A rich woman plots the murder of her adulterous husband's mistress through a series of elaborate schemes, but soon falls under the suspicion of the investigating detective, who must prove her involvement.

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Faith Kelsey
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Det. Jay Jensen
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Terry Kelsey
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Walter Jefferson
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Jesse Graham
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Marcus Hiller
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James Merrick
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Dr. Phillip Eckhart
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Det. Ron Taylor
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Angelyn Graham
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Susan Redding
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Karen Blake
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Shelley Jefferson Carp
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Grace Jefferson
Denise Gentile ...
Stacey Eckhart
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Through a series of elaborate schemes, a wealthy woman arranges for the murder of her husband's mistress and then takes steps so that the crime won't be traced back to her. The detective investigating the murder soon realizes her role in it, and sets out to find a way to pin the murder on her. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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17 January 1993 (USA)  »

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Based on the real-life story of Joy Aylor. She hired a hit man to kill her husband's lover, and was sentenced to life in prison. See more »

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Det. Jay Jensen: That was Terry Kelsey. Somebody at Canyon Lake just tried to kill him with a shotgun.
Det. Ron Taylor: Don't tell me. The shot bounced off his hair and killed fifteen innocent people.
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Hard to tell what it's all about
24 July 2014 | by (Elmhurst, NY) – See all my reviews

Nice music and scenery--somewhat portentous from the beginning. The film draws you in and takes itself very seriously. We're constantly waiting for momentous things to happen, but the movie just goes on and on.

The men really seem to have problems in this movie. Is this a new trend: impotent men who don't love their wives, and who are hen-pecked. None of the heavy, masculine, powerful stuff in this movie, and probably that's good: more like real life.

Hard to know what the film is all about. The motivation for the killing is unclear. And why do all the guys fall in love with Cybil? She doesn't seem so appealing to me: kind of cold and not really sexy. Phony baloney to imagine her as so alluring, and presumably that's the core of the movie-- the main character's seductive power.


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