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Writer (WGA):
Duane Poole (written by)
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4 December 1998 (USA) See more »
Where does the dream end and reality begin?
Traumatised rape victim Jessie (Anne Parillaud) is living a double life as a cool assassin on a mission and as a paranoid bride on her honeymoon. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

William Baldwin ... Brian

Anne Parillaud ... Jessie Markham
Lisanne Falk ... Paula / Laura

Graham Greene ... Detective
Bulle Ogier ... Mrs. Ford
Billy Wilmott ... Lamond
O'Neil Peart ... Simon

Leonie Forbes ... Isabel

Rick Ravanello ... Man in Restraurant

Marc Akerstream ... Man in Motorboat

Peter Hanlon ... Dr. Cohen / Dr. Tolan
Alwyn Scott ... Hotel Manager
Pablo Hoilett ... Waiter / Waiter #2
Fay Ellington ... Shop Clerk
Ilona Margolis ... Lucy
Roger Allford ... Father
Ben Odberg ... Jimmy
Johanna Ulett ... Stewardess
Paul Magel ... New York Waiter
Pablo Coffey ... TV Evangelist

Nahtasha Budhi ... Anita
Keli Westgate ... Debbie
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lloyd A. Silverman ... Man in restaurant

Directed by
Raoul Ruiz  (as Raul Ruiz)
Writing credits
Duane Poole (written by)

Produced by
Jack Baran .... executive producer
Colleen Camp .... associate producer
Lisanne Falk .... co-producer
Jay Firestone .... executive producer
Bastiaan Gieben .... executive producer
Susan Hoffman .... producer
Emmanuel Itier .... associate producer
Emmanuel Itier .... consulting producer
Victor Loewy .... executive producer
Eric Sandys .... associate producer
Barbet Schroeder .... producer
Lloyd A. Silverman .... producer
Abby Stone .... associate producer (as Abigail Stone)
James M. Vernon .... executive producer (as James Michael Vernon)
Original Music by
Jorge Arriagada 
Cinematography by
Robby Müller 
Film Editing by
Michael J. Duthie 
Casting by
Susan Taylor Brouse 
Production Design by
Robert de Vico 
Art Direction by
Jennifer Chang Binns  (as Jennifer Chang)
Kathryn Hatton 
Set Decoration by
Raquel Anita Parke 
Costume Design by
Francine Lecoultre 
Makeup Department
Daniel Curet .... hair stylist: Lisanne Falk
Dana Hamel .... makeup department head
Production Management
W. Michael Beard .... post-production supervisor
Matthew Binns .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jeff Mosuk .... third assistant director
Gregory Rosati .... second assistant director (as Greg Rosati)
Art Department
Ken Davies .... property master
Diane Nachlik .... production assistant
Sophie Neudorfer .... on-set dresser
Gayatri Persad .... art department coordinator: Jamaica
Sound Department
Kristian Abell .... assistant sound editor
Joe Bracciale .... dialogue editor
Lee de Lang .... assistant sound editor
Susan Fairbairn .... assistant sound effect editor
Susan Fairbairn .... sound effects editor
Nelson Ferreira .... adr editor
Nelson Ferreira .... sound supervisor
Petur Hliddal .... production sound mixer
Tim O'Connell .... foley recordist
Tim O'Connell .... re-recording mixer
Don White .... re-recording mixer
Special Effects by
Allen Benjamin .... special effects coordinator
James Bamford .... stunt double: William Baldwin
Camera and Electrical Department
Mark Aviss .... electrician
Rob Brady .... electrician
Chris Browne .... assistant camera
Ray Edwards .... assistant camera
Richard Lannaman .... camera operator
Paul Michaud .... still photographer
Tony Mirza .... first assistant camera
Darin Wong .... dolly grip
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Melanie Ghisays .... costume supervisor
Michelle Hunter .... costume coordinator
Editorial Department
Ricardo Olivero .... color timer
Sean Thompson .... first assistant editor
Location Management
Michael London .... location manager
Transportation Department
Mike Arnason .... driver: props
Other crew
Mandy Butler .... first assistant accountant
Ian Doig .... cat trainer
Mark Dumas .... cat supplier (as Creative Animal Talent)
Patti Henderson .... script supervisor
Alexis Labra .... production assistant
Karen Nadon .... production accountant
Laura Schneider .... assistant production coordinator
Robyn Wiener .... assistant: William Baldwin
Bruce Gray .... sculpture art provided by (uncredited)

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Rated R for violence, sexuality and some language
Canada:103 min | USA:102 min | Argentina:104 min
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William Baldwin agreed to Raoul Ruiz directing after reading a newspaper review of Three Lives and Only One Death (1996).See more »


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10 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
A highly intriguing, albeit flawed, psychodrama..., 20 July 1999
Author: corky-27 from United States

This intriguing psychodrama bites off more than it can chew but presents a terrific alternative to the spate of "erotic" psychothrillers that the B-movie market usually has to offer. Parillaud plays twin doppelgangers that exist in parallel realities and could actually be the figment of each others' imaginations. Sounds promising? It is, and while I was waiting to be utterly confused at any moment, the plot lines held together pretty well. Director Raul Ruiz has had some practice at this, as anyone who has seen the utterly absorbing "Three lives and only one death" can attest. This movie is not of the same caliber in that the pacing of the denouement seems a bit off and involvement with the characters winds up seeming a bit distant. Others might argue that this was Ruiz' intent; in any case, the acting is proficient in a necessarily cold, unaffected way. (Baldwins seem to be better suited to this style of acting and I'm not really being snide in that I happen to think Alec is a terrific actor and Stephen an underrated one). If I gave more away it would be a disservice- rent this movie and figure it all out for yourself. Corkymeter says four stars out of five.

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