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Ten years ago, after being accused of a hideous murder of a mother and her twin daughters, Sean Veil became paranoid, filming himself along twenty-four hours a day to have an alibi if necessary. The small time psychologist Saul Seger became a famous forensic profiler and writer with the case and every now and then he accuses Sean Veil of the crime. The reporter Katie Carter believes in Sean's innocence. When the body of the missing Mary Shaw is found, Sean has to prove where he was five years ago. However, the tapes that can prove that he is not guilty have mysteriously disappeared from the storage shelf and Sean suspects that Saul has stolen them to incriminate him. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Off-Camera is Off-Guard

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Rated R for strong violence, sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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10 December 2004 (USA)  »

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Freeze Frame - A Paranóia  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Lee Evans actually shaved his head and eyebrows for the film, despite being warned that his eyebrows may not grow back again. See more »

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During the reconstruction video, the mother lights five candles on a birthday cake. As she lifts the cake, one of the candles goes out, but in the next shot, the candle has been re-lit. See more »

Quotes

Detective Mountjoy: You seem kind of relaxed, if you don't mind me saying. For a man who's about to spend the next 30 years sucking unwashed dick.
Sean Veil: You seem kinda jealous, if you don't mind me saying.
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A big surprise.
10 November 2004 | by (The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

I saw this film during the American Film Market in Santa Monica and I was surprised by the quality of this movie. The story is very original and the lead actor Lee Evans (There's Something About Mary) showed us that he can do more than comedy.

Evans plays Sean Veil a man who was accused and acquitted of three murders and after that experience he decided that he needs a permanent alibi so he tapes every second of his life. Ten years later the police comes knocking at his door because he is the suspect of another murder. In his collection of thousands and thousands of tapes, safely hidden in a vault, there is a gap so for that time Sean has no alibi and once again he has a major problem.


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