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The Spreading Ground (2000)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Horror  |  5 March 2000 (USA)
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When five bodies turn up in the waters of Burman City, its illusion of safety is shattered, and Mayer Hackett will stop at nothing to see the peace returned.

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Leslie DeLongpre
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Det. Michael McGivern
Tom McCamus ...
Johnny Gault
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Milo Spivak
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Capt. Nieman
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Paddy Flynn
Rob Stefaniuk ...
Syphon
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Sean O'Hara ...
Flannery Pincher
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Stubby Styles
Amanda Soha ...
Crystal Osterman
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Det. Daniels
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When five bodies turn up in the waters of Burman City, its illusion of safety is shattered, and Mayer Hackett will stop at nothing to see the peace returned.

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To catch a killer is to know him, feel him...anticipate him.


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The facility manager: [As Det DeLongpre runs into the viaduct, gun drawn] Hey, just don't hurt the water!
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This film shows the promise of a GREAT director!!
28 June 2002 | by (Melbourne, Florida) – See all my reviews

Derek VanLint has done an outstanding job with this film. As I watched it, I imagined that either he had immense control over his director of photography or that he WAS one and the same, aside from being the overall film director. I was right. His eye for making a scene as intense as possible, and for finding what not to SAY, but what to SHOW, is amazing! Anyone who didn't enjoy this needs to re-evaluate just how many explosions or car chases they still need to see in their lifetime. This film does not rely on the overused junk that "mass appeal" films can't seem to do without. Also, Dennis Hopper is great in a role completely against typecasting! Frederic Forrest seems strained and pained as the overworked and overtired sidekick detective.


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