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The Perfect Neighbor -- A disturbed new neighbor fixates on another woman's husband.

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11 April 2005 (USA) See more »
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Love Her Or Die. See more »
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A disturbed new neighbor fixates on another woman's husband. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

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Barbara Niven ... Donna Germaine

Perry King ... William Costigan

Susan Blakely ... Jeannie Costigan

Linda Darlow ... Grace Palmer

Lila Bata-Walsh ... Trish Costigan

Anna Silk ... Ashley Marin
Tori Hammond ... Rita

Peter Michael Dillon ... Chuck
Lorraine Ansell ... Tippi

Chuck Shamata ... Detective Lupo
Linda Smith ... Sally Innes
Alan Fawcett ... Thomas

Caroline Redekopp ... Kelli

Mark Camacho ... Phil

Diane White ... Allied Secretary
Anna-Marie Frances Lea ... Dr. Schneider
Keara Johnston ... Little Donna

Brent Donnelly ... Donna's father
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Rick Bramucci ... Anchorman (uncredited)

Douglas Kidd ... Police Officer (uncredited)
Anastasia Kimmett ... Rita's Secretary (uncredited)

Maddy Lewis ... Forensic Officer (uncredited)

Kel Parsons ... Restaurant patron (uncredited)
Imran Syed ... Business Executive (uncredited)

Jon Welch ... Catering Bartender (uncredited)

Directed by
Douglas Jackson 
 
Writing credits
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Ken Sanders  story
Richard Dana Smith 

Produced by
Josée Bernard .... associate producer
Tom Berry .... executive producer
Neil Bregman .... producer
Pierre David .... executive producer
Louis A. Massicotte .... executive producer
Stefan Wodoslawsky .... producer
 
Original Music by
Richard Bowers 
Henry J. Lindley 
 
Cinematography by
Bert Tougas 
 
Film Editing by
Isabelle Malenfant 
 
Casting by
Ginette D'Amico 
Aaron Griffith 
 
Set Decoration by
Tricia May 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Darren Kotania .... first assistant director
Thomas Parkinson .... second assistant director
 
Sound Department
Don Cohen .... production sound recordist
Lorita de la Cerna .... adr mixer
Valéry Dufort-Boucher .... dialogue editor
Denys Dufresne .... sound editor
Alexis Farand .... foley artist
Marie-Pierre Grenier .... foley assistant
Pierre Paquet .... sound re-recording mixer
Jacques Plante .... adr supervisor
Christian Rivest .... sound designer
 
Stunts
Héléna Laliberté .... stunt double
Stéphane Lefebvre .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Albert Camicioli .... still photographer
Christopher Kralik .... lighting technician
Jeff Nichol .... key grip
David Riding .... electrician
 
Editorial Department
Melany Bourgouin .... post-production coordinator
Sébastien Girard .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Troy Baker .... assistant production coordinator
Virginie Blondel-Pelletier .... post-production accountant
Kendall Nowlin .... assistant: Pierre David
Roma Roth .... production coordinator
Ken Sanders .... executive: Lance Films, Canada
Ainslie S. Wiggs .... location manager
 

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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Bad, but boy, what awful portraits must be in those gals' closets, 8 May 2009
Author: blanche-2 from United States

It's getting to be that the name Perry King is synonymous with bad Lifetime-type movies, which is a shame.

This is a Fatal Attraction ripoff with no attraction - it's all in her head - but lots of fatal. Barbara Niven plays a woman with a daddy complex - her father left when she was 8 and she blamed her mother - who goes from married man to married man seeking fulfillment. I guess she never watched Lifetime herself or she would know this is a dead end. The last guy who told her he wasn't leaving his wife got a knife in his stomach. Niven then flees to her aunt's and within five seconds is in love with Perry King, who lives next door and is married to Susan Blakeley. Mentally she's hot and heavy with him by the first commercial. There are some other people to get out of the way first, though, and a marriage to drive in the final coffin nails.

The only impressive thing about this movie was that Barbara Niven was 52 when she made it and Susan Blakeley, playing a woman with a very young daughter, was a whopping 57. I can only say, I'll have what they're having. They both look absolutely amazing in this movie. I thought I must be wrong that I saw Blakeley in Rich Man, Poor Man in the '70s, but of course I wasn't. I started to suspect the Dorian Gray syndrome with the hideous portraits in the closets. Good for them - but both actresses deserve much better. Perry King was his usual handsome, affable, clueless self.

I'd say don't watch it but if you catch it on Lifetime, just watch the first 15 minutes to catch a gander at what the fifties look like today for women and remember a time when a woman hit 30 and Hollywood stuck gray in actress' hair and made them play maiden aunts.

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