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Lies & Illusions -- A novelist being hunted by a spy who believes the writer holds millions of dollars in diamonds stolen by his dead fiance.
Lies & Illusions -- A book editor from New York becomes obsessed with the author of a violent novel. She soon learns secrets about his past.


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Release Date:
27 August 2009 (Israel) See more »
A writer, torn between two lovers is hunted by spies in search of stolen diamonds. See more »
A self help author is hunted by thugs who believe the writer holds millions of dollars in diamonds stolen by his dead fiancée. | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Christian Slater ... Wes Wilson

Cuba Gooding Jr. ... Isaac Kahn

Sarah Ann Schultz ... Sam / Alicia

Christa Campbell ... Nicole

Robert Giardina ... Boone

Al Madrigal ... Martin
John Casino ... Sonny
Merritt Yohnka ... Joey

Lochlyn Munro ... Andrew
Alba Jeanne MacConnell ... Elderly Woman (as Alba Jean McConnell)
Barrie McConnell ... Elderly Man
Tracy Schornick ... Bank President
Kelly Hyde ... Bank Teller
Andrea Hubbard ... Bank Woman
Saybher Perrigo ... Maggie

Johnny Martin ... Chauncey
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Frankie Fronk ... Driver 3

Corey Large ... Master Chief
Stuart Martz ... Irish Pub Singer (voice)
R.J. Hampton ... Banquet Guest (uncredited)

Dominic Salvatore ... Boy at Bank (uncredited)
Sali Sayler ... Party guest (uncredited)

Directed by
Tibor Takács 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Eric James  written by

Produced by
Rainer Bienger .... executive producer
Rich Cowan .... producer
Boaz Davidson .... executive producer
Danny Dimbort .... executive producer
Alicia Gelernt .... producer
Warren T. Goz .... executive producer
Mischa Jakupcak .... line producer
Avi Lerner .... executive producer
Johnny Martin .... producer
Stewart McMichael .... executive producer
David E. Ornston .... producer
Richard Salvatore .... producer
Trevor Short .... executive producer
Original Music by
Stephen Edwards 
Cinematography by
Zoran Popovic 
Film Editing by
Jason A. Payne 
Casting by
Nike Imoru 
Production Design by
Vincent DeFelice 
Set Decoration by
Dan Beyer 
Costume Design by
Lexi Nikitas 
Makeup Department
Emily Chisholm .... makeup artist
Trista Jordan .... key makeup artist
Mike Meyers .... hair stylist
Myke Michaels .... personal makeup artist: Sarah Schultz
Cris Winger .... makeup artist
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Tony Becerra .... second second assistant director
Thomas Kuk .... first assistant director
Johnny Martin .... second unit director
Carlos Reza .... second assistant director
Dan Thornton .... first assistant director
Art Department
Craig Binkley .... key armourer
cdavid cottrill .... property master (as Cdavid Hall-cottrill)
Alex Klaue .... prop assistant
Pete Moroz .... set dresser
Angela J. Smith .... set dresser
Sound Department
Aaron Breeden .... sound re-recording mixer
Aaron Breeden .... supervising sound editor
Adam Breeden .... sound editor
Chris Clifford .... boom operator
Daniel Douglass .... sound engineer
Mark O'Russa .... dialogue editor
Mark O'Russa .... foley recordist
Britton Ortize .... sound editor
Tom Taylor .... sound mixer
Special Effects by
Dean G. Roberts .... special effects technician
Carly Sertic .... special effects technician
Kai Shelton .... special effects coordinator
Visual Effects by
Jason McKee .... visual effects artist (as Jason Mckee)
Jason McKee .... visual effects supervisor (as Jason Mckee)
April Littlejohn .... stunt double: Christa Campbell
Gloria O'Brien .... stunt double: Sarah Ann Schulz
Camera and Electrical Department
Mark L. Anderson .... first assistant camera
Philip A. Anderson .... second assistant camera: second unit (as Philip Allister Anderson)
Shaun Bowlby .... electrician
Garrett Cantrell .... dolly grip
Bob Clifford .... camera loader
Brianne Cronkhite .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Pat Ficek .... rigging gaffer
Benjamin Longsworth .... first assistant camera
Theresa Majeres .... grip
Dan Misner .... key best boy grip
Pete Moroz .... still photographer
Chris Purkiss .... best boy electric
Chris Purkiss .... grip
Rebecca Revak .... first assistant camera: second unit
Mike Vukas .... gaffer
T.J. Williams Jr. .... Steadicam operator
T.J. Williams Jr. .... assistant camera
Casting Department
Nike Imoru .... extras casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Alayna Caryl .... wardrobe assistant
Lisa Caryl-Vukas .... wardrobe supervisor (as Lisa Caryl)
Rebecca Cook .... set costumer
Editorial Department
Travis Berry .... assistant editor
Jennifer Schiewe .... post-production assistant
Nimrod Zalmanowitz .... digital intermediate colorist
Music Department
Eric Jasper .... arranger: additional music
Eric Jasper .... musician: trumpet
Michael Pelavin .... arranger: additional music
Michael Pelavin .... musician: guitar
Michael Pelavin .... score mixer
Transportation Department
Alayna Caryl .... driver: cast
Shannon Freeman .... van driver
Jhon Goodwin .... driver: Cuba Gooding Jr.
Mike Kjolso .... transportation coordinator
Shawn Odom .... driver
Seth Pickens .... driver
Rick Wiley .... driver: camera car
Jason Yarbrough .... driver
Other crew
Alan Lee Baker .... key set production assistant
Michael Bethely .... production assistant
Devon Boyd .... senior v.p. finance
Jared Briley .... production assistant
Cheryl Cowan .... script supervisor
Amber Grunte .... location manager
Brad Harland .... production accountant
Elle House .... miscellaneous crew
Marianna di Lorenzo .... choreographer (as Marianna Seney)
Britta Lundin .... production assistant
Lonnie Ramati .... production business affairs
Tina Rosen .... senior v.p. finance
Tami Rotchford .... main title design
Anna Gand Sislyan .... financial analyst
Ray Tamayo .... staff accountant
Parker Thorson .... production assistant
Cody Wetherill .... location manager

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Cross Game" - Japan (English title) (DVD title)
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Rated R for violence and language
93 min
Filming Locations:

Did You Know?

Continuity: In the scene where Wes is at Nicoles place to do the interview. While wearing the robe his wristwatch changes sides from right to left and back again to right.See more »
Isaac:Where are my diamonds, Alicia? Maybe I didn't explain to you our retirement policy... there isn't one.See more »
Movie Connections:
References Miller's Crossing (1990)See more »
Irish Pub SourceSee more »


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19 out of 22 people found the following review useful.
Horrible, 3 February 2010
Author: Kirlian from Italy

It's simply incredible that two famous actors accepted to act in such a terrible Z-movie. The script and screenplay are so incredibly poor that it looks like a 5 year old child spent his time in writing this crap. Direction is something which made me hope there was no director, the result could have been better. Really, I can't save anything at all of this movie, the only nice thing is sometimes the soundtrack, but two songs repeated ad infinitum would result boring even if wonderful. Please, avoid this movie if you can, spend your free time in something more intriguing... like sleeping. And actors, were you really so short in money you had to accept it or there was a gun on your head to force you to?

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