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Sleeping with the Devil (1997)

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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Liz
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Dina Strang
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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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To Survive
Music by Chris Boardman
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TOUCHING!
13 October 2003 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

This film was touching, not just because it was one of those you-can-do-it survival films, but because it dealt with the personal freedom we all wish to have. Nice young girl (Doherty) is put upon by evil hearted ex-lover (Matheson). Doherty is well defined as an ambitious nurse, who is later a victim of the most uncontrolably disasterous relation. This film shows much relation to the tragedy of Dominique Dunne story, and it's a shame Dunne's life did not end up like the Doherty character, however, the film does get the message accross, that everyones bill comes to. Always fun to watch Doherty, and an actually believable Matheson, this one was rather good.


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