Mute Witness (1995) - Plot Summary Poster


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  • 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>
  • In Moscow, the clumsy director Andy Clarke is making a slasher movie in a studio set with Russian and American cast and crew. The responsible for the makeup is the mute Billy Hughes, who is the sister of Andy's girlfriend Karen Hughes. One day, Billy needs to find a mask for the shot on the next day and she stays after hours in the studio set seeking out the object. However, the janitor locks her in the studio alone and Billy cannot find a way out. When Billy sees light in the studio, she accidentally witnesses the Russians Arkadi and Lyosha making a porn snuff movie and brutally killing a woman. Billy succeeds to escape, but the police officers do not trust on her. Further, the powerful Russian mafia chases her believing that Billy has a diskette with evidences against the mobsters.

    - Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


Moscow, 1993. In an old cinema studio building, an American producer is filming a low budget slasher film...

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