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Writers (WGA):
Steven Baigelman (written by) and
Glenn Gers (written by)
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Release Date:
29 January 2002 (USA) See more »
An ex-cop covers for her mentally ill brother's crimes. As his apparent involvement in a murder she is investigating grows, she discovers how far she'll go to protect him. | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Jeanne Tripplehorn ... Lucinda Pond

Corin Nemec ... Ellis Pond

Leland Orser ... Travis Adler

Evan Parke ... Arthur 'Junior' Fortis, Jr. (as Evan Dexter Parke)
Brian Jensen ... David Pond
Ben Cardinal ... Running Bear

Britt McKillip ... Young Lucinda / Marcie

Cameron Bright ... Young Ellis (as Cameron Crigger)

Andrew Jackson ... Adam Ruane
William S. Taylor ... Fred Tierney
Patricia Drake ... Ritchie
Noel Callahan ... Kelly Hewitt

Peter LaCroix ... Tom Hewitt

Kathryn Kirkpatrick ... Aileen Hewitt
Lloyd Berry ... Lloyd Murgin

Alex Bruhanski ... Rick Buckley
Sean Campbell ... Bous

Marilyn Norry ... Cam
Henry O. Watson ... JT
Susan Astley ... Ms. Coolidge
Susan Bain ... Medical Examiner
Norma Jean Wick ... Reporter

Link Baker ... Barkely
Brenda McDonald ... Homeless Woman (as Brenda MacDonald)

Michael Dobson ... FBI Utility Worker

Xantha Radley ... FBI Technician

Artine Brown ... FBI Undercover Taxi Driver

Kwesi Ameyaw ... Undercover Homeless Man

Directed by
John Badham 
Writing credits
Steven Baigelman (written by) and
Glenn Gers (written by)

Produced by
Cammie Crier-Herbert .... co-producer
Pen Densham .... executive producer
Justis Greene .... producer
Sara Kaviar .... associate producer
Guy McElwaine .... executive producer
Heather Meehan .... co-producer
Mark Stern .... executive producer
John Watson .... executive producer
Original Music by
John Ottman 
Cinematography by
Ron Stannett 
Film Editing by
Frank Morriss 
Casting by
Stuart Aikins 
Paul Weber 
Production Design by
John Willett 
Art Direction by
Ross Dempster 
Set Decoration by
Penny A. Chalmers 
Costume Design by
Jori Woodman 
Makeup Department
Donna Bis .... key hair stylist
Rita Ciccozzi .... first assistant makeup artist
Jayne Dancose .... key makeup artist
Production Management
Jayne Bieber .... executive in charge of production
Christina Bulbrook .... unit manager (as Christina Margellos)
Heather Meehan .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Steve Eathorne .... second assistant director
Paul Garrison .... third assistant director
Pierre Henry .... first assistant director
Morgan Lewington .... second assistant director
Art Department
Dave Conway .... construction coordinator
Jeff Hite .... property master
Dan Petrescu .... paint coordinator
Alessandra Piovera .... assistant art director
Tonya Soules .... assistant set decorator
Trinita Waller .... property master
Sound Department
Dicken Berglund .... adr mixer
Pete Elia .... sound re-recording mixer
Victor Iorillo .... sound supervisor
Chris Ostler .... sound recordist
Daryl Powell .... production sound mixer
Larry Stensvold .... sound re-recording mixer
Special Effects by
Alex Burdett .... special effects supervisor
Greg Pyne .... special effects assistant
Guy Bews .... stunt coordinator
Douglas Chapman .... stunts (as Doug Chapman)
Duane Dickinson .... stunts
Corry Glass .... stunts
David Jacox .... stunts
Kristene Kenward .... stunts
Rick Pearce .... stunt coordinator
Ronald Robinson .... stunts
Jacob Rupp .... stunts
Lori Stewart .... stunts
Claude Bouchard .... key stunt rigger (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Kevin Black .... key grip
John Clothier .... camera operator
Kieran 'KC' Illes .... gaffer
Bill Molnar .... best boy grip
Travis Panarisi .... lamp operator
Don Saari .... gaffer
Scott Stevens .... video playback supervisor
Casting Department
Sean Cossey .... casting assistant
Lisa Ratke .... extras casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Dawn Climie .... costume set supervisor
Editorial Department
Debra Beth Weinfeld .... assistant editor (as Debra Weinfeld)
David Tweet .... assistant editor (uncredited)
Music Department
Joe Milner .... music editor
Transportation Department
David Holm .... transportation captain
Scott Irvine .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Jill Anderson .... payroll accountant
Debera Barager .... production accountant
Mark Costa .... production executive
James Fantin .... production coordinator
Terry Mackay .... location manager
Jon-Michael Preece .... script supervisor
Jody Reavley .... production coordinator
Vanessa Ruane .... assistant to director
Carmen Siegers .... key office production assistant
Andrew Simpson .... animal coordinator
Kim Stretch .... post-production accountant

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Additional Details

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Rated R for violence
Germany:82 min | Netherlands:90 min
Sound Mix:
Australia:MA (cable rating) | Netherlands:16 | Netherlands:12 (TV version) | USA:R

Did You Know?

Jeanne Tripplehorn and Leland Orser were married in real life, just before production on this film commenced..See more »
Ellis Pond:Is Mr. Wall there?
Lucinda Pond:No, Mr. Wall's not here.
Ellis Pond:Is Mrs. Wall there?
Lucinda Pond:No, Mrs. Wall's not here.
Ellis Pond:Are there any Walls there?
Lucinda Pond:No, there are no Walls here.
Ellis Pond:Then what's holding up your house?
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Referenced in Be Kind Rewind (2008)See more »


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7 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
Great movie., 23 January 2005
Author: doodlegirl13_2000 from Canada

It had twists, it had lead characters that weren't perfect, and it had moments of suspense and mystery. I thoroughly enjoyed it and I watched the copy I have at least twenty times, which is a record for me. I loved the riddles that were dispersed throughout, and I found the characters of Lucinda and Ellis Pond to be well-rounded and excellently portrayed. It makes you think, which is more than a lot of people expect from a movie without theatrical release. And for once, the evil bad guy isn't one to make gaping mistakes. Intriguing plot twists, action sequences, and flashbacks help the story along throughout, not that it needs the assistance.

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