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Carnal Innocence (2011)

World famous violinist Caroline Waverly returns to her home town of Innocence to retreat from the world. But a serial slayer is stalking the streets of Innocence, and Caroline may be a prime target for murder.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sheriff Burke
Josie Longstreet
Bobby Lee
Toby March
Edda Lou Hatinger
Austin Hatinger
Cy Hatinger
Billy T Bonny


In a Mississippi backwater, slick womanizer Tucker Longstreet enjoys the good life, managing the luxurious family trust for himself, screw-up big brother Dwayne and sister Josie. Tucker suddenly becomes the prime suspect in FBI agent Matthew Burns's search for a serial killer, whose victims include two or his flirts, including crazy brute Austin Hatinger's daughter Edda Lou, who falsely claimed to be carrying his child. Tucker's new neighbor, retired concert violinist Caroline Waverly, initially mistrusts him, having just moved in to her recently deceased grandma's house, but soon appreciates his charms and generosity, even to Austin's abused boy Cy, and becomes his lover. But the violent crime rage is far from over. Written by KGF Vissers

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13 June 2011 (USA)  »

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Coupable innocence  »

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Written by Kari Kimmel
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If You Like a Southern Setting and Lifetime Movies....
21 September 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Then this movie is for you.

There are A LOT of cheesy accents (I even heard one of the actors mistakenly do a BOSTON accent at one point!).

Despite these accent issues, if you like a Southern setting (think, 'The Skeleton Key', but with a Lifetime feel) - then you will probably dig this movie.

I would not consider this a suspense film, as there are no suspenseful moments whatsoever. It's a very PG "mystery". I would allow my daughter to watch it (she's 11).

They didn't make this movie to win any awards. It is what it is, and the makers of the movie know it. Lot of cute male eye candy too ;) Perfect for a lazy afternoon on the couch. Give it a shot.


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