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Murder, She Wrote: A Story to Die For (2000)

TV-PG | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | TV Movie 18 May 2000
Jessica puts her sleuthing skills to work at a writers' conference after a Russian author is found murdered.

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Warren Pierce
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Mason Phillips - FBI Agent
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Patricia Williams
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William Batsby
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Yuri Malenkovich
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Matt Rolands
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Lt. Det. Bob Mankowski
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John Mendoza
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Peggy Ryan
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Paul Neilly - FBI Agent
Scott Burkholder
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Everett Jang
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Feyoder
J. Patrick McCormack ...
Joseph Brennan
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Jessica Fletcher becomes a speaker at Speakers' Incorporated attended by various authors. Russian author Uri Malenkovitch also attends to promote his book about the KGB. When he is killed, Jessica must help a struggling writer who is accused of his murder.

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Jessica's back to write a few wrongs.

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Also Known As:

Arabesque: Le pacte de l'écrivain  »

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Trivia

Bill Layton had been the cameraman operating the master lens under the Director of Photography on the "Murder, She Wrote" series, "Mrs. Santa Claus" and the first MSW MOW. This was Bill Layton's first MSW credit as Director of Photography. See more »

Goofs

While Jessica is reading Yuri's manuscript, Warren knocks on her door and the pages in the book indicate that she is almost finished reading it. But when the camera changes to look over her shoulder, the pages in the book show that she is now back near the beginning. See more »

Quotes

Warren Pierce: [downcast] Are you sorry enough, or you understand enough, not to go to the Police?
Jessica Fletcher: Warren?
Warren Pierce: [downcast] What else did you tell them?
Jessica Fletcher: Well nothing significant. I didn't name you. I didn't need to.
Warren Pierce: Why not?
Jessica Fletcher: Because you are going to turn yourself in to the Police and you are going to confess. And you will tell your story in front of a jury.
Warren Pierce: Jessica you're the only one who knows I'm involved in this.
[takes the silenced gun from the top of the wardrobe]
Warren Pierce: What's to keep me from killing you?
Jessica Fletcher: Because I ...
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Follows Murder, She Wrote: South by Southwest (1997) See more »

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GREAT!

A great movie starring one of the best actors of all time: Richard Crenna.I would suggest this movie to anyone who likes great actors!Crenna Also was "Luke McCoy" on the "real McCoys(1957)", and starred in "Rambo" movies.I hope everyone else enjoyed this movie as much as I did!


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