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Living in Peril (1997)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Thriller  |  21 June 1997 (USA)
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The young architect Walter leaves his wife Linda to go to L.A. to draw a mansion for Harrison. On the highway a truck driver almost drives him off the road. Walter calls the truck-company ... See full summary »

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Walter Woods
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Harrison / Oliver
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William
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Linda Woods
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Catherine Langtry
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Fritz
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Truck driver
Patrik Ersgård ...
Dieter Krankbaum (as Patrick Ersgard)
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Fingerprint technician
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Detective
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Det. Barnes
Elise Rothberg ...
Janet
Stan Yale ...
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Kevin
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Martin Campbell
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The young architect Walter leaves his wife Linda to go to L.A. to draw a mansion for Harrison. On the highway a truck driver almost drives him off the road. Walter calls the truck-company to complain. The driver gets fired. When Walter arrives to the apartment-block where he has rented a flat he meets the choleric landlord William and the others living there. But now the problems starts. The next morning somebody has ruined his drawing and Harrison dislikes what Walter has drawn. But soon everything gets out of hand. Walter gets into more trouble - one morning he finds rats all over his apartment and the next day he finds his beautiful neighbor killed in his bed - and he starts to think that it is the fired truck driver who is out to get revenge. Written by Uffe Ring-Petersen <uffe.ring-petersen@eb.dk>

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21 June 1997 (USA)  »

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The Peril of Being Walter Woods  »

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Between minutes 16 and 18, when Dieter comes to visit Walter with a beer in his hand, the content of the bottle changes several times. When he puts the beer on the table, the upper part of the bottle is empty. When he picks it up, it's full again. He keeps it in his hand while the camera goes from one person to another, and at the next camera turn the bottle top is empty again. When he leaves the room, the bottle in his hand is full. See more »

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Music by Teddy Lasby
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Not bad
13 May 2004 | by (usa) – See all my reviews

What I saw of it. Which was roughly the first half, before I had to leave for work.

I will seek it out so I can find out what the heck is going on.

I never thought it was a comedy, just a weird thriller.

Urinating rats that slink around in the night and that nutty neighbor Dieter and that truculent apartment manager! Not to mention a truly obnoxious James Belushi and a very sexy next-door neighbor. I have always enjoyed Lowe, and thought he did not obtain the stardom he should have based on his earliest films. He is admittedly not a great actor but certainly always an entertaining one.


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