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Despite the fact that this was filmed in Super 35, "Filmed in Panavision" is listed in the end credits. See more »
Near the end, Douglas holds a gun directly at Bean's head. In the close ups, Douglas's eye contact with Bean seems to be downward at about a 45-degree angle. But Douglas is standing and Bean is prone on the ground. Since Douglas is not on his knees and if we use Pythagora's Theorem with the angle of eye contact and the actor's 5'10" height; one must conclude that Douglas's left arm is over eight feet long. See more »
It was a very dramatic and suspenseful thriller and the film is never boring. So I can only say a word: G R E A T. Michael Douglas played as usual good in the role as a psychiatrist. Also good performance from Skye McCole as Jessie the little girl. There are some scary scenes. I will add no doubt this DVD to my best of collection. If you liked this movie you shouldn´t miss "KISS THE GIRLS" also from director Gary Fleder or "SINGLE WHITE FEMALE" from Barbet Schroeder. Believe me you will not be disappointed. I think the film is too underrated. I give it a minimum of 8/10.
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