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The Secret She Carried (1996)

TV Movie  -   -  Thriller | Drama  -  27 October 1996 (USA)
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Ellen, a happily married young teacher is brutaly raped and beaten in her home by a man who threatens her and her husband if she goes to the police. She is admitted to the hospital and (of ... See full summary »

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A promiscuous girl is raped by a fellow student.

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Ellen Hayward
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Lewis Snow
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Mitch Hayward
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Detective Roy Cicero
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Donna Snow
Susan Gibney ...
Judy
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Toni
Sonja Parks ...
Det. Phelan
Dell Aldrich ...
Anne, Ellen's Mom
Randall Brady ...
Pete
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E.R. Doctor
Richard Dillard ...
Walter, Ellen's Dad
Wayne Dong ...
Paramedic
Cynthia Dorn ...
Loretta
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Rafa
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Ellen, a happily married young teacher is brutaly raped and beaten in her home by a man who threatens her and her husband if she goes to the police. She is admitted to the hospital and (of course) goes to the police. The police in turn go after a suspect, Lewis Snow. Meanwhile, Ellen finds out that she is pregnant. However, she doesn't know if it's her attacker's baby or her husband's. In a sideplot, Lewis's ex-wife takes his three sons and moves to Oklahoma. Upon His being fired from his job, the rapist goes after Ellen again. In so doing, he finds her dating sonogram and tells Ellen that she will die if anything happens to "his baby". Is the baby the rapist's? Will Ellen have an abortion? How can Ellen and her husband move on? Written by Invisableone1058

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Police need to be more helpful!
29 April 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I love Peri Gilpin, she was great in this movie. Jere Burns was the perfect choice for the rapist.

This is a typical way of life for a rapist. Rape someone, get away with it for a while, then the cops come after you and at some point you get caught.

The police police need to be more helpful. Our legal system shields the guilty and leaves the innocent vulnerable. This shows how f-ed up our legal system is.

If I had some words for the police I would say start treating people with more respect and dignity. Victims are people whose lives are put in danger and distress because of the acts of others. Kudos to Peri Gilpin, cast, crew and filmmakers. Two Thumbs Way Up!


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