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The Sculptress (1996)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Thriller | Crime  -  13 November 1997 (USA)
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Olive Martin (Quirke), a heavily overweight young woman is convicted of killing and butchering her mother and sister and sentenced to life imprisonment. However, when she is assigned to ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
James McCarthy ...
Geoff Wyatt
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Hal Hawksley
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Olive Martin
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Rosalind 'Roz' Leigh
Lynda Rooke ...
Iris
Maureen Hibbert ...
Prison Officer #2
Sophie Stanton ...
Prison Officer #1
Michael Percival ...
Peter Crew
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Father Julian
Jay Villiers ...
Rupert
Timothy Bateson ...
Albert Hayes
Maureen O'Brien ...
Sister Bridget
Felicity Finch ...
Sally Wyatt
Angela Belton ...
Dina
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Olive Martin (Quirke), a heavily overweight young woman is convicted of killing and butchering her mother and sister and sentenced to life imprisonment. However, when she is assigned to write a book about her life, author Rosalind Leigh (Goodall) begins to develop a relationship with Olive and is soon convinced of her innocence. With the help of restaurant owner and former policeman Hal Hawksley (Fulford), she sets out to prove it and undo what she sees as a miscarriage of justice. However, all is not what is seems. Written by Jonathan Broxton <j.w.broxton@sheffield.ac.uk>

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Pauline Quirke wore a bulky, 22-stone "fat suit" in order to look the part for her role as the heavyweight killer Olive Martin. See more »

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The Book
14 November 2006 | by (Saskatoon, SK) – See all my reviews

The book is definitely something to read. I practically finished it in an entire week. Wow, what a masterpiece. Have yet to see the movie, but I recommend the book to anyone who enjoys a good thriller/mystery. Minette Walters does an extremely wonderful job in her descriptions and you can practically see what's happening in your head. So if you're looking for a great read, try Minette's books, as i've been reading them since I read "The Sculptress" and each new book has a different surprise, be it murder, or some other fun thing. Check them out and enjoy a new author's take on Murder, Mayhem and best of all Mysteries! I know I'll check them out throughout time to time.


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