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Papertrail (1998)

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A burnt out detective follows the trail of a serial killer who sends him messages about the murders.

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William Frost
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Chuck Switzer
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Molly Darrow
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Cynthia Scott
C.J. Fidler ...
Rialla Frost
George Carter ...
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Jason Enola is an obsessive FBI agent who is almost losing his mind after ten years on the tail of an elusive serial killer whose hallmark is the "paper trail" of notes left along with the victims. Brad Abraham is the agent buddy who is watching Enola's back. As the film begins, a new wave of killings start after four years of silence, and the psychiatrist Dr. Alyce Robertson becomes involved when she starts receiving telephone calls from the killer. Written by Alexander Staubo <redhand@mop.no>

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Two cops, twelve murders... No suspect!

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Rated R for violence including some disturbing images, a strong sex scene and language | See all certifications »
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29 September 1998 (USA)  »

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Minor surgery would be more entertaining...
27 June 2002 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Papertrail is cliched trash with absolutely no redeeming features - period. The one point of interest is the cast. Poor Chris Penn! Despite top-notch performances in Short Cuts and The Funeral he's still paying the bills with straight-to-video 'entertainment' like this derivative turkey. Ditto Michael Madsen - there's actually a scene where the two sit quietly facing each other, presumably lost in thought over why they're still paying their agents.


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