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The Man in the Attic (1995)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  1995 (USA)
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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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 »

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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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Anne Archer is wonderful in this movie.
18 May 2004 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

As far as I'm concerned, Anne Archer is wonderful in this movie, "The Man in the Attic". She's wonderful in everything she does, but this time she surpasses herself. The movie is thrilling for the theme itself. It's one of my favorite movies. I strongly recommend this movie to all viewers. The scenery alone and time setting are gorgeous. I was surprised the first time I saw this movie to see how mature Neil Patrick Harris looked. He really looked like a grown man, and of course, he did a tremendous job of acting. Mr. Harris is himself always wonderful. In recapitulation, this movie, "The Man in the Attic" is a must. All those who haven't seen it, see it by all means.


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