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A Man in Uniform (1993)
"I Love a Man in Uniform" (original title)

 -  Drama | Thriller  -  24 June 1994 (USA)
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Henry Adler, a bank employee and actor, is cast as a cop in an upcoming television series but he begins to take his duties seriously.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom McCamus ...
Henry Adler
Brigitte Bako ...
Charlie Warner
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Frank
David Hemblen ...
Father
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Bruce
Graham McPherson ...
Mr. Pearson
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Director
Wendy Hopkins ...
Casting Director
Kirsten Kieferle ...
Anita
Tabitha St. Germain ...
Janet (as Paulina Gillis)
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Marilyn
Steve Ambrose ...
Bank Robber
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Detective Itch
Mark Melymick ...
Lt. Edam
Cynthia Gillespie ...
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Henry Adler lives in Ontario by himself, regularly visits his gruff and critical father, and works in a bank; he's also an actor. He finds new purpose in life when he's cast as a cop in a realistic TV show. He gets into the part, borrowing the uniform from wardrobe, and walking around the city streets. Soon he's talking to bank customers as if he's a cop; this gets him in trouble with his boss, but Henry doesn't care. He falls for one of the actresses, Charlie, and they practice together. Henry's quirks and his intensity creep her out, though, and she breaks off all contact. He's desolate. Things come to a head when one of LA's finest mistakes Henry for a real cop. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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24 June 1994 (USA)  »

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$93,623 (USA)
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Dressed for the part ...............
3 February 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Tom McCamus gives a haunting performance as an actor playing a policeman in a television series, who blurs the thin line between fantasy and reality. While he is good at imitating cops, he is not so good with relationships. After quitting his bank job, the death of his father, and being rejected by his imaginary girlfriend, McManus starts to put his police uniform to use out on the street, impersonating a beat cop. This leads to some uncomfortable situations, and eventually murder. The acting and intensity in "A Man in Uniform" is excellent, I just wish the story had been developed a little further. Still, watching this decent into madness is absolutely riveting. - MERK


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