Dream Lover (1993)

R  |   |  Drama, Mystery, Thriller  |  6 May 1994 (USA)
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A successful businessman tries to uncover what is wrong with his wife.



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Ray is young, charming, successful and the owner of a prosperous architect company. However, he has recently gone through a very painful divorce. His friends try to cheer him up by showing him the positive sides of being single but for Ray marriage and stability is just too important. But when he meets Lena his gloom is quickly forgotten. She is beautiful, sensual, mysterious and he is drawn to her like a moth to a candle. They marry quickly, have their first child and Ray lives in a total bliss. But then strange incidents occur which shed some light on Lena's background. Ray slowly realizes that he hardly knows anything about her at all. Who has he really married? Written by Mattias Pettersson <seaman@sbbs.se>

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If you think you know your lover. Think again. Especially if she's your wife.

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Rated R for strong sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

6 May 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Une épouse trop parfaite  »

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Ray: [showing photos] Do you know her?
Buddy: Sissy. Hope she's nothin' to you.
Ray: She's my wife.
Buddy: Figures. Did she run off and leave you?
Ray: No.
Buddy: Well, give it time.
Ray: Is that what she did to you?
Buddy: She did things to me I can't even pronounce.
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Written by Vincent Taylor
Performed by Jah Messengers
Courtesy of Heartbeat Records
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Great acting and atmosphere, with plot twists right till the end
5 December 1999 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

Slickly made overall. Great acting, interesting characters and a tight plot that keeps twisting right through the very end. I highly recommend this film for anyone looking for a psychological thriller. It'll help if you like James Spader, as he is the protagonist. The movie does a great job of being unpredictable. Don't miss this one!

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