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The Lady in Question (1999)

TV Movie  -   -  Mystery | Crime | Thriller  -  12 December 1999 (USA)
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In 1938, Jewish-rights activist Emma Sachs is targeted by the Nazis. When she dies, foul play is suspected. But was it the Nazis, or was it someone else? Det. Tony Rossini investigates, ... See full summary »

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Larry 'Cash' Carter
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Det. Tony Rossini
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Mimi Barnes
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Rachel Singer
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Paul Kessler
Michael Cumpsty ...
Klaus Gruber
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Rudy Bernheim (as Daniel Serafini-Sauli)
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Dorie Bernheim
Dixie Seatle ...
Gertie Moser
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Emma Sachs
Bruce Davies ...
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Brian Marler ...
Chauffeur
Peter Snider ...
Sinister Looking Man
Adrienne Gould
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In 1938, Jewish-rights activist Emma Sachs is targeted by the Nazis. When she dies, foul play is suspected. But was it the Nazis, or was it someone else? Det. Tony Rossini investigates, along with Larry "Cash" Carter, a theatre director connected to Mrs. Sachs and her family. Written by Jason A. Cormier

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Det. Tony Rossini: I got one of my men watching him at the hotel. I could take you there, wait with you in my car. If this Wheeler guy shows himself in the lobby or cocktail lounge, or tries to leave the hotel, maybe you could bump into him -- you know, accidentally pass him by -- and if he asks you for a drink, maybe you could accept. "Oh, what kind of business are you in, Mr. Wheeler? Oh, how NICE. Oh, do you have family, Mr. Wheeler?" Do you think you could do that?
Mimi Barnes: Are you kidding? That's what I do all day on...
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The Genius of Wilder
20 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is just one more example of the absolute genius of Gene Wilder. He wrote and starred in this terrific mystery. No one could have done it better. The suspense was palpable throughout. I wish Mr. Wilder would grace us with another of these. I have enjoyed everything I have ever seen Mr. Wilder in but I had no idea how truly talented he was until I saw "Murder in a Small Town," and this follow-on. He truly has a firm grasp on what audiences want and how to deliver it in his writing and, of course, in his brilliant acting. His subtle wit comes through in spades. I would recommend this movie to anyone who likes mysteries and/or Gene Wilder's film work. His star just gets brighter and brighter.


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