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Writers (WGA):
Norman Winski (book) (case history)
Norman Winski (story)
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1995 (USA) See more »
Based on a true story. An older woman hides her younger lover in the attic of her house for years without her husband suspecting. | Add synopsis »
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Anne Archer ... Krista Heldmann

Len Cariou ... Joseph Heldmann

Neil Patrick Harris ... Edward Broder

Alex Carter ... Gary
Deborah Drakeford ... Amy

Rick Roberts ... Reporter
Martha Cronyn ... Mary
Toby Proctor ... Karl

Nahanni Johnstone ... Leslie
Judith Orban ... Mrs. Meyer
Bruce Vavrina ... Detective
Richard Liss ... Waiter
James Mainprize ... Mayor
Pixie Bigelow ... Mayor's wife
Tedde Moore ... Another wife
Sam Malkin ... Guard
Christopher Marren ... Charles
James Binkley ... Officer

Directed by
Graeme Campbell 
Writing credits
Norman Winski (book "Sex and the Criminal Mind") (case history)

Norman Winski (story)

Duane Poole (teleplay) &
Tom Swale (teleplay)

Produced by
Donald March .... executive producer
James Nadler .... co-executive producer
Brian Leslie Parker .... producer
Peter Sussman .... executive producer
Original Music by
Louis Natale  (as Lou Natale)
Cinematography by
Dick Bush 
Film Editing by
Ralph Brunjes 
Casting by
Deirdre Bowen 
Tina Gerussi 
Darlene Kaplan 
Production Design by
Susan Longmire 
Art Direction by
Alta Louise Doyle 
Set Decoration by
Christine MacLean 
Costume Design by
Trysha Bakker 
Makeup Department
Katarina Chovanec .... key hair stylist
Anne Morgan .... hair stylist
Anne Morgan .... makeup artist
Ava Stone .... key makeup artist
Production Management
John Harcourt .... post-production supervisor
Sandie Pereira .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Anthony Browne .... third assistant director (as Tony Browne)
Reid A. Dunlop .... first assistant director
Eric S. Potechin .... second assistant director
Aline Robichaud .... trainee assistant director
Art Department
Garth Brunt .... buyer
Theresa Buckley .... on-set dresser
Thomas Carnegie .... second assistant art director
Kirk Cheney .... construction manager
Imre de Jonge .... props
Alan Doucette .... property master
Otto Fondan .... key scenic artist
Juanita Holden .... third assistant art director
David Johnston .... sculptor
Jane Manchee .... property buyer
Doug McCullough .... lead set dresser
Mark McGann .... set dresser
Chas Mitchell .... scenic artist
Julian Peters .... set dresser
Jacqueline Schoub .... draughtsman
Jim Veale .... head carpenter
Wayne Wightman .... first assistant art director
Sound Department
Chris Bottomley .... boom operator
Jack Buchanan .... sound recordist
Camille Crawford .... sound effects assistant
Mark Gingras .... sound effects editor
Wayne Griffin .... dialogue editor
Richard Partlow .... foley artist (as Rick Partlow)
Donna Powell .... foley artist
Lou Solakofski .... re-recording mixer
Orest Sushko .... re-recording mixer
Stuart French .... production sound mixer (uncredited)
Jamie Jones .... stunts
Sue Parker .... stunts
Bryan Renfro .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
John Bakker .... best boy electric
Morgan Carpenter .... generator operator
Christopher Dean .... key grip
Gord Forbes .... grip
Marni Grossman .... still photographer
Duane Gullison .... assistant chief lighting technician
Duane Gullison .... electrician
Robert Hicks .... electrician
Barry Horsely .... grip
Philip Lanthier .... best boy grip
David Moxness .... gaffer
David Niven .... first assistant camera
Lisa Pilcher .... second assistant camera
Tad Seaborn .... camera trainee
John Medland .... still photographer (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Sylvie Bonniere .... assistant costume designer
Isabel De Biasio .... wardrobe mistress
Kathleen Meade .... assistant costume designer
Laurie Munday .... wardrobe supervisor
Editorial Department
Jane Crust .... post-production coordinator
Cynthia Pandev .... assistant editor
Location Management
Christien Burgham .... location assistant
Arthur Clarke .... location manager
Greg Holmgren .... location assistant
Transportation Department
Mac Day .... driver captain
Fran Hendry .... driver
Bill Kelly .... driver
Dave Kinnear .... driver: cast
Dave Perich .... daily driver
Marty Pickett .... driver: honeywagon
Robert Smith .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Josée Brodeur .... assistant accountant
Shannon Collier .... photo double
Maribeth Daley .... production coordinator
Christopher Dunk .... production office assistant
Ruth Dyer .... publicist
Susan Marucci .... script supervisor
Finn Neilsen .... gun handler
Lionel Purcell .... animal handler
James Robb .... dialogue assistant (as Jim Robb)
Rebecca Ruddle .... assistant: Ms. Archer
Elaine Scott .... business affairs
Elizabeth Senyi .... production secretary (as Liz Senyi)
Jim Sternberg .... production accountant

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Additional Details

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Rated R for sexuality and a murder scene
90 min

Did You Know?

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


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5 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Well worth the time to watch., 11 February 2002
Author: cmyklefty from Philadelphia

Anne Archer plays Krista Heldman a wife of a business owner Joseph Heldman play by Len Cariou. Neil Patrick Harris plays Edward Broder the friend of their son. Joseph hires Edward since he is close friend of his son. Edward get familiar with the family and suddenly when the son dies the situation chances. Joseph begin to be abusive to Krista and Edward more than a friend to Krista a lover. When Joseph finds out about the affair Edward losing his job and home. Edward nowhere to go Krista hides him in the attic. Will Joseph ever find Edward in the top of the house? All the performances are excellent in this made for TV movie.

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