A Date with Darkness: The Trial and Capture of Andrew Luster (2003)

TV Movie  |  TV-14  |   |  Drama  |  11 August 2003 (USA)
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Andrew Luster, the heir to the Max factor fortune, is convicted of rape on 86 counts. This Lifetime original movie recounts the rapes committed by the infamous Andrew Luster and the women who brought him to justice.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Andrew Luster
Maeve Fox
Winston Rekert ...
Roger Diamond
Robert Wisden ...
Det. Katherine Cooke
Judge Riley
Anthony Wold
Rebecca Toolan ...
Mrs. Luster
Kerry Sandomirsky ...
Dr. Dyer


On 14 July 2000, in Ventura County, California, the young Connie is raped by the Max Factor heir Andrew Luster after ingesting a drug called Liquid X in a glass of water offered by him in a night-club. With the support of her father, she reluctantly decides to go to the police and tells her snapshots of the occurrence. Connie and the police collects evidence to send Andrew to the jury and during the investigation, two other victims of Andrew, Sarah and Teri, are found and join the accusation. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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VERY good!
15 August 2003 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

I was a big fan of "The Practice" until recently (due to the cast cuts, including Marla), which is one of the main reasons why I wanted to watch this film - loved Marla's work on the show and her character Lucy. Another reason is just because it looked so good - and it WAS! I'd have to agree with the above poster that states some of the content is explicit, but all in all it was great! The ladies gave wonderful performances. If you missed it, don't worry - Lifetime repeats like crazy. If you get the chance, you should definately sit down and watch. Two thumbs up!

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