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Absence of the Good (1999)

Salt Lake City homicide detective Caleb Barnes is under increasing pressure from all sides to crack a string of serial killings that have been terrorizing the city. At the same time, Barnes... See full summary »

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Dr. Marcia Lyons
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Brian Lee Bouck ...
Joe Marshall
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Sheila Gaskin
Roger Callard ...
Evans
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Mr. Gummer
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Mary Barnes
Rob Joseph ...
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Salt Lake City homicide detective Caleb Barnes is under increasing pressure from all sides to crack a string of serial killings that have been terrorizing the city. At the same time, Barnes' home life is beginning to crumble in the wake of his son's accidental death. Will he solve the killings before the stress tears him apart? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »
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15 October 1999 (USA)  »

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The police are able to obtain a sketch of the killer, and the storekeeper confirms that it was who attacked her, but the killer's face is always covered except the eyes. In particular, the bus driver, who gave the description for the sketch, only saw the killer briefly, from a distance and a side angle. There is no way he could have given an accurate description. See more »

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good, exciting, blockbuster without the hype
23 July 2002 | by (England) – See all my reviews

Firstly stephen baldwin isn't that big of an actor, but his total films list are incredible. That says something, im gona tell you this guy is great. his ability to make you feel at ease but tense and alwasy aware is unbelievable.

This film was great i was flickering through the channels after watching east enders and thought whats this , my girlfriend being a big fan herself said leave it on, so i do. and boy im so glad i did. Not saying to much about the story guys its great , a real treat.


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