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A Friend of the Family (2005)

TV Movie  -  Drama | Mystery | Thriller  -  4 July 2005 (USA)
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After she narrowly escaped rape by attackers in Toronto, artist Alison Shaw and her devoted hunky husband Darrin, a construction worker, move to a rural small town in Ontario and nest a ... See full summary »

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Alison Shaw
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Darris Shaw
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Heidi
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Police Chief Milt Mooney
Shaun Johnston ...
Coleridge
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Dr. Gordean
Chris Kelly ...
Fiske
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Robert Swann
Ron Hartmann ...
Martin Churchill
Roberta Mauer-Phillips ...
Peggy Churchill
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Mike
Caitlin Bletcher ...
Baby Adair
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Allan McKee
Shauna Baird ...
Elsie McKee
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After she narrowly escaped rape by attackers in Toronto, artist Alison Shaw and her devoted hunky husband Darrin, a construction worker, move to a rural small town in Ontario and nest a dream home. The locals are welcoming, especially David Snow, who makes Darrin his partner in an Antiques business and gallery for her art, but then she believes David is the serial killer behind a number of murders on women looking rather like her- given his excellent reputation, nobody believes her. Even after they move to Vancouver, her obsession remains focused and Darrin had had enough... Written by KGF Vissers

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I loved it...
7 December 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I thought the Directing and Cinematography were excellent... The script was very well thought out and written.... The acting was so professional and spot on for each of the characters.. I give it 2 thumbs UP.. So GOOD... It was a tough shoot as we made every shot and performance perfect.. I would work with this Director, DOP, and Operator any time.. The crew were pro's.. The actors were pro's.. Everyone gave it there heart and soul each and every day.. Great directing... The suspense and thriller of it make your mind wonder and it gets you right into the movie.. The movie flows so well and flawless..


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