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Sleeping with the Devil (1997)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  22 April 1997 (USA)
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Moving Drama about a women (Shannen Doherty) recovering from a domestic violence relationship, only her former partner still wants her - even if it means killing her.

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Dick Strang
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Rebecca Dubrovich
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Stasha Dubrovich
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Wes Dubrovich
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Dr. Jerrold Petrofsky
Kate McNeil ...
Liz
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Janet Graham ...
Dina Strang
Matthew Posey
Abraham Alvarez
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Susan
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Years after a molestation as student beauty queen, nurse Rebecca Dubrovich remains a frigid workaholic. Her only hobby, sports, brings the health-freak in contact with Texan gym chain CEO Dick Strang, who soon becomes her lover. Against parental advice, she marries him and moves, to discover only then his domineering side amounts to systematic abuse, yet is cleverly covered by powerful friends and various tricks. Written by KGF Vissers

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Dormindo com o Diabo  »

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To Survive
Music by Chris Boardman
Lyrics by Michelle Myers (as Michele Myers)
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Typical "based on a true story" movie of the week fodder.
8 February 1999 | by (Tampa, Florida) – See all my reviews

The story starts out with the trials and tribulations of a driven young woman. She gets to know an older man who shares her love of working out and quickly develops a relationship with him. Essentially the moral of the story boils down to 'rich, competitive men are bad.' While I would tend to agree with this sentiment, I don't think that poorly produced "survivor" accounts are a good way for anyone to to spend an hour and a half of their life.


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