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The Man in the Attic (1995)

R | | Drama, Romance | TV Movie 1995
Based on a true story. An older woman hides her younger lover in the attic of her house for years without her husband suspecting.

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Cast

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Krista Heldmann
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Joseph Heldmann
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Edward Broder
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Gary
Deborah Drakeford ...
Amy
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Reporter
Martha Cronyn ...
Mary
Toby Proctor ...
Karl
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Leslie
Judith Orban ...
Mrs. Meyer
Bruce Vavrina ...
Detective
Richard Liss ...
Waiter
James Mainprize ...
Mayor
Pixie Bigelow ...
Mayor's wife
Tedde Moore ...
Another wife
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Based on a true story. An older woman hides her younger lover in the attic of her house for years without her husband suspecting.

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Drama | Romance

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Rated R for sexuality and a murder scene | See all certifications »
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Der Killer aus dem Schatten  »

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The house which Krista and Joseph Heldmann live in at the beginning of the movie is the same house which was used in Sally and Saint Anne (1952). See more »

Connections

Version of The Bliss of Mrs. Blossom (1968) See more »

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MY HEART OF HEARTS
Sung by Vivienne Williams
Arranged by Pete Coulman (as Peter Coulman)
Composed by Louis Natale (as Lou Natale)
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Very compelling, almost mesmorizing. Based on a true story
4 September 2002 | by (Regina, Saskatchewan) – See all my reviews

The movie had all the elements of a movie to be potentially great.

I was immediately captivated in watching it. The narrative hook, showing the jail and the interviewer; after that, my eyes were glued to the screen right until the end...

The story builds and enriches beautifully throughout the screen. Their are always gradual changes, but not too long or ongoing to still keep you interested. Very well done acting, but I bieleve far better direction and plot to go along with.

After I watched the movie, I went to bed, when I woke up the next morning I couldn't bieleve what happened, how far the movie built this so-called relationship, this so-called 'family'. But, I've said too much I don't want to give the movie away.


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