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Separate Lives (1995)

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The ex-cop Tom Beckwith has just quit his police job in order to study psychology. But his professor, Lauren Porter, is more interested in his criminology abilities than in his progress in ... See full summary »

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Tom Beckwith
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Lauren Porter / Lena
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Dr. Ruth Goldin
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Ronni Beckwith
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Robert Porter
Mark Lindsay Chapman ...
Keno Sykes
Marc Poppel ...
Detective Joe Gallo
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Dee Harris
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Charles Duffy
Ken Kerman ...
Detective Boyle
Michael Whaley ...
Detective Miller
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Darlene
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Randall
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Heidi Porter
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David Mills
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The ex-cop Tom Beckwith has just quit his police job in order to study psychology. But his professor, Lauren Porter, is more interested in his criminology abilities than in his progress in psychology. Because of traumatic circumstances during her childhood she is suffering from schizophrenia, and it looks like her other ego has just killed somebody. So Tom Beckwith tries to help her by observing her, combining his professional abilities as an ex-cop and his recently gained knowledge of psychology. Written by Volker Boehm

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She hired him to watch her.


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8 September 1995 (USA)  »

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A Última Suspeita  »

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$961,147 (USA)
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Vera Miles' final acting role. See more »

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Referenced in John Candy: Comic Spirit (2005) See more »

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Temptation
Written by Robert Weston
Performed by Prayer Tower
© 1993 Roadblock Music, Inc. (ASCAP)
Used by Permission of Roadrunner Records
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Middling fare.
5 May 2001 | by See all my reviews

Nothing really noteworthy enough here to comment on; just your ordinary, run-of-the-mill, middling mystery thriller. The mystery plot keeps you watching, but it relies almost exclusively on the all-important Final Revelation of the Childhood Trauma, and when there are almost no thrills along the way, a viewer can get really impatient (even Hitchcock failed that way, in "Marnie"). James Belushi sleepwalks through his role without any zest, but Linda Hamilton gets to show off - on many occasions - her impressively "sculpted" body, and also some moderate acting talent, though the rapid transformations of her character become a little silly in the final 30 minutes. (**)


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