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His Bodyguard (1998)

TV Movie  |  PG-13  |   |  Thriller  |  22 July 1998 (USA)
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A deaf man working at his father's high tech chemical engineering firm witnesses criminals fleeing from the firm's headquarters just after they've stolen an ultra-valuable experimental ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jenny Farrell
Sam Rollston
Robin Gammell ...
Géza Kovács ...
Det. Stevens (as Geza Kovacs)
Vanessa Vaughan ...
Richard McMillan ...
Melanie Shatner ...
Steve Jackson ...
Kristin Dressler ...
Elvis Dressler ...
Dave (as Panou Mowling)


A deaf man working at his father's high tech chemical engineering firm witnesses criminals fleeing from the firm's headquarters just after they've stolen an ultra-valuable experimental migraine cure. A female security officer is assigned to protect him, and as she does, the two fall for each other. Written by Kristiina

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She's got two things to protect. Her client. And her heart.



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Rated PG-13 for violence and a scene of sensuality | See all certifications »




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22 July 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Silent Echoes  »

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Entertainment information published at the time - such as in an entertainment magazine - stated that Mitzi Kapture, the leading lady for this movie, learned some sign language for the role (obviously). Furthermore, the article notes that Ms Kapture said she didn't want to learn "too much" sign language for the role, seeing that her security-guard character was supposed to know only a little sign language. Of course, one can say that one can learn a lot for later and show just a little for now onscreen - just the much that the project needs. But maybe "that's not being honest with the character," as the actress Kate Winslet stated (in an interview for an unrelated project). And maybe one's intense training will keep slipping out during filming, extending production with needless "take" after needless "take" ("No, dear, you can't keep inventing American Sign Language on camera. Your character's not THAT versatile and, besides, you're kind of making the rest of us on-set feel a little inadequate. Right: 'take' 17!"). In any case, that "overlearning" wariness, so to speak, suggests that Mitzi Kapture has quite a facile mind. See more »


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Every Beat Of My Heart
Written by Earl Rose and Brian McKnight
Performed by Brian McKnight
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I think its quite good actually
7 October 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I watched the film the other day after a night out with friends, i found it very well done for something that quite obviously didn't have the big budget it deserved. - - - The script was good, and despite some aspects of the story left very much unfinished (eg. his previous girlfriend..)

i found it very moving that the first of very few words he says are 'Jenny... I love you'. Yes it doesn't have the biggest budget or the best actors but its a very easy film to watch and really get involved with.

Ta x

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