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Deathline (1996)
"Der kalte Finger" (original title)

 |  Thriller  |  9 May 1996 (USA)
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Main character is Conny, a city-girl, working daytime in a hospital as telephone-receptionist, but in the evening at a telephone-sex agency. Realizing, that her life is not very exciting ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gruschenka Stevens ...
Conny
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Gregor
Flatz ...
Der Kalte Finger
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Bibi
...
Eva
Anton Rattinger ...
Kilian
Claude-Oliver Rudolph ...
Milan
Gayle Tufts ...
Marion
Michael Stehr ...
Assistent von Kilian
...
Gabriel
Alexander Held ...
Kripomann (as Gerald Alexander Held)
Maria Schalkhauser ...
Monique
Johannes Terne ...
Pathologe
Fritz Müller-Scherz ...
Museumsdirektor
Tatjana Blacher ...
Katharina
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Main character is Conny, a city-girl, working daytime in a hospital as telephone-receptionist, but in the evening at a telephone-sex agency. Realizing, that her life is not very exciting and neither is her relationship with a doctor at the clinic, she is easily and naively fascinated by fantasies and strange and colorful things. Always wearing a trendy, short-clothed city style, she gets dangerously involved in a more and more intimate telephone-sex relationship with an anonymous customer called Der Kalte Finger. Quitting the agency she 'works' from home with her new special customer, realizing too late that he lives his fantasies in the reality and could be the murderer of several girls recently found dead. Written by <doeso@hotmail.com>

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Sie sind jung. Sie sind gut drauf und sie lieben die Gefahr. (They are young. They are up to scratch and they love danger.)

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Original soundtrack by Stevie Be-Zet & Sven Vaeth
Available on EYE Q Records
Distributed by Warner Music Germany
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