Freeze Frame (2004)

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Credited cast:
Detective Louis Emeric
Forensic Profiler Saul Seger
Detective Mountjoy
Katie Carter
Rachel O'Riordan ...
Mary Shaw
Andrew Wilson ...
Covert Cameraman
Andrea Grimason ...
Susan Jasper
Martin McSharry ...
Sam Jasper
Gabriella Henriette ...
Moira Jasper
Emily Anthony ...
Maggie Jasper
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Reporter (credit only)


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


Thriller | Crime | Drama

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

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Release Date:

10 December 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Freeze Frame - A ParanĂ³ia  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)

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2.35 : 1
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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 »


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 »


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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Chillingly Superb
20 June 2004 | by (South Wales) – See all my reviews

To most people Lee Evans is the goofy comic off the telly, but this film shows that there is more to Mr Evans than meets the eye.

He gives a superbly chilling performance as Sean Veil an acquitted murder suspect who films himself 24 hours a day every day, (the opening sequence shows him being woken by an alarm as he struggles to put a new tape in the camera). He's being chased by a police psychologist, two cops and an investigative reporter who all seem to have dark little secrets of their own.

The film comes to a dramatic and violent conclusion, so take someone with you it your easily scared.

An excellent British thriller.

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