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The Spreading Ground (2000)

 -  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
David Dunbar ...
Milo Spivak
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Mrs. Osterman
Tom Harvey ...
Paddy Flynn
Rob Stefaniuk ...
Syphon
Yvan Labelle ...
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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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An OK thriller; but given how strong it starts out- it could have been better
9 December 2001 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

Seeing Dennis Hopper and Frederic Forest in the same movie again, I couldn't help but be reminded of "Apocalypse Now" - an unlikely standard for any film, much less the "Spreading Ground", to meet. Yet I found this movie quite watchable and fairly intriguing. It starts out strong, but then levels off in its impact. The director of "The Spreading Ground", Derek Van Lint, was the Director of Photography on "Alien", and his talents as a cinematographer are amply evident here.


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