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Rear Window (1998)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | TV Movie 22 November 1998
Modern remake of Rear Window in which the lead character is paralyzed and lives in a high-tech home filled with assistive technology.

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »
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Jason Kemp
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Claudia Henderson
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Detective Charlie Moore
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Antonio Fredericks
Anne Twomey ...
Leila, Jason's Ex-Wife
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Julian Thorpe
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Ilene Thorpe / Ilene's Sister
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Alison Rothman
Julie Baker ...
Luscious Woman
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Professional Woman
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Professional Man
Max Chalawsky ...
Writer
Marc Holzman ...
Gay Man
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Gay Mate
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Janet
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Storyline

A recently paralyzed architect, Jason Kemp, believes he has witnessed a murder from his apartment window. Jason's colleague, Claudia, quickly becomes his partner in trying to solve the mysterious puzzle that lies in the apartment across the way. The more-than-patient detective, Moore, grudgingly responds to their repeated calls and accusations, but believes Jason's imagination is getting the best of him. Determined to uncover the truth, Jason continues to dig deeper - eventually finding himself locked in a deadly game of cat and mouse. Written by Paul Klenk <paulklenk@rocketmail.com>

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Fenêtre sur cour  »

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Robert Forster is featured in another Alfred Hitchcock remake this year: Psycho (1998). See more »

Quotes

Thorpe: [email] What do you want?
Jason: What do I want? What *do* I want?
[to computer]
Jason: Email to handrasp: "I want to nail you, pal. I want to make you pay for what you've done. I want you to lie awake and wonder when they're coming to get you." Send.
[Jason watches through the window as Thorpe and his girlfriend read the email and start to panic]
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Referenced in Heart of a Hero: A Tribute to Christopher Reeve (2006) See more »

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I only watched this film to the end as I wanted to see how it would end. I wish I hadn't bothered. A really disappointing finale. Reeve is fine but the script is hopeless. Why couldn't his neighbours simply have drew the curtains? Reeve's character's likeablilty goes out the window as he invades everyone's privacy. Hope he can do better than this in the future.


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