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Playmaker (1994)

R  |   |  Drama, Mystery, Thriller  |  14 August 1995 (Germany)
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A would-be actress uncovers horrifying files on other starlets.

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A talented young actress seeks the professional help of an acting coach. But he seems quite odd, and she finds files of other pupils murdered by him. As he tries to kill her to, she shoots him. As the police arrive at the scene a different corpse is lying dead on the ground, which seems to be the real teacher. As she fell in some sort of love with the false teacher, she tries to find him, and discovers that he was just an actor like herself, and that she is just a puppet on a string in a perverse and bizarre story... Written by Lukas Fichtinger <lfichtin@htlbraunau.asn-linz.ac.at>

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The producer (Peter Samuelson) saw two people standing on a corner holding a sign "looking for money for movie". Their story was used as a basic for the screenplay. See more »

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In the darkroom Ross takes a print directly from the developer and hangs it up without using the stop bath or fixer. When exposed to light, the print would turn black after several seconds. See more »

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Daft movie, sexy Colin Firth
10 November 2003 | by (Munich, Germany) – See all my reviews

If it wasn't for Colin Firth, the movie would be ready for the dust bin! So foreseable, so silly and so badly acted!! Only Colin Firth, as always, shines through this mess as single light on the end of the tunnel!!

The worst was Jennifer Rubin's acting, for sure! Maybe it was because of this script (did they actually have really written one or was it just made up "on the way"???).

To cut a tooo long story short:

It is a MUST SEE only for Colin Firth Fanatics (like me) since he is incredibly sexy and good acting (struggling hard against this "mentally challenged" script). These minutes of Colin-Screen-Time make up a lot of this movie.

Don't spend too much money on it, though. Try to see or get it as cheap as possible (an auction or something like that) and then do stick to the Colin Firth scenes.

The rest of the movie might be dangerous for anyones mental health.


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