14-year-old Ellie Christianson wants to make her father Ben her love partner. And when her mother Karen turns up dead, Ellie has a good opportunity.

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Ellie Christianson
Louise Myrback ...
Lena Anderson
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Ben Christianson
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Karen Christianson
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Inger Christianson
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Lawson Smith
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Mrs. Potter
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After the mysterious death of an upper class housewife, her oldest daughter literally takes her place, dressing in her mother's clothes and seducing the father. A quirky detective investigates the crime and finds that there are many suspects, each with something to hide. Written by Larry McGillicuddy <pcsq84f@prodigy.com>

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Evil Never Looked So Good.

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Rated R for violence, language and some sexual content | See all certifications »
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Officer: So you do think it was him?
Detective Roland: Him... or somebody else.
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When I am Queen
Written by Jessicka
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