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

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Charlie: Run that by me again.
Jason: So, he makes bail, he comes home and he tell her he's gonna leave her for another woman. She threatens to testify against him and ruin his life. They have a drag-out fight and this time, he kills her.
Claudia: So what do you think?
Charlie: Aside from no body, no witnesses, no evidence whatsoever that a crime was committed... as crackpot theories go, very plausible.
Jason: Are you cynical, Charlie, or just apathetic?
Charlie: Did you see this murder?
Jason: I heard it.
Charlie: You heard them fighting, which married ...
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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Vince Vaughn/Lauryn Hill (1998) See more »

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A Disgrace to the Original
22 November 1998 | by (College Station, Texas) – See all my reviews

This movie was a disgrace to the film Hitchcock directed in the 50's. Remaking this classic wasn't a bad idea, but they did a terrible job. They removed all of the elements that made the original great and all that was left was a bad TV movie. They would have done much better to stick closer to plot of the original.


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