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Written in Blood (2003)

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When the wife of Detective John Traveller and her lover are executed in bed and John takes the blame, his partner and friend, Detective Matthew Ransom, becomes very upset, affecting his ... See full summary »

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Matthew Ransom
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John Traveller
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Jude Traveller
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Luke Williams
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Mark Pearsall
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Captain Streeter
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Mary Ramson
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Stacy
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Gottlieb
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Alvarez
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Miles Mendelson
Leslie Ishii ...
Judge Kirkwood
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Jury Foreman
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Reporter
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Pete (as Adam Gordon)
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When the wife of Detective John Traveller and her lover are executed in bed and John takes the blame, his partner and friend, Detective Matthew Ransom, becomes very upset, affecting his marriage that was not working well. The lover of John's wife was the son of Luke Williams, a detective of the same department, and he does not accept the death of his son. After the trial and conviction of John, Matthew separates from his wife Mary Ramson, being sexually arrested by John's daughter Jude. Meanwhile, a serial killer kills the enemies of John, leaving clues in the crime scenes relatives to Sherlock Holmes tales and Matthew suspects of Jude. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Passion. Revenge. Murder.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for language, violence and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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6 September 2005 (USA)  »

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A Very, Very Low-Budget Thriller
16 October 2003 | by (Twin Cities, Minnesota) – See all my reviews

"Written in Blood" includes some good screenwriting which makes use of clues from the Sherlock Holmes detective stories left by a serial killer at the scene of the crime. Peter Coyote is the only recognizable name in the cast, and his character holds one of the keys to unlocking the mysteries of this grade-B yarn. The director's set-ups and some of the acting left a lot to be desired.

Still, the film is well-paced and entertaining, especially with those intriguing details from the stories of Sherlock Holmes. This movie is palatable if one is able to accept it for its clear intent of a made-for-television and very, very low-budget thriller.


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