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Original Sins (1995)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  12 April 1995 (USA)
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On Jonathan Frayne's radio talk show, the guilty call in to reveal their darkest sins. But when one mysterious caller confesses to murder, Jonathan is inextricably drawn into the case--and ... See full summary »

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Johnathan Frayne
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Becka Sharp
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Chas Bradley
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Jimbo
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Det. Mark Kanin (as Gus Johnson)
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Doris Campisi
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Laura
Patrick Donnelly ...
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Kate Bennis ...
Woman in Past
William Young ...
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Bronia Wheeler ...
Nun (as Bronia Stefan Wheeler)
Alexandra Loria ...
Margo
Jason Raposa ...
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Bo Chun ...
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William Mathis ...
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On Jonathan Frayne's radio talk show, the guilty call in to reveal their darkest sins. But when one mysterious caller confesses to murder, Jonathan is inextricably drawn into the case--and soon finds himself a pawn in the psychopath's menacing game. Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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True confessions can lead to anything...even murder

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A hidden little crime gem
31 January 2015 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

A really pleasant surprise of a TV-movie when I picked up this. Unlike most unknown TV- films this immediately got my attention, due to a stunning performance by Mark Harmon.

The film starts with it's main premise. A priest starts off his first late night radio show with an idea of giving redemption and forgiveness to people who call in and admit their sins. Obviously this goes wrong. A killer calls, admitting to have killed a woman.

Nothing sensational about this, but the film manages to be both cozy and creepy at the same time, being well acted by all involved. There's actually quite some star power in the film, as well, so that's no surprise. It's also well filmed technically, and has a good music score. What the film manages, is to set a an interesting premise with a good mystery pace, and with the creepy feel giving a great glimpse back to the nineties best crime noirs.

So if you are abler to catch this little forgotten gem, then do.


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