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Dead Before Dawn (1993)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Thriller  -  10 January 1993 (USA)
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Based upon a true story. Wife with young family finds life becoming unbearable with her successful, but violent and abusive, husband. After filing for divorce, she quickly learns that her ... See full summary »

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Linda
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Robert Edelman
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Masterson
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John DeSilva
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Young
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Ike
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Virginia DeSilva
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Dana Shoreham
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Terri Beaumont
Ken Boehr ...
Fred Zabitosky
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Stephen
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Ken Fuller
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Based upon a true story. Wife with young family finds life becoming unbearable with her successful, but violent and abusive, husband. After filing for divorce, she quickly learns that her husband, through fear of his personal life embarrassing his clients, has commissioned an assassin to murder her before going to court. Unfortunately, for him, the hired assassin turns out to be an FBI agent. The FBI convince her that she must "pretend" to have been murdered in order to prove her husband's involvement. Written by David Laoide-Kemp

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Her marriage is over. But her nightmare has just begun.

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Not too bad first time round - but repeated viewing unlikely
28 January 2003 | by (Ile-de-France / Paris Region, France) – See all my reviews

Be warned - there are some very violent scences in this film - a first viewing shocks, surprises and keeps the spectator under a certain amount of stress. Once the novelty has worn off, further viewings find the film less interesting, and I thought that the husband would get more threatening as the film goes on. Unfortunately, Mr Zang, the pseudo oriental gentleman has too sweet a face to be a contract killer and one wonders why hubby is not prowling around at the grandparents's cabin at the end. All in all, rather a lot of script errors and incoherences - not a real "feel good let's watch-it-again" film !


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