Two college students kill their roommate and make it look like a suicide.

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Tim
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Rand
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Emma
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Natalie (as Tamara Craig Thomas)
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Detective Shipper
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Detective Amato
Kevin Ruf ...
Ernie
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Chancellor Alexander
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Jimmy
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Renee
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Bee Girl
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Dr. Ashley
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Bartender
David P. Moore ...
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Tim, Chris and Rand are campus roommates. They are not the closest of friends. When it is announced as being usual to get the best possible grades as compensation for the psychic stress of a roommates' suicide, Tim and Chris decide to kill Rand. After Rand's "suicide", his girlfriend Natalie takes her life, too. She was the roommate of Chris' girl Emma. Who's tricking who? Written by Julian Reischl <julianreischl@mac.com>

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Rated R for strong language, a scene of sexuality, some violent behavior and substance abuse | See all certifications »

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12 August 1998 (France)  »

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The bulls-eye of the dart board in Chris & Tim's dorm room is a photo of Vince Vaughn. See more »

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As Tim reveals his plan for Chris to get Emma back, it cuts to an open-air shot of Chris purchasing flowers. His shadow (and the shadows of a number of other people and props) is clearly visible on the sky backdrop behind him. See more »

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Tim: [reads from the suicide note he wrote for Chris] "To whom it may concern. I, being of sound mind but broken spirit have decided to take my own life. There is no one to blame but a society that has pushed its youth too hard and too fast without ever giving them a parachute if they fail."
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Dead Man's Curve
Original Score by Shark
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He'd rather kill than study
8 April 2003 | by (Broken Bow, Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

Insane college student figures out a way to get his grades the easy way. Murder. Everything goes his way as he outwits the police, fools the university staff, and pins the rap on his dopey partner. However, all is not as it seems and some surprises are in store for the viewer. Interesting little thriller, with some black comedy thrown in the mix: makes a guy wonder if such a rule could exist in a university without causing just such an incident.


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