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Murder, She Wrote: A Story to Die For (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
Duncan Regehr ...
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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Arabesque: Le pacte de l'écrivain  »

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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 »

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[in the conference room]
Woman: I don't understand how you could do it. I mean you said yourself he was your friend. The guy he murdered was probably a killer several times over, a lot worse than your friend. So why do it?
Jessica Fletcher: Yes, well uh, it was, it, it was the hardest thing that I've ever done. But, popular culture not withstanding there is such a thing as right and wrong. The taking of a human life for any reason is wrong. You can never nudge the moral compass far from its true North without losing ...
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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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