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Telling Secrets (1993)

TV Movie  -   -  Mystery  -  17 January 1993 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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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
Anne Haney ...
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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Contract for Murder  »

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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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Good vehicle for Shepherd
12 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is the best I have seen of Cybil Shepherd on screen, aside from several episodes of "Cybil" the television show. I haven't seen her in any plays. Her delivery works in this movie, and look in her eyes became quite frightening at times.

This is the 3rd or 4th time I have seen "Telling Secrets" over the years. With digital cable and a large screen this last viewing was the best. All of the casting, including the minor characters, was quite good. I especially liked the interplay between the two detectives, Ken Olin and Gary Grubbs.

I am not particularly "into" television movies, but was interested to see that this was directed by Marvin Chomsky who also directed "The Deliberate Stranger" with Mark Harmon, bringing excellent performances out of that cast as well.


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