An aspiring actress gets a housesitting job and finds herself in a cat-and-mouse game with a deadly ex-con.

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Mickey
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Alex Weaver
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Willie
James Laurenson ...
Ronald Rankin
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Sondra Rankin
Taylor Lee ...
Patty Neubauer
Toni Barry ...
Susie
James Noellenhoff ...
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Margaret Parke ...
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Larue M. Mall ...
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Vincent Eaton ...
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Pieter Riemens ...
Maitre D'
Brenda Colom ...
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Ron La Paz ...
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An aspiring actress (Alex) is housesitting in the hills, the owners are taking a break after their neighbour was murdered. For acting practise, Alex pretends to be the owner when someone calls at the house. The caller isn't who he says he is either... Written by Rob Hartill

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28 April 1995 (Spain)  »

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When Alex runs from the kitchen through the den to flee from Mickey, she goes from wearing black high heels (revealed earlier) to white tennis shoes, and then back to the heels when she knocks herself unconscious on the hard plastic of the den door. See more »

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Ronald: It is the flower that most resembles the open lips of the vagina. What do you think?
Alex Weaver: I don't know. You've probably seen more of them than I have.
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Surprisingly good
31 December 2000 | by (Michigan) – See all my reviews

I watched this on cable after rejecting a couple of films that I thought would have promise. At first, I had little hope for this one, either. When Mickey doubted that Alex was really an actress, so did I! But it was too early to go to bed, and I couldn't bear to go back again to "Comtaminated Man", I stuck it out, right through all the plot turns and miscellaneous characters that wound up getting involved in it. The best thing about it was, I never found myself saying "Gimme a break!"---the place where the totally unbelievable turn of events finally bombs a bad plot. This one held together. A nice little film.


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