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Moment of Truth: Stalking Back (1993)

A teen girl is stalked and harassed by a perverted man ten years older than she is, but despite help from her family, there's little the police can do to get rid of him.

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Shanna Reed ...
Linda Anello
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Nelson Anello
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Laurisa Anello (as Luanne Ponce)
Tom Kurlander ...
Curt Harper
Cassie Yates ...
Sandi Boyer
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Scott
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Detective Gus Polinas
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Rick Boyer
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Rep. Grayson
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D.A. White
Jeremy Russell ...
Brian Anello
Diana Lamb ...
Rep. Carol Hanson
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Katie
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Jill Boyer
Heather McNair ...
Pat Denning
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Based on a true story on Linda Anello's fight to outlaw stalking in Florida. Laurisa Anello is a happy intelligent 14 year old teenager. She has taken the eye of Curtis Harper, a twenty-something man with an emotional imbalance who umpires softball games, and is a volunteer fireman. He continuously hounds her, and the Anello's find that the authorities can't do anything about it. So they issue a restraining order, which he does not abide by. In the next couple of years, he continues to stalk Laurisa and it makes her scared to go away to college. It also causes her to lose friendships. Laurisa'a mother, Linda, attempts to get the Florida supreme court to outlaw stalking. Can she finally stop the madness before it is to late? Written by Pat McCurry <ccgrad97@aol.com>

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Des années d'enfer  »

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Based on a true story of fourteen-year-old Laurisa Anello being stalked by her Little League Umpire, Bruce Raines. See more »

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Scary to think this could happen to you!
9 December 2001 | by (Pittsburgh) – See all my reviews

It's overwhelming to know that a young girl of 14 was stalked by a 20 something man! And the worst part is the police did nothing. I sugest that young and middle aged women should see this movie because you never know if some one is watching you. After you have seen this movie you will know whow to deal with people like Curtis, look out for warning signs of a potential stalker an know how to protect your self!


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