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Paranoia (1998)

R  |   |  Drama, Thriller  |  June 1998 (USA)
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Brigitte Bako ...
Jana Mercer
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Calvin Hawks
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Dr. Kurtzwell
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Mark Daniels
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David
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Warren
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Brady Watts
Mary Jane Wells ...
Aunt Margaret
Jacques Sandulescu ...
Vanya
Emanuel Yarbrough ...
Witchy Stick Man
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Saleswoman
Irma St. Paule ...
Old Woman
Seth Copans ...
Librarian Jules
John L. Payne ...
Deputy Phyphe
Adam Purjes ...
Boy in Library
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Jana Mercer is the sole survivor after the serial killer has brutally slaughtered her family. Incredible trauma has isolated the girl from the whole world. She's living in fear and loneliness. The only contiguity is her brief interviews with the shrink and connection to Internet. Until the night when someone has established communication with Jana via computer. She realizes that her interlocutor is the ruthless murderer who has killed her family. And to her horror she finds out that he is going to be released from his confinement very soon. Written by Igor Shvetsov <igoryok@dialup.ptt.ru>

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Jana Mercer: You know, fear is an interesting thing. If you let it control you, you live your life in the dark. But if you learn to use it, it can be your best friend.
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Unbelievable acting, weak plot, below average movie
10 September 1998 | by (Lusaka, Zambia) – See all my reviews

Jane Mercer is the sole survivor after the serial killer has brutally slaughtered her family. The girl is living in fear and loneliness isolated from the whole world. The only contiguity is her brief interviews with the shrunk and Internet. Until the night when someone has established communication with Jane via computer. She realizes that her interlocutor is the ruthless murderer who has killed her family. And to her horror she finds out that he is going to be released from his confinement very soon.


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