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Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise (2006)

TV Movie  -   -  Crime | Drama | Mystery  -  30 April 2006 (USA)
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When the body of a fourteen years old teenager is found in the margin of the river in Paradise, Massachusetts, the Chief of Police Jesse Stone and his officer Simpson seek clues in the spot... See full summary »

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When the body of a fourteen years old teenager is found in the margin of the river in Paradise, Massachusetts, the Chief of Police Jesse Stone and his officer Simpson seek clues in the spot. Through a graduation ring of a student that they find nearby the corpse, they identity the dead girl, the local slut Billy Bishop. Meanwhile, his department deals with a domestic violent situation with an aggressive and abusive husband that beats his wife. Along his investigation, Stone discloses that the famous writer Norman Shaw was too much close to the victim and intended to write the biography of the famous gangster Leo in his next book. Joining the pieces of evidences like a puzzle, Stone unravels the identity of the criminal. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Is the third book in the Jesse Stone series, actually coming before Jesse Stone: Stone Cold (2005), but a scene showing Jesse visit the grave of Polly Shannon's character changes the order. See more »

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It is explained in the film that the reason ballplayer Harry Simpson got the nickname "Suitcase" was that he was often traded in the major leagues. This is incorrect. He actually picked up the nickname while still playing in the Negro League. Harry wore a size 13 shoe, and a sportswriter dubbed him "Suitcase" Simpson, based on a character by that name with feet as large as suitcases, in the comic strip "Toonerville Folks." A cartoon appeared in the paper showing Harry with feet as long as a bed. See more »

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Luther 'Suitcase' Simpson: She's been in the water a long time.
Chief Jesse Stone: Yeah.
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Another Simple, Credible and Effective Police Story
29 July 2007 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

When the body of a fourteen years old teenager is found in the margin of the river in Paradise, Massachusetts, the Chief of Police Jesse Stone (Tom Selleck) and his officer Simpson (Kohl Sudduth) seek clues in the spot. Through a graduation ring of a student that they find nearby the corpse, they identity the dead girl, the local slut Billy Bishop. Meanwhile, his department deals with a domestic violent situation with an aggressive and abusive husband that beats his wife. Along his investigation, Stone discloses that the famous writer Norman Shaw (Gary Masaraba) was too much close to the victim and intended to write the biography of the famous gangster Leo in his next book. Joining the pieces of evidences like a puzzle, Stone unravels the identity of the criminal.

"Death in Paradise" is the second excellent movie that I see with Tom Selleck in the role of Chief Jesse Stone. Both films show simple, credible and effective police stories, with great performances, magnificent cinematography and realistic screenplays. Jesse Stone seems to be tailored to Tom Selleck, who is perfect in the role of the cynical, stubborn and flawed but fair chief of police. I believe this character deserves a TV series, so good these stories are. I have just seen in IMDb that there are two other movies of this character, unfortunately not released in Brazil. My vote is eight.

Title (Brazil): "Crimes no Paraiso 2" ("Crimes in Paradise 2")


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