Moment of Truth: Stalking Back (1993)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama, Crime  |  18 October 1993 (USA)
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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Shanna Reed ...
Linda Anello
Nelson Anello
Laurisa Anello (as Luanne Ponce)
Tom Kurlander ...
Curt Harper
Cassie Yates ...
Sandi Boyer
Detective Gus Polinas
Rick Boyer
Rep. Grayson
D.A. White
Jeremy Russell ...
Brian Anello
Diana Lamb ...
Rep. Carol Hanson
Jill Boyer
Heather McNair ...
Pat Denning


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 <>

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18 October 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Des années d'enfer  »

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The band that Laurissa is seen marching with, along with the uniforms they are in all belong to Trevor G. Browne High School in Phoenix, Arizona. See more »


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every girl needs to see this movie
13 May 2002 | by See all my reviews

This movie opened my eyes to alot of things.

1. some men are just crazy.

2.The police don't help innocent people unless somebody hurts them or kills them.

3.that we need more people like larissa's mom.

Although I did not agree with what she was doing to her husband. She basically shut him out because he didn't do anything to kurt. if he would have kurt would have still won because her husband would have been in jail.

other than that point, i admire the fact that she would stop at nothing to protect her daughter. This is a movie that every woman needs to see.

The guy who plays kurt is an incredible actor. I just saw another movie with him in it i'll be commenting on that one too.


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