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Peter McDowell
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Susan Shaw
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Kelly Shaw
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Glen Dasher
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Ed Callahan
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Dan Bell
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Captain Laughlan
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Ray Rankin
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Martin Parker
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Ron Ainsley
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Overdomineering female police detective Jamie McDowell still tries to run her 19-year old only son Peter's life although he is a builder who lives alone. She strongly opposes his engagement to Kelly Shaw, who he doesn't know very long, and forces him to bring her to diner, where Jamie and mother Susan Shaw repeat that mistake. After Kelly provoked her ex-fiancé Ray Rankin in a bar 'to test Peter's love' again, they part in anger. That evening the mothers, who went out together, find Kelly burnt to death in Susan's house; an expert clearly concludes arson. To her horror, Jamie quickly finds the evidence seems to point at one logical suspect: her son Peter... Written by KGF Vissers

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The chemistry between Philip Granger and Michelle Forbes was amazing
23 April 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I thought this was a very well made film.I watched it last night on Lifetime and was captivated very early on.I thought the chemistry between Philip Granger and Michelle Forbes was amazing and I enjoyed seeing these two excellent actors together.I believed these two had spent many years working the beat together.I would like to see more of them as a team.Philip Granger's charm and Michelle Forbe's hardness works well. I also felt great compassion for Racheal Haywards character.The mother of young girl taken too soon.I can only imagine how painful it would be to have to endure a child's murder.Gary Chalk is always good as the police captain.The story was one I did not expect and when the killers identity is exposed I was stunned. A Powerful film.


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