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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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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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1995 (USA)  »

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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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Opinion of 1995 Man in the Attic
26 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I just viewed this film and found it to be excellent. I liked the characters and found them to be believable and well portrayed. The sensitivity shown by Harris was in keeping with the plot of the story. I understand this was taken from a true story. Whether it was or not, I found it to very enjoyable.I wonder why it wasn't advertised more than it was. Too bad...I'm sure some people missed it because of that. I particularly liked the emotion showed by Anne Archer in the portrayer of the heroine. The costumes and houses, etc. gave the impression of really being back in the 1900s. The car that Krista almost hit Edward with was especially beautiful and typified the class of the age.


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