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Skeletons in the Closet (2001)

A father (Williams) suspects his son (Jackson) to be a murderer...or is he just paranoid and trying to cover up his own past which involves his wife being killed in a fire?

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Tina
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Dan
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Robin
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Seth (6 years old)
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Amanda Hall (as Tory Davis)
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Detective Carlson
Lee Bryant ...
Patricia Welch
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Ashby
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Judge Mann
Rick Lohman ...
Phillip Duncan
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A father (Williams) suspects his son (Jackson) to be a murderer...or is he just paranoid and trying to cover up his own past which involves his wife being killed in a fire?

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Cross the threshold of fear.


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Rated R for language and elements of violence | See all certifications »

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24 July 2001 (USA)  »

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Crimen del pasado  »

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$1,500,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Trip If You Have To
Written by Jonathan Jackson
Performed by Scarlet Road
Published by Ricky Lee Jackson Music (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Jonathan Jackson
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A Honest Low-Budget Movie With a Reasonable Screenplay and Great Performance of the Cast
15 November 2003 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Will Reed (Treat Williams) is a middle-age widow, living with his problematic son Seth (Jonathan Jackson) in a small American city. Will works in a factory, and has some affair with his colleague Tina Conway (Linda Hamilton). Seth blames Will for the loss of his mother when he was six years old. When Seth is eighteen years old, some crimes happens in the neighborhood. Will suspects that the crimes have been committed by Seth, and Seth accuses his father of being paranoiac. The end of the story reveals many secrets. This television movie has a reasonable screenplay, but it is very supported by the performance of the cast. The cynical character of Jonathan Jackson and the dramatic one of Treat Williams are indeed very well performed. The aged Linda Hamilton has a minor, but correct acting. The supporting cast is also very good. I do not know what type of film was used, but the image looks like a television show or news. Although not being outstanding, this dramatic and suspenseful movie entertains. My vote is six.

Title (Brazil): "Lembranças Macabras" ("Macabres Remembrances")


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