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A Murder on Shadow Mountain (1999)

Denny Traynor has the idyllic life a loving wife and family, a flourishing career. Seems like life is perfect until some policemen from another break into their home one night and arrest ... See full summary »

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Barbara Traynor
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Dennis 'Denny' Traynor
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Det. Bonney
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Young Denny Traynor
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Wayne Kennedy
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Young Sherry Gaines
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Grandpa Mac
Jayme Knox ...
Sheryl Gaines-Waller
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Def. Atty. Travis Wysocki
Yanna McIntosh ...
Def. Atty. Daws
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Sara Traynor
Michal Suchánek ...
Kurt Traynor (as Michal Suchanek)
Merrilyn Gann ...
Patrice
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Dist. Atty. Arthur DiMarco
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Grandma Viv
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Denny Traynor has the idyllic life a loving wife and family, a flourishing career. Seems like life is perfect until some policemen from another break into their home one night and arrest him for a twenty year old murder. Initially, Denny denies the accusations made against him but when evidence is presented that implicates him, he is then extradited to stand trial. When his wife, whose faith has been shaken asks him what happened, he tells her that he did kill the man they said he killed but in self-defense. However, when there is no evidence that supports his claim, his wife wonders if he has told her the truth, and if she should continue to support him. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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Nice little Lifetime TV movie
2 February 2005 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

This is a nice little lifetime movie about a guy (Peter Coyote) who's living the perfect suburban middle class life when late one night the police suddenly bust into his home and arrest him for the murder of some guy 27 years ago.

In his prison cell Coyote recounts to his wife the fateful events of 27 years ago and how he came into contact with Wayne Kennedy the man who he supposedly killed.

From here the story is told in flashback fashion and the more you learn about Wayne and Coyote and how they came to meet and what happened when they did the more interested you get.

The acting isn't anything to crow about, although the guy who plays Wayne Kennedy is pretty creepy enough. The real strong point of the movie is that mystery of what actually happened on the mountain. The wife spends the movie running around digging up clues to the mystery and each time something new comes up we are treated with another flashback revealing more of the mystery. It's actually pretty well.

So as far as Lifetime TV movie's go this little flick comes highly recommended.

Enjoy!


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