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The Obsession (2006)

TV Movie  |   |  Thriller  |  17 July 2006 (USA)
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A ballet teacher's obsession with a young student leads him to date the girl's unaware mother in order to get closer to the object of his twisted affection.

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Deborah Matthews
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Erika Matthews
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Reed Halton
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Linda Irving (as Jenny Levine)
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Jason Matthews
Herb Beaverstone ...
Mr. Leonard Capas (as Herbert Beaverstone)
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Annie Sturgis
Patricia Dalquist ...
Mrs. Darnell
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Jesse Sherman (as Nolan Funk)
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Detective Phil Mackey
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Uniform #1
Alexa Mardon ...
Dancer #1 and #2
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Uniform #3
Melena Rounis ...
Simone
Shawna Becker ...
Little Girl
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Deborah Matthews' divorce from her husband Jason Matthews has just been finalized. She filed for divorce because she believed he was cheating on her. Jason has since moved away to work on an often communication inaccessible research ship. That fact and the divorce itself does not sit well with their sixteen year old daughter, aspiring ballerina Erika Matthews, who blames her mother for her parent's martial problems due to her being a workaholic and for her not forgiving Jason for the indiscretion, which he vehemently denies. To make matters worse, Erika's long time ballet coach, Leonard Capas, has just quit before her important audition into the Ballet America summer program. Mr. Capas' resignation was solely by a cryptic letter with no in-person good-bye to staff or the students. Luckily, the ballet school is able to fill immediately Mr. Capas' job by a young man named Reed Halton, who believes he can help Erika prepare for her audition. Reed has been a widower now for eighteen ... Written by Huggo

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Au rythme de mon coeur  »

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ACTING!?... what a joke.
16 January 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I sat through half of this movie and could'nt believe what I was seeing, was this movie really being displayed? My wife, who is a movie "nut", only watched 10 minutes of it and chided me for wasting good viewing time as I preceded to watch. I was hoping that it would liven up, instead it DRAGGED on.

The acting was, to say the least, deplorable, however the director must have been happy with it as it must have attained the standards which he thought were acceptable.

The audition scene not only showed the lack of acting skill but it also underlined the fact that the actress could'nt even dance.

I'll make sure any future movies directed by this guy will be given a miss.......Stan Read.


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