scenic artist
M. Tony Trotta .... scenic artist (as Michael Anthony Trotta)
Robert Vogt .... set dresser
E. Bennett Walsh .... art department coordinator
Dave Weinman .... set dresser (as David Weinman)
Sound Department
Stan Bochner .... sound editor (as Stanley Bochner)
Kristine Bulakowski .... assistant adr editor (as Kris Bulakowski)
Allan Byer .... sound mixer
Richard P. Cirincione .... supervising sound editor
Laura Civiello .... dialogue editor
Sara Corrigan .... apprentice sound editor
Harriet Fidlow .... supervising adr editor
Susan Sklar Friedman .... assistant sound editor
Leslie Gimbel .... assistant sound editor
Tony Grocki .... assistant sound editor
Kenton Jakub .... assistant adr editor
Jane McCulley .... adr editor
Eytan Mirsky .... foley editor
Branka Mrkic .... sound editor
Peter Odabashian .... sound editor
Maurice Schell .... supervising sound editor
Stuart Stanley .... sound editor
Peter Waggoner .... sound re-recording mixer
Maurice Schell .... foley artist (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Connie Brink .... special effects (as Connie Brink Sr.)
Danny Aiello III .... stunt coordinator
Bill Anagnos .... stunts (as William Anagnos)
John Cenatiempo .... stunts
Norman Douglass .... stunts
Annie Ellis .... stunts
Cindy Folkerson .... stunts
Jery Hewitt .... stunts
Janet Paparazzo .... stunts
Gregg Smrz .... stunts
Deborah Watkins .... stunts
Dick Ziker .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Stuart Allen .... crane technician: Louma
Bruce Atwater .... grip
Mike Benson .... director of photography: second unit (as Michael Benson)
Scott Blynder .... vtr operator
Michael F. Burke .... assistant gaffer (as Michael F Burke)
Red Burke .... electrician (as John 'Red' Burke)
Patrick Capone .... first assistant camera
Phillip V. Caruso .... still photographer
Andrew Casey .... second assistant camera
Ken Connors .... electrician (as Kenneth R. Connors)
Liz Dory .... first assistant camera
Russell Engels .... gaffer (as Russell W. Engels)
Ken Finlay .... electrician
Brian Fitzsimons .... grip (as Brian James Fiztsimmons)
Dennis Gamiello .... first company grip
Frank Gill .... underwater grip (as Frank 'Spinner' Gill)
Richard Guinness Jr. .... dolly grip
Tony C. Jannelli .... camera operator (as Anthony C. Jannelli)
Stuart T. Jew .... camera remote technician
Edward W. Lowry .... grip
John Lowry .... second company grip
Bruce MacCallum .... additional camera operator
Greg Patterson .... set lighting
Richard Quinlan .... additional photographer
Rick Raphael .... Steadicam operator (as Frederick Raphael)
Robert Sciretta .... electrician
James F. Walsh .... electrician
Howard Weiner .... video playback operator
Casting Department
Judie Fixler .... extras casting
Francine Shore .... casting assistant
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Mark Burchard .... wardrobe supervisor
Wendy Rolfe Evered .... assistant costume designer (as Wendy A. Rolfe)
Hartsell Taylor .... wardrobe supervisor
Editorial Department
Mike Bellamy .... colorist
Ray Hubley .... additional film editor
Barry Malawski .... apprentice editor
Mike Milliken .... color timer
Sheila Moloney .... apprentice editor
Theresa Repola Mohammed .... negative cutter
Location Management
Richard Baratta .... location manager
Gerald Butts .... location assistant
Robert Earl Covington .... location assistant
Paul Malmont .... location assistant
Pamela Thur .... assistant location manager
Douglas Tirola .... location manager
Music Department
Jellybean Benítez .... music supervisor
Bill Bernstein .... music editor
Bob Bornstein .... music preparation
Tom Boyd .... musician: oboe soloist
Alex Gibson .... music editor
Norman Ludwin .... musician (bass)
Nicholas Meyers .... music editor
Maria Newman .... musician
Thomas Newman .... conductor
Thomas Pasatieri .... orchestrator
John Vigran .... music scoring consultant
John Beal .... composer: trailer (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Edward Iacobelli .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
John Anklow .... production assistant
Randall Balsmeyer .... title designer
Al Cerullo .... helicopter pilot
Jean Chemay .... assistant: Mr. Alda
David 'Flip' Filippi .... production assistant (as David Filippi)
Joan Flannery .... post-production accountant
Jo Ann Foley .... assistant: Annabella Sciorra (as JoAnn Foley)
Katherine Kennedy .... assistant production office coordinator (as Katherine A. Kennedy)
Amy Lauritsen .... production assistant
Rosemary Lombard .... production office coordinator
Dominic Marcus .... adr voice actor
Geni Marino .... assistant: Mr. Bregman
Jenny Montalbano Hind .... assistant to producer
Keira Morrisette .... assistant: Mr. Crowe
Virginia Newton .... assistant: Mr. LaPaglia
Tim L. Pearson .... assistant auditor
Antonia Proscia .... assistant auditor
Olimpia T. Rinaldi .... production assistant
Craig Michael Rogers .... production assistant
Lapacazo M. Sandoval .... unit publicist (as Lapacazo Sandoval)
Robin Squibb .... script supervisor
Susan Towner .... production auditor
Carolyn White .... assistant: Mr. Kesten (as Carolyn Jean White)
David H. Kramer .... adr loop group (uncredited)
Bill Timoney .... adr voice group (uncredited)

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Rated R for strong sexuality and violence, and for language
103 min
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Continuity: Originally Ann says she is from Wisconsin. During the last act it is revealed she is actually from Ohio.See more »
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...
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Referenced in Double Cross (1994) (V)See more »


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5 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
An underrated compelling and sexy thriller, 22 March 2008
Author: Damien Anthony Rossi from Australia

I think this movie was incredibly underrated. I thought there were many standout performances..Annabella Sciorra, Deborah Unger and Jamie Sheridan amongst others. Annabella Sciorra gives a beautifully sensitive performance. If you liked her in The Hand That Rocks The Cradle you will love her in this film. Deborah Unger is absolutely mesmerizing in her role. Her best performance ever. Jamie Sheridan is very credible as the romantic yet mysterious male lead. I thought it was beautifully directed and worked very well on many levels...suspenseful, sexy, dramatic. I thought the ending was totally unpredictable. For a 'small' film that most people have never heard of I think it was fantastic and would highly recommend it. I can never go past it when it is on cable. Must have seen in at least 15-20 times. Check it out!

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