Amnesiac nanny and her love-struck employer try to follow the clues leading into her past, little suspecting that a serial killer is already waiting at the end of the trail.



(as Renee Schonfeld Longstreet)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jenna King / Valerie Tanner (as Melissa Gilbert Brinkman)
Dixie Lee Sedgwick ...
Young Woman
Mike Barcetti
Phillip Barcetti
Arnold Bell
Frank Tanner
Fred Mitchell
Det. Max Borovey
Dr. Jesse Butler
Victoria Otto ...
Myra Tanner
Beata Jachulski Baker ...
Dr. Julie Silas
Frank Buxton ...
Dr. Rob Appling
Gayle Bellows ...
Greg Blanchard ...
School Official
Robert Nadir ...


Amnesiac nanny and her love-struck employer try to follow the clues leading into her past, little suspecting that a serial killer is already waiting at the end of the trail. Written by afra <>

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Rated R for violence | See all certifications »




Release Date:

22 September 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Undesirable  »

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Did You Know?


Philip Barcetti (Matthew Lawrence) had a nanny in this film. He went on to have a nanny in Mrs Doubtfire (1993) the following year. Lawrence played Chris Hillard, his sisters were Lydia Hillard (Lisa Jakub) and Natalie Hillard (Mara Wilson). See more »


Frank Tanner: [accidentally killing a child] Now you see what you made me do
Frank Tanner: [after killing a cop/private eye] She's coming isn't she
Frank Tanner: Jenna your mother was going to take you and your brothers away from me... I couldn't let that happen
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Compelling thriller - have never tired of watching it
28 May 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This made for TV movie stars Melissa Gilbert and a very young Matthew Lawrence along with the father from family ties in a very different role as a father with a different twist. The music is haunting and atmospheric and I have found this enjoyable on numerous occasions. the main character Janet begins work as a nanny for Matthew Lawrence's character who has problems but she has her own demons to deal with. I particularly enjoy watching the relationship develop between Janet and the young boy and between herself and his father Mike. with his support she can begin to rebuild her own life and the jigsaw of her life. The suspense is kept up right until the end. I have never tired of watching this film which was shown on TV a number of years ago.

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