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Mute Witness (1995)

R  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  15 September 1995 (USA)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marina Zudina ...
Billy Hughes (as Marina Sudina)
Fay Ripley ...
Karen Hughes
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Andy Clarke
Oleg Yankovskiy ...
Larsen (as Oleg Jankowskij)
Igor Volkov ...
Arkadi
Sergei Karlenkov ...
Lyosha (as Sergej Karlenkov)
...
The Reaper (as Mystery Guest Star)
Aleksandr Pyatkov ...
(as Alexander Piatkov)
Nikolai Pastukhov ...
Janitor (as Nikolai Pastuhov)
Aleksandr Bureyev ...
(as Alexander Buriev)
Stephen Bouser ...
Lovett
Valeri Barakhtin ...
Mitja (as Valeri Barahtin)
Nikolay Chindyaykin ...
(as Nikolai Chindjaikin)
Vyacheslav Naumenko ...
(as Vasheslav Naumenko)
Larisa Khusnolina ...
(as Larisa Husnolina)
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Storyline

Billy Hughes, a mute makeup artist working on a slasher film being shot in Moscow, is locked in the studio after hours. While there she witnesses a brutal murder, and must first escape capture at that time, then keep from being killed before convincing authorities of what she's seen. Plot twists galore follow as Billy tries to stay alive. Written by James Meek <james@oz.net>

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She Can't Speak. She Can't Scream. She Can't Beg For Mercy. See more »

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Horror | Thriller

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Rated R for violence and a strong scene combining sex and violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

15 September 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Testigo mudo  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$1,204,430 (USA)
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Alec Guinness:  The Reaper See more »

Goofs

When Karen is holding the gun inside Billy's apartment, it suddenly disappears from her hand. A few moments later, it appears in Andy's hand. See more »

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References Rear Window (1954) See more »

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Excellent!!
20 December 2003 | by (LA, CA) – See all my reviews

An amazing piece of film that was well-conceived and kept me on the edge of my seat. Brilliantly orchestrated in its timing, and the comedy kicked in exactly when the tension needed a release. The acting was generally well-done (the "Director" should've asked Alec Guinness for acting lessons), and the shot selections were impressive (as in elongating the hall as Billy tries to race to the door in the studio). This movie didn't let up since the opening scene...


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